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Bristol Myers Squibb QC Senior Associate - Bioseparations 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.

QC Senior Associate – Bioseparations

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 Senior 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 stability samples of Bulk Drug Substances and Drug Products in a cGMP compliant Bioseparations laboratory.

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

  • May author revisions to SOPs for managerial review and approval.

  • Train on additional methodologies, and provide support to a broader spectrum of testing responsibilities.

  • Support investigations through data gathering or interview process.

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 2 years relevant experience in a cGMP Biologics QC laboratory or equivalent in related laboratory environment.

  • Demonstrated experience with basic laboratory techniques such as pH, UV-Vis, volumetric measurement, pipetting analytical weighing, and basic laboratory safety practices.

  • Prior experience in HPLC/UPLC, SDS-PAGE, iCIEF, and Capillary Electrophoresis (CE) is preferred.

  • A working knowledge of regulatory standards as they apply to GMP laboratories.

  • Attention to detail and demonstrated organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated manual dexterity.

  • Knowledge of basic electronic systems (email, MS Office, etc.)

  • Experience with LIMS and ELN computer applications a plus.

Contacts

  • 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

  • Sr. 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

  • Sr. 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.

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 any part of the recruitment process direct your inquiries to adastaffingsupport@bms.com. Visit careers.bms.com/eeo-accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

Company: Bristol Myers Squibb

Req Number: R1539780

Updated: 2021-05-06 01:05:15.477 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.

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