Bristol Myers Squibb Associate Scientist/Engineer I in East Syracuse, New York


The Manufacturing Technology Associate Scientist/Engineer will support Manufacturing Operations (upstream processing, inoculum, cell banking, facilities and materials management) on a daily basis, as well as lead or contribute to strategic projects


  • Support projects and identify opportunities for productivity, robustness, quality, business process, and safety improvements.

  • Regular and frequent on-floor observation to support and improve manufacturing.

  • Lead Quality Investigations to determine root cause

  • Assess product impact and determine CAPA.

  • Originate, review and evaluate change controls.

  • Support PPQ and BLA filings including on-floor support, data verification and data analysis.

  • Support technical transfer of new molecules, perform facility fit and lead implementation of product/process transfers between manufacturing facilities.

  • Collect process data, perform statistical analysis and identify opportunities for improvement of process performance.

  • Author protocols and final technical reports for requested initiatives/ studies.

  • Review manufacturing batch records (MBR), standard operating procedures (SOP), and other cGMP documentation, as required.

  • Follow cGMP requirements.


Specific Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, etc:

  • The candidate must have demonstrated verbal, written, and communication skills and a successful proven history of working with technical teams.

  • Technical writing and data presentation abilities are requirements.

  • Experience with manufacturing support or technical transfer of upstream processing, including cell culture, bioreactor operation and primary recovery unit operations.

Education/Experience/ Licenses/Certifications:

  • BS with 2+ years experience or a MS with 0-2 years experience required. Degree in Engineering field (e.g. Chemical, Biological) or relevant biotechnology coursework strongly preferred.

  • Experience should include technical support of cGMP/Biologics facility (R&D, technology transfer, manufacturing).

Physical Demands:

This position is primarily an office-based role and requires repetitive use of hands and wrist (computer work), and infrequent lifting of items not to exceed 50 lbs. Occasional bending, twisting and stooping to allow for gowning into classified environment required.

Work Environment:

This position is primarily office based with occasional work in a classified GMP manufacturing environment. Work will take part both individually and as part of a group.


  • This position requires up to 5% of travel

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.