Bristol Myers Squibb Senior Bioprocess Associate in Devens, Massachusetts
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.
One shared journey is moving us forward at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious disease. Empowered to apply our individual talents and ideas so that we can learn and grow together, we are driven to make a difference, from innovative research to hands-on community support. 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 the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.
Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, Devens Clinical Manufacturing, the Sr. Bioprocess Associate of Upstream Clinical Manufacturing is responsible for advancing the mid to late stage clinical pipeline according to established work instructions and in accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs). The Clinical Manufacturing Building (CMB) is a brand new, state of the art facility utilizing single-use technology.
Key responsibilities include:
Weighs and checks raw materials. Assembles, cleans and autoclaves process components. Assists in maintaining material and component inventory levels. Operates primary production equipment to complete process steps including media preparation, aseptic transfers, and cell culture and harvest operations in a clean room environment. Adheres to Good Manufacturing Practices and standard operating procedures. Must recognize deviations from accepted practice. Works on routine manufacturing assignments per written procedures that are moderately complex with minimal instructions. Revises and creates process documents, i.e. SOP’s and Batch Records, with little to no instruction and assists with process related investigations. Effectively uses in process automation systems (i.e. Delta V and Syncade Interactions, OSI/Pi Historian) and some supporting business systems (i.e. SAP. Trackwise, Maximo etc.) to maintain production records. Assists with reviewing batch and exception reports associated with each manufacturing lot, in conjunction with supervisor and Quality representative. Provide assistance for areas specific initiatives associated with work safety
Knowledge of science generally attained through studies resulting in a B.S., in engineering, biochemistry or science related discipline is desired but not required.
A minimum of 2+ years of upstream process operations experience in a biotechnology manufacturing facility subject to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) regulations.
Practical knowledge of regulations such as GMP’s and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP). Previous experience with single use technology a plus.
Prior evidence of successful participation on work teams where combined contribution, collaboration, and results were expected. Maintains a professional and productive relationship with area management and co- workers.
Demonstrates good interpersonal skills, is attentive and approachable. Takes responsibility for personal safety and contributes to establishing a safe workplace environment.
Demonstrated proficiency in common computer tools such as word processing, spreadsheet and web based applications.
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.