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Senior Bioprocess 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.

Our growing campus is located 45 miles northwest of Boston in Devens, MA. The site totals 700,000 square feet on 89 acres and currently supports process development, clinical manufacturing and commercial manufacturing for biologics medicines and construction is underway for a new state of the art Cell Therapy facility. This is an exciting time to join BMS in Devens and be part of our expanding team!

Position Summary

The Senior Bioprocess Associate uses current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) in the execution of commercial manufacturing processes for the manufacture of therapeutic proteins used in medicines that are revolutionizing the treatment of serious disease.

Key Responsibilities

  • Operate production equipment within an assigned functional area adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and standard operating procedures (SOPs)

  • Revise and create process documents and assist with process related investigations

  • Train for proficiency in process automation and supporting business systems and in the operation of primary production equipment to complete process steps including buffer preparation, column packing, chromatography, and filtration in a clean room environment

  • Lead in maintaining material and components inventory level

  • Support a safe work environment and contribute to area specific initiatives associated with work safety

  • Weigh and check raw materials

  • Assemble, clean and autoclave process components

  • Assist in maintaining material and component inventory levels

  • Work on routine manufacturing assignments per written procedures that are moderately complex with minimal instructions

  • Assist in revising and creating process documents (i.e., SOPs and Batch Records) and assist with process related investigations.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum high school diploma required; knowledge of science generally attained through completion of a certificate program or Associates Degree in Biotechnology or a related field desired

  • 2+ years of experience with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) regulations and prior work experience in a clean room or highly regulated environment required

  • Prior experience successfully participating on work teams where personal accountability, attention to detail, collaboration, and results were expected

  • Demonstrated proficiency in common computer tools and web-based applications

  • Troubleshooting ability is required

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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 adastaffingsupport@bms.com . Visit careers.bms.com/eeo-accessibility 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.

Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.

Company: Bristol Myers Squibb

Req Number: R1563890

Updated: 2022-12-07 04:35:11.167 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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