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Bristol Myers Squibb

Training Specialist, Quality Assurance Training Development, Cell Therapy


Quality Assurance


Devens, Massachusetts, United States

Working with Us
Challenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren’t words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. You’ll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.

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. Read more:


The QATD Training Specialist is responsible for the successful implementation of NEO (new employee orientation) and the Cell Therapy Technical Training curriculum as well as the intake, development, delivery, and tracking of learning for other respective functional business clients. This position will play a key role in ensuring employees and contract staff meet compliance requirements relating to knowledge, skill, and practices necessary for her/his job performance and that they remain prepared to perform assigned tasks. This position requires cross-collaboration with technical contributors within Manufacturing, Manufacturing Technology, Quality Assurance and Site Training.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Executes equipment and process training for cell therapy manufacturing.
  • Assists with the development of training schedule with scheduling personnel to support new hire training and training for existing personnel.
  • Actively builds collaborative relationships / partnerships with all levels of the organization in the identification and implementation of learning solutions.
  • Plans and co-facilitates classroom training sessions and learning labs focusing on a wide variety of topics. Understanding with adult learning theory, instructional design, and a variety of learning methodologies
  • Provide guidance, expertise and consulting to functional managers and SMEs in the assessment of training needs, the design of appropriate training, development, and implementation, and the measurement of training effectiveness.
  • Knowledge of Cell Therapy manufacturing, GMPs, and support disciplines and the basic principles of each. Knowledge and understanding of regulatory and technical training requirements and associated processes.


  • Demonstrates initiative, teamwork, commitment, and follow-through with all training initiatives.
  • Works independently and if issues or problems are identified, works with Management to resolve.
  • Provides feedback to trainees to ensure all skills / knowledge have been acquired and communicates any skill/knowledge gaps that require additional training.
  • Solicits feedback from trainees to ensure the appropriateness of course content and for continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Collaborates with the Instructional Design team to co/develop training that is compliant and effective.
  • Maintains accurate training documentation and submission for record keeping.
  • Seeks feedback from Department Management and trainees to assess training needs and to identify areas for continuous improvement.
  • Co/develops course content and procedures including new SOPs, TRNs for system training programs as necessary.
  • Provides routine support for end users.


  • B.S in education, science, or related discipline, or its equivalent is desired.
  • Knowledge of adult learning and course design.
  • Requires a high level of understanding of cell therapy processes, systems, computer system validation, and GMP requirements.
  • Intermediate skills in design, development, and implementation of training.
  • Advanced skills in using PowerPoint, Excel and relevant site-specific computerized systems.
  • Requires a high level of organizational and time management skills.
  • Capable of delivering training virtually as well as in-person.
  • Ability to communicate information clearly to facilitate effective learning. This position requires speaking in classroom settings.
  • Requires high level of attention to detail.
  • Requires strong interpersonal skills which enable appropriate collaboration with trainees, colleagues, and subject-matter experts.


  • This position is in an office and will have time spent working on a computer.
  • The incumbent will be required to gown to access classified manufacturing areas

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 that are essential to the performance of this job.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. There are other duties and responsibilities that 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.

If you come across a role that intrigues you but doesn’t perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career.

Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing Careers
With a single vision as inspiring as “Transforming patients’ lives through science™ ”, every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

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

COVID-19 Information
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.

BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can perform complex functions through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, or in any part of the recruitment process, direct your inquiries to Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.

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