Bristol Myers Squibb Associate Scientist I / II in Hopewell, New Jersey

Division: Biologics – Molecular and Analytical Development (MAD).

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global BioPharma company firmly focused on its Mission to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases. BMS delivered 14 new medicines to patients in the past 10 years. Innovation is critical for successfully executing our BioPharma strategy. Bristol-Myers Squibb's pipeline is one of the most innovative in the industry. Our pipeline includes a number of biologics products such as YERVOY®, ORENCIA®, NULOJIX®, OPDIVO®, and a number of exciting clinical stage compounds. We embrace a diverse workforce and inclusive culture. The health, safety, professional development, work-life balance and equitable, respectful treatment of our employees are among our highest priorities.

The Associate Scientist I/II position within the Impurities group in the Analytical Method Development organization has the opportunity to contribute to the development, application, and implementation of impurity-related analytical methods in support of the clinical product development of biologics in the BMS pipeline. This position reports to the Senior Scientist of the Impurity Methods Center of Excellence, within the Biologics Development organization of BMS Global Manufacturing and Supply (GMS) division.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain readiness of the GMP laboratory. This includes, but not limited to, preventative maintenance and calibration of equipment, maintaining laboratory supplies, sample inventory and preparation, audit preparation and readiness, 5S initiatives

  • Participate in the development and validation work for various impurity methods

  • Write method development, qualification/validation protocol and reports, method procedures and technical transfer reports

  • Maintain laboratory notebook and record keeping under GxP compliance and guidelines

  • Participate in departmental initiatives.

Qualifications :

  • BS in related discipline with a minimum of 4-6 years relevant experience

  • MS in related discipline with 2-4 years relevant experience

  • Proficient with variety of bioanalytical techniques, specifically qPCR and ELISA based residual assays.

  • Experienced in the use of SoftMax Pro software.

  • Experiences in a GMP environment is required.

  • Proficient with analytical instrument operation, maintenance troubleshooting and software programming

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal required.

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