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Bristol Myers Squibb

Manager, Senior Engineer I or II MSAT Gene Delivery and Editing Cell Therapy


Senior Network Engineer


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.

Position Summary

BMS is looking for a Senior Engineer to join the Manufacturing Science and Technology Gene Delivery and Editing department. The position will be responsible for the routine MSAT lab activities: equipment maintenance, experimental design and execution, and support PPQ strategies and commercial manufacturing. The Process Engineer will support product lifecycle management, including commercialization and evolution of cell therapy products as well as day to day operations in the lab. The role will be cross-functional and will interact with other groups This person will collaborate across all CMC functional areas to insure project advancement, rapid and best in class execution, and communication of challenges/opportunities. The Senior Engineer will play a key role in product lifecycle management, including strategic development, characterization, commercialization, and evolution of cell therapy products.

Key Responsibilities

These include, but are not limited to, the following

The initial focus area for this position is to support the onboarding of the new Vector MS&T lab. Create and revise technical documentation (e.g. changes controls, SOPs, and batch records) Support the implementation of new technologies and procedures into the lab Support the design and execution of studies to support commercial manufacturing deviation investigations. Support the design and execution of process characterization studies. Collaborate with commercial vector team to identify opportunities for process improvements Provide data collection, interpretation, and analysis on manufacturing and manufacturing support processes. Determine areas of opportunity, shifts and trends, and states of control Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Process Development, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance and External Manufacturing. Performing process fit-to-plant, equipment characterization and scale-up, process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)-based risk assessment, creation of Process Flow Diagrams. Develop simulated process models to estimate throughput capacity, resources and inventory levels.

Required Qualifications

  • OpEx and Lean Six Sigma project experience is strongly preferred
  • Experience in a viral vector environment is strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work in cross functional teams, meet deadlines, and prioritize multiple projects.
  • Experience in development and/or characterization of biologics and/or cell therapy manufacturing processes.
  • Experience with cGMP, ICH guidelines, PPQ (process validation), and working with a Quality organization.
  • Experience working in a self-driven, performance/results oriented, fast paced matrix environment.
  • Experience or knowledge of creating computer-based process models using process simulation software.
  • Experience or knowledge of statistical analysis using statistical software package.
  • Able to creatively manage time and elevate relevant issues to project lead and line management.
  • Strong scientific and technical writing.
  • Detail oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally.

Qualifications & Experience

  • BSc or MSc in Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering or equivalent with 4+ years of relevant experience in process development or commercial manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of CAR-T and/or lentiviral vector manufacturing a plus.



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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