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Bristol Myers Squibb QC Associate 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 Description

Bristol-Myers Squibb is seeking a quality control professional to join our QC Bioseparations team, performing QC testing in support of biologics bulk drug substance manufacturing and Stability Studies using defined methods in a cGMP compliant laboratory. The QC Associate assures test results are accurately recorded and abnormal data or equipment/instrument malfunctions are promptly reported to supervisors. The QC Bioseparations team works day shifts Monday through Friday.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform routine testing and data review of batch release, and/or stability samples of Bulk Drug Substance in a cGMP compliant Bioseparations laboratory.

  • Executes routine procedures based on methodologies/responsibilities of the QC Bioseparations team, such as HPLC, UPLC, iCIEF, Capillary Electrophoresis (CE), and Gel Electrophoresis.

Education, Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of science generally attained through studies resulting in a BS in the physical or life sciences, a related discipline, or the equivalent in related experience.

  • A minimum of 0-2 years of experience in a Biologics QC laboratory or related biopharmaceutical cGLP or cGMP lab.

  • Experience in analytical test methods such as HPLC and Gel Electrophoresis highly preferred.

  • Knowledge of lab software applications (e.g. LIMS, ELN (LES/SmartLab), Empower) preferred.

  • High attention to detail and demonstrated organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team to complete assignments within defined time constraints.

  • Ability to interpret and apply cGMPs, USP, regulatory requirements and industry best practices.

  • Demonstrated manual dexterity.

  • Demonstrates problem solving and analytical thinking skills.


  • Will work in teams and have continual interaction with members of his/her team as well as other sub-teams within QC, in order to exchange information regarding testing completed, in process and planned.

  • Daily contact with her/his supervisory staff for work assignments. Routine contact with supervisor for coaching and general performance management discussions.

  • Occasional contact with other line management staff relating to specific project responsibilities may be expected.

Working Conditions

  • Associates primarily work in a cGMP laboratory and follow techniques which require one to be alert, giving a high attention to detail, to properly use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and to handle hazardous materials.

  • Overtime work may be required on weekdays, weekends, holidays, and during adverse weather conditions in support of manufacturing facility.

  • Flexibility to work irregular hours and short notice overtime.

Decision Making

  • Associates should be observant of their work area and related tools and identify and report any discrepancy from normal practice or procedure.

  • Incumbents normally receive detailed instructions on routine work and detailed instructions on new assignments.


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.

Company: Bristol Myers Squibb

Req Number: R1534110-en-us

Updated: 2021-01-27 04:21:47.343 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.