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Bristol Myers Squibb

Senior Manager, Sr. QC Scientist, Micro Trainer, QC-Training

Science and Research

Scientist

No

Summit, New Jersey, United States

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision – transforming patients’ lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease – and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

The QC Scientist Micro Trainer manages and administers the training program for Microbiology and Environmental Monitoring CAR-T QC laboratories. This includes, but is not limited to, establishing and maintaining curriculum for lab personnel, assisting with the hands-on, and working with SMEs to schedule training. Additionally, the QC Senior Scientist Training will manage the microbiology and aseptic qualification training laboratories and assist with related projects to maintain training proficiency. This position will work closely with the site's training and development team.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of cGMP/Pharmaceutical regulations
  • Advanced understanding of QC Microbiology Laboratory Functionality
  • Advanced hands-on knowledge of aseptic techniques
  • Advanced hands-on knowledge of various microbiology and environmental monitoring techniques, including but not limited to Endotoxin testing, Sterility testing, Gram Stain, Growth Promotion, and qPCR
  • Capable of writing technically
  • Capable of leading and working cross-functionally
  • Proven experience working as a detailed oriented team player with effective planning, organization, and execution skills
  • Ability to work effectively at a fast pace with cross-functional departments to finalize time-sensitive deliverables
  • Has a customer service mindset to ensure all stakeholder needs are met
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient presentation delivery skills
  • Technical writing capability
  • Ability to solve routine and complex problems
  • Ability to provide on-call support in case of emergent issues

Education and Experience:

  • Master's degree preferred or Bachelor's degree with additional work experience described below.
  • A Master's degree with three years of relevant work experience or a Bachelor's degree with five years of relevant work experience is required, preferably in a regulated pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.
  • An equivalent combination of education, experience, and training may substitute.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Sr. QC Scientist Micro Trainer's primary responsibilities are ensuring the effective qualification of trainees for EM and Micro-specific laboratory techniques.

Technical Requirements

  • Support microbiology and environmental monitoring techniques training and other departmental training as appropriate
  • Develop and deliver training presentations on pertinent topics to large groups of personnel on an as-needed basis, including annual refresher training, remedial training, and on a needed basis to support QC
  • Maintain training metrics
  • Perform approvals for relevant training activities
  • Author and review training documents as required
  • Review all data in accordance with applicable procedures and cGMP requirements
  • Apply technical knowledge and abilities to ensure all testing is performed in a compliant manner
  • Become a Qualified Trainer
  • Deliver training effectively as per the approved training materials and methods or governing procedures
  • Document training as per approved training materials
  • Assist with the development of curricula and training materials
  • Identify opportunities to improve training operations or laboratory process or setup
  • Maintain control of training documents and assist with the proper filing within the training and learning team
  • Continue to grow in cell biology and environmental and microbiology techniques
  • Establish a Training laboratory facility to accommodate hands-on training across multiple microbiology and environmental monitoring QC methods
  • Manage and facilitate instructor lead training and the job training
  • Cross-train on other components and tasks of the QC laboratory to become a trainer for those areas as well

WORKING CONDITIONS (US Only):

  • The incumbent will be working in a laboratory setting for up to six (6) hours per day.
  • The incumbent will be working around biohazardous materials, including chemical agents, for up to six (6) hours per day.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. The primary duties and responsibilities are intended to describe those functions essential to this job's performance.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Some other duties and responsibilities are considered incidental or secondary to the overall purpose of this job. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management.

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.

To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application or if you are applying to a role based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico and you believe that you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, during or any part of the recruitment process, please direct your inquiries to adastaffingsupport@bms.com. Visit careers.bms.com/eeo-accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

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