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Bristol Myers Squibb

Technical Lead, Manufacturing IT Operations, GMO IT


IT Auditor


Tampa, Florida, 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.

We are seeking an IT Technical Lead for Manufacturing IT Operations in the GMO IT organization.

This role will collaborate with stakeholders and Technical Subject Matter Experts in Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and Quality organizations within Bristol-Myers Squibb as well as Third Party Manufacturers.

The candidate will have the opportunity to understand and articulate the digital capability needs and drive business outcomes. The role will entail process and data modelling used to support production scheduling operations and other process analytics needs.

The current IT landscape includes Supply Chain Scheduling Systems, Manufacturing Execution Systems, Process Historians and Enterprise Resource Planning systems. Additional systems include capabilities to support Continued Process Verification and Multivariate Analytics.

Position Responsibilities:

  • This role will collaborate and partner with: (1) Technical delivery teams, (2) Manufacturing and Supply Chain SMEs, and (3) Process Monitoring & Analytics teams to build new digital capabilities.

  • This hands-on technical SME will be responsible for facilitating project execution throughout the project lifecycle (i.e., budgeting, business requirements gathering, process modelling, system configuration and verification/validation, and project communication).

  • This role will be responsible for providing input into annual budget activities for assigned projects, including cost information into budget requests and projection estimates.

Competencies – Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • This role will require understanding the source data systems and manufacturing processes including but not limited to: (1) supply chain planning/scheduling, (2) multivariate process analytics, (3) automation/data historian, (4) manufacturing execution, and (4) continued process verification.

  • This role will require proficiency in SQL and familiarity with object-oriented programming (i.e., C , C++, JAVA or Python).

  • This role will require prior experience in data analysis and data verification to facilitate model development and testing.

  • This role will require prior business analysis and requirement gathering and documentation experience.

  • This role will require working on multiple supply chain and process data analytics projects simultaneously while adapting to shifting business needs, implementation schedules and manufacturing capabilities.

  • This role will participate in project and program meetings for reporting updates on status, schedule, issues, risks, and mitigations and will be responsible for reporting on assigned projects.

Experience – Responsibility and minimum number of years:

  • Experience: 5+ years of relevant industry and technical experience, preferably in the biopharmaceutical industry, with exposure to technical projects in Supply Chain and/or Manufacturing.

  • Experience with production planning and scheduling systems in Manufacturing Operations.

  • Experience working with and understanding pharmaceutical processes for Pharma, Biologics and/or Cell Therapy Manufacturing Operations.

  • Knowledge and understanding of database structures from typical source data systems is required, leading to the integration of multiple data sources into an aggregate view, including ERP, LIMS, MES and Data Historian.

  • Demonstrated application of Statistical Process Control, multivariate modeling, process capability and related statistical analysis is preferred.


  • Education: BS in Engineering and/or Information Systems with strong manufacturing process background

  • On-the-job and/or academic training in one or more of these systems: scheduling, automation/data historian, manufacturing execution, multivariate analytics

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.

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