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Bristol Myers Squibb

Supplier Quality Manager (R1557763-en-us)


Development Manager



Devens, Massachusetts, 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.

Bristol Myers Squibb is looking for a Supplier Quality Manager to join our amazing team in Devens, MA! If you have strong experience in quality management of materials/suppliers - this is your opportunity! As a Supplier Quality Manager, you will provide Quality oversight of the GMP material lifecycle management program at the Devens site which includes material qualification, supplier change notifications, internal change management and supplier nonconformance reporting / resolution.

This position is Hybrid, 50/50 remote & onsite.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Quality management of supplier related activities including but not limited to, material qualification for GMP use, changes to existing materials, reduced testing and direct dispense.

  • Support risk management activities including planning, design and assessments associated with GMP suppliers and materials.

  • Supports the site’s change management program by providing impact assessments and owning change actions.

  • Provides quality oversight for assessments of Supplier Change Notifications and drive actions through to completion.

  • Collaborate with suppliers to drive resolutions to GMP material/service non-conformances identified at the Devens site.

  • Review and approve investigations/corrections performed by a supplier.

  • May assist in preparing for and hosting of regulatory inspections/audits.  

Role Qualifications & Experience:

  • Knowledge of science generally attained through studies resulting in a B.S., in science, engineering, biochemistry or related discipline, or combination of education, experience and training.

  • A minimum 6 years of directly relevant experience in a regulated environment with 4 years focused on product quality is required.

  • Experience in quality management of suppliers that provide raw materials, consumables and services used in biotech bulk and finished product manufacturing is highly desirable.

  • Extensive knowledge of US and EU cGMP regulations and guidance.

  • Knowledge of Quality Risk Management (QMS) principles.

  • Working knowledge of electronic QMSs including any of the following: SAP, LIMS, TrackWise, Veeva/Infinity.

  • Work experience where attention to detail and personal accountability were critical to success.

  • Experience working in a team-based environment with a diverse group of people.

  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills are required.


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 Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

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