Bristol Myers Squibb Associate MES Engineer in Devens, Massachusetts

The BMS Devens currently has an opening for Associate MES Engineer in the Digital Plant Organization. The candidate should have knowledge of biologics or clinical manufacturing in an automated environment, with a demonstrated track record of proficiency with control systems, Manufacturing Execution system (MES) and a proven ability to troubleshoot and resolve time sensitive issues. The candidate should also have knowledge of control system and Manufacturing system installation and configuration as well as a good understanding of the software development life cycle process.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assure reliable 24/7 operation of integrated manufacturing and Lab Automated systems.

  • Provide “On-call” rotating support for manufacturing, laboratory information, Analytics and reporting systems that support the creation of electronic batch records and facilitate product release.

  • Assisting in different phases of system upgrade or implementation projects

  • Develop methods for maintaining and documenting adherence to BMS policies and procedures for manufacturing and information systems.

  • Develop and maintain a MES support strategy that integrates process knowledge, equipment design, and quality standards with information technology to reduce down-time, elevate the level of regulatory compliance, and introduce efficiency gains through effective use of available technologies

  • Responsible for the software and data maintenance of computer systems used for the development, testing, and the production of drug substances.

  • Work closely with the cross functional team in the evaluation and implementation of Control system and MES application updates and changes.

  • Responsible for the change management process of the existing systems

  • Support software and configuration required for external systems interfaces such as DeltaV, SAP, LIMS, and Maximo.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve system configuration and infrastructure issues

  • Responsible for working with end users to understand data output requirements and provide reports as needed to support business decisions

Qualifications: and Experiences

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering or Science field with at least 2 years of experience working in the process industry, preferably BioTech/ Pharmaceutical

  • Experience in project execution with working knowledge of SDLC Experience in FDA regulated industries; knowledge of cGMP, 21 CFR part 11 and validation is a plus

  • Exposure to MES and Control system technologies, with knowledge of historian and reporting applications, automated data collection, visualization, workflow, and database applications. Emerson DeltaV, Syncade, Werum, OSI PI, Crystal Reports, SQL Reports, Visual basic expertise would be preferable. MS Windows Server, MS SQL server, Oracle, and MS SharePoint also a plus.

  • Experience and/or substantial understanding of process control principles and common system vendors’ available products.

  • Skills in S88 batch, historian technology, databases, and reporting systems.

  • Demonstrated expertise and competence in integrated recipe design in MES systems.

  • Ability to work in a diverse work environment, manage multiple priorities, and at times, be self-directed.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment.

  • Proven record of supporting continuous improvement efforts with digital technologies

  • Experience of successfully interacting and working with internal and external partners at multiple levels of responsibility in a manufacturing / engineering or production environment

  • Basic understanding of integration between MES and other systems

  • Project Management experience is a plus

  • Must have excellent written and communication skills

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.