Bristol Myers Squibb Senior Safety System Engineer, Facilities in Devens, Massachusetts
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The Sr. Safety System Engineer will have a strong focus on maintaining, troubleshooting and monitoring equipment to ensure continuous operations. Individual is expected to demonstrate technical expertise in with systems assigned for maintenance and troubleshooting. The individual in this role must be available for call-in work and perform other duties as required.
Duties & Responsibilities
Provides engineering support required for specific assigned utility infrastructure, systems and equipment.
Develops of user requirements for new equipment and modifications to existing equipment and systems from concept through supporting installation with the collaboration of stakeholders.
Performing code analyses to determine whether code is safety significant.
Role will support of the following operations at the BMS Devens campus:- Biologics Large Scale Commercial Manufacturing- Biologics Clinical Manufacturing- Biologics Cell Bank Manufacturing- Biologics Development and Laboratory operations- CAR-T (Cell Therapy) Manufacturing
Provide ownership of fire and life safety systems. This includes but not limited: fire related safety devices & systems, equipment safety devices, eyewash & safety showers,
Support and coordinate site startup and commissioning and support validation activities for specified equipment.
During operations and capital projects, the Engineer will work with stakeholders including Third Party Integrator, Manufacturing, Quality, and EHS organizations providing support of equipment and systems including on-the-floor troubleshooting of equipment.
During construction of future projects, responsibilities will include developing scope and justification, design reviews, preparation of specifications, execution and evaluation of factory acceptance tests for utility equipment, assessment of spare part requirements, generation of PM Job Plans, Operational Work Instructions, and walk down of equipment systems prior to handover. Sign off of as built drawings and review of TOP.
Provides technical expertise as Subject Matter Expert for assigned equipment ensuring continued compliance to regulatory, company and site policy and procedure.
Addresses equipment issues identified by stakeholder; assesses production needs and opportunities; coordination with internal groups and outside contractors; generates specifications for the procurement of equipment and Instrumentation; installation modification of equipment and systems, reduces equipment downtime, develops and supports the implementation of capital project scopes, performs project management for non-capital modification projects for assigned equipment, supports compliance efforts related to Deviations, CAPA, change management and contamination investigations.
Knowledge & Skill
Knowledge of plant engineering and science generally attained through studies resulting in a B.S., in engineering (Electrical, Chemical or Mechanical preferred), a related discipline, or its equivalent. Additional course work, certifications, and license(s) are desirable.
Ability to perform fire alarm system impairments desirable.
A minimum of 6-8 years relevant experience in biopharmaceutical industry or its equivalent including experience with plant utilities and auxiliary systems.
The individual should have the ability to manage and organize multiple complex technical projects and familiarity with the manufacturing operations of large-scale production facilities as well as GMP experience.
Candidates must be effective in both a team environment and an individual contributor role.
Knowledgeable in engineering principles related industrial building utilities troubleshooting.
Ability to work extended hours or a modified work schedule as required for coverage of start-up activities for future projects and support of ongoing 24/7 manufacturing facility.
The job requires technical knowledge, and the candidate should have the ability to proactively troubleshoot and possess the desire to continue to develop technically and professionally.
This position requires a solid working relationship with internal Manufacturing, Site Engineering, and Quality departments.
This position also requires a solid working relationship with external equipment vendors and Third-Party Facilities management company.
Typical daily activities are within the office environment and within the Central Utility Building and the other campus facilities as required. Engineers will be responsible for working within the manufacturing facility where hazardous chemicals may be present, and PPE will be required at times.
Ability to work extended hours or a modified work schedule as required for coverage of startup activities for future projects and support of ongoing 24/7 Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing.
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Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is a necessary job function of this role, which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and it enhances the Company culture.
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Company: Bristol Myers Squibb
Req Number: R1573328
Updated: 2023-09-29 00:31:17.746 UTC
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