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Bristol Myers Squibb Engineer, Manufacturing Support in Waltham, 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.


  • Knowledge generally attained through studies resulting in a B.S. in engineering (Chemical or Mechanical preferred), a related discipline or equivalent.

  • 5-10 years of experience (or equivalent) working in a cGMP manufacturing setting including direct support of manufacturing equipment and processes

  • The individual should have the ability to organize and manage multiple small but complex technical projects, and should have demonstrated effectiveness working in both a team environment as well as an individual contributor role.

  • Knowledge / expertise of engineering and operational principles of biopharmaceutical manufacturing equipment such as bioreactors, centrifugation, chromatography, UF/DF, CIP and SIP. Knowledge of DeltaV is highly desirable. Ability to use process data to troubleshoot equipment and automation is required

  • Core competencies are expected to be high level critical thinking skills, ability to communicate well across various functions, and include a deep technical understanding of process flow and biopharmaceutical manufacturing equipment operation, ability to collect and analyze data for in depth investigative activities, and a basic understanding of process/equipment design

  • Ability to work extended hours or a modified work schedule is required for coverage of 24/7 manufacturing operations. The position is Monday through Friday, first shift, but requires on call availability

Roles and Responsibilities:

This role is accountable to:

  • Provide engineering support of automated manufacturing production equipment for both upstream and downstream processes. Equipment to be supported include, but are not limited to, bioreactors, depth filters, centrifugation, column chromatography and ultrafiltration/diafiltration (UFDF) systems

  • Design and procure new single-use consumables and review and approve single-use consumable drawings required for the manufacturing facility

  • Lead/Support maintenance activities including review of preventative maintenance (PM), engineering drawing updates, and out of tolerance investigations for calibration of critical equipment. Provide engineering oversight of unique and technical PM work.

  • Provide technical guidance and leadership for manufacturing, including person-in-plant coverage and troubleshooting

  • Lead small and large capital projects and support large capital projects, including user requirement definition, installation, commissioning, and validation activities (IQ, OQ, PQ) ensuring equipment meets functional and user requirements. Ensure adherence to site/company engineering specifications.

  • Identify opportunities for safety and continuous improvement projects and execute implementation including implementation of new technologies

  • Execute process, automation and equipment change controls

  • Lead safety initiatives and medium/high risk investigation activities and associated compliance and safety CAPA action plans

  • Support health authority inquiries and inspections as applicable

  • Provides mentoring to junior members of the Manufacturing Support group.


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 Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

Company: Bristol Myers Squibb

Req Number: R1532618

Updated: 2021-06-23 02:53:25.387 UTC

Location: Waltham,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.