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Bristol Myers Squibb

Technical Writer- Microbiology


Technical Writer


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.

Bristol-Myers Squibb in Summit, NJ is searching for a remarkable Technical Writer- Microbiology to join our growing Quality group! As our Technical Writer- Microbiology for our Summit West Quality Control group, you will work independently and be responsible for the authoring of high-quality documentation in support of QC GMP testing at the CAR T manufacturing facility in Summit, NJ. This includes, but is not limited to, material specifications, methods, justification of specifications, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), protocols and reports.

*This role works Monday - Friday, Day Shift*

Role Responsibilities:

  • Authors and revises GMP documents.

  • Authoring new documents to support GMP test execution including, but not limited to, equipment, training, sample management, and software.

  • Revising existing documents as needed.

  • Managing the development of documents through the electronic document management system.

  • Assisting in the execution of Change Controls as needed.

  • Working with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of QC processes and their documentation requirements.

  • Producing high-quality documents that meet applicable standards and are appropriate for their intended audience.

  • Writing easy to understand instructions where required.

  • Creating tutorials to help end-users train on a variety of activities.

  • Creating and maintaining documentation projects and timelines.

  • Providing excellence attention to detail when writing or revising documents.

  • Applying critical thinking skills when developing documents for new procedures.

  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

Role Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in chemistry, microbiology, or related science; Advanced degree preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

  • At least 4 years of relevant work experience, preferably in a regulated environment.

  • Proven work experience in authoring and revising GMP documents.

  • Ability to deliver high-quality documentation while paying attention to detail.

  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable through text and pictures.

  • Excellent English writing skills.

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

  • Familiarity with GMP electronic documentation systems.

  • Ability to work in a highly regulated environment and to follow Good Documentation Practices (GDPs).

  • Advanced ability to work in a collaborative team environment and train others.

  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and manage multiple assignments while meeting timelines.

  • Ability to set priorities for the group and mentor associates.

  • Strong organizational skills and critical thinking skills.


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.

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

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