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Bristol Myers Squibb Manager, LIMS Scientist in Devens, Massachusetts

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.

Job Summary

Bristol Myers Squibb is seeking a LIMS Manager/Scientist at Cell Therapy Facility (CTF) in Devens, MA. The LIMS Manager/Scientist is responsible for the management of LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) and eLN (electronic laboratory notebook) applications with minimal supervision in support of QC laboratories, during the clinical and commercial manufacturing activities. This includes, but is not limited to, maintaining, updating, and working with Cell Therapy central LIMS supporting functions to troubleshoot all LIMS related issues and assisting with system updates and enhancements, as a subject matter expert. This position will also be the LIMS technical representative to interface with multiple groups, in integration between LIMS, Manufacturing Electronic System and SAP systems.

The Manager/Scientist role is stationed in Devens, MA and reports to the Associate Director of CTF QC Systems.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create and execute computer system validation documents (i.e. UAT, URS, OQ, PQ, etc.) as applicable and guide QC end users on the development of system enhancements with user requirements and business drivers

  • Create and maintain LIMS related SOPs to direct QC on using the system

  • Provide operations support to end users and provide guidance in the implementation of new LIMS functionality

  • Support IT in the Administration of the LIMS/eLN program and manage change controls for LIMS/eLN changes

  • Function as system superuser where applicable and track/maintain user metrics

  • Maintain master data objects and guide QC personnel on creating master data sets

  • Troubleshoot issues, solve problems and assist with investigations and deviations with minimum guidance

  • Support Business buildouts, interface with multiple groups in integration between LIMS, Manufacturing Electronic System and SAP systems, manage changes in LIMS/eLN for QC labs and support harmonization on LIMS business processes within Cell Therapy where possible

  • Participate in inspection of the system and system documentation

  • Assist with the development, implementation and deployment of training

  • Provide end user training and on-the-job training (OJT) for laboratory and production employees where required

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Advanced knowledge of LabWare or related LIMS/eLN software, Crystal Report design and Ad Hoc inquiries

  • Advanced knowledge of validation and/or maintenance of laboratory information systems and GMP regulations

  • Knowledge of analytical and microbiological test methods and environmental monitoring programs

  • Knowledge of controlled barcode label printing

  • Detail-oriented with expertise in problem solving and solid decision-making abilities

  • Ability to work independently in a high-paced team environment, meet deadlines, and prioritize work from multiple projects.

  • Ability to work with management locally and globally.

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills and interpersonal skills; Advanced ability to communicate effectively with peers, department management and cross-functional peers

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in chemistry, microbiology, or related science

  • 6+ years of relevant work experience, preferably in a regulated environment, with 4+ years of LabWare LIMS experience

  • Previous experience with validation and/or maintenance of laboratory information systems

  • Previous experience with MODA-EM a plus

An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.

If you want to challenge yourself, accelerate your career, and give new hope to patients, there’s no better place than here with our Cell Therapy team. Full of incredible and dedicated team members, those working on CAR-T and other forms of Cell Therapy are transforming patients’ lives through science. From studying individualized cell lines to making brand new discoveries, this bold and personal discipline allows you to grow your career while making a lasting impact on the field of medicine. Join us today.


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.

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Company: Bristol Myers Squibb

Req Number: R1547206

Updated: 2021-10-21 02:37:27.841 UTC

Location: Devens,Massachusetts

Bristol Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, gender expression, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law.