Associate Director, Quality Engineering (MES/LES harmonization)
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PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION:
Quality oversight of shared manufacturing instructions across multiple CT mfg sites. Specific examples include, but are not limited to:
Owns MES standard reports (i.e. batch report)
Defines Batch Record signature requirements (perform, review, verify, approve)
Quality decision owner for change requests to MES, electronic batch record components, and shared Operational instructions (SOPs, Work Instructions, etc.)
Quality oversight for shared testing instructions across multiple CT mfg sites. Specific examples include, but are not limited to:
Owns LES standard report(s) – (i.e. certificate of analysis)
Defines test method signature requirements (perform, review, verify, approve)
Quality decision owner for change requests to LIMS (e.g. CeLabs) and electronic test methods
Quality representation in communities of practice (CoP) with site end users to make data-driven decisions about continuous improvement to shared manufacturing and testing instructions.
The starting compensation for this job is a range from $149,000 – $188,000, plus incentive cash and stock opportunities (based on eligibility). The starting pay takes into account characteristics of the job, such as required skills and where the job is performed. Final, individual compensation is decided based on demonstrated experience. For more on benefits, please visit our BMS Careers site. Eligibility for specific benefits listed in our careers site may vary based on the job and location.
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REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Demonstrated proficiency with either manufacturing operations, obtained by direct experience in Manufacturing Operations or Manufacturing Science and Technology, or testing operations, obtained by direct experience in Quality Control Operations or Analytical Science and Technology.
Demonstrated proficiency with risk-based decision making. Experience with ICH Q9 risk management lifecycle from Assessment, Controls and Review.
Experience with continuous improvement, such as six sigma or LEAN methodology is required.
Experience in quality Operations, obtained by direct experience with batch record review and product release is preferred.
Experience as subject matter expert during health authority inspection is preferred.
Ability to lead cross-functional teams in a matrix environment where combined contribution, collaboration, and time bound results are expected. Successful candidates must be able to provide and receive peer feedback in a positive fashion. Role requires extensive cross-functional collaboration with representatives of Manufacturing, Quality Control test labs, IT, MSAT/AS&T and other functions.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree is required, with a preference for Science or Engineering.
Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of directly relevant experience in a combination of Manufacturing or Testing and Quality Operations roles. Experience in a regulated cGMP environment is required.
WORKING CONDITIONS: OFFICE & cGMP SPACES (US Only)
Work is performed in a typical office environment, with standard office equipment available and used. Work is generally performed seated but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no abnormal conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.
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 the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal life.
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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.
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.
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