Bristol Myers Squibb Assistant Automation Engineer in Devens, Massachusetts

  • Support 24/7 manufacturing operations that includes need based shift coverage consisting day shifts and weekend coverages.

  • Support the operation of all GMP/ Non GMP manufacturing systems (Process Automation Systems, Manufacturing Execution Systems, IT & Labs) in the Manufacturing facilities at Devens, MA.

  • Provide Troubleshooting support and guidance of Digital Plant systems in support of manufacturing and/or Lab operations.

  • Investigate the root cause of Digital Plant problems and propose solution to prevent recurrence.

  • Support the configuration, testing and implementation of process control solutions to a variety of complex technical problems

  • Ensure the documentation of the knowledge base on how to resolve issues encountered, thus facilitate the job for future activities

  • Collaborate in investigations of proprietary automation software/hardware problems with vendors.

  • Communicate proactively with supervisor and colleagues, highlighting issues and proposing solutions.

  • Follow applicable standard operating procedures while working in validated systems.

  • Be the site point of contact for IT/Automation planned/ unplanned outages and coordinate outage executions.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and technical experience.

  • 0 - 2 years working experience with control systems or manufacturing systems Preferred Emerson DeltaV, Emerson Syncade, OSISoft PI, or Rockwell Logix

  • Theoretical and applied knowledge of computerized systems and Systems Development Life Cycle.

  • Working knowledge in computerized systems (Preferred Emerson DeltaV, Emerson Syncade, OSISoft PI, or Rockwell Logix).

  • Understanding of expectations working in regulated industries such as Biotech, Pharmaceutical, Medical Device or Food-Beverage is a plus.

  • Must demonstrate an ability to understand and apply software solutions.

  • Must demonstrate an ability to troubleshoot complex problems on highly automated equipment.

  • Must be able to successfully work independently and within teams.

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced multi-tasking environment.

  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Work with all departments and with all levels of the organization, specifically Quality, Validation, Manufacturing Assistant Engineering, and Manufacturing Operations.

Work within all Site Facilities, which requires one to give a high attention to detail and on occasion to properly use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). This is a shift (Day) position providing support of 24/7 manufacturing operations. Shifts will require weekend coverage on an alternating schedule.

Exercise sound judgment in making decisions and recommendations within generally defined practices and policies and notify senior management when necessary.

Receives assignments in the form of objectives and establishes goals and processes to meet objectives. Work is reviewed by management to measure meeting of objectives and schedules.

Individual contributor

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, disability or protected veteran status.