Bristol Myers Squibb Cell Culture Operator in Syracuse, New York

The primary role of the Manufacturing Operator is working on routine manufacturing assignments detailed in written procedures and batch records, where adherence with cGMP regulations and safety are required.


  • Works on routine manufacturing assignments per written procedures, where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practices is required.

  • Adheres to Good Manufacturing Practices and Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Checks raw materials. Assembles, cleans and sterilizes process equipment, monitors processes.

  • Completes work instructions and maintains clean room environment to comply with regulatory requirements.

  • Trains for proficiency in the operation of primary production equipment within the assigned functional area including process automation systems.

  • Work on assignments that are routine in nature where judgement is required in resolving problems and making routine recommendations.

  • Supports safe work environment.


Candidate must have good troubleshooting and mechanical skills. Demonstrated proficiency in common computer tools such a word processing, spreadsheet and web based applications. The nature of the position demands keen attention to detail. Demonstrates good interpersonal skills, is attentive and approachable. Maintains a professional and productive relationship with area management and co-workers. Prior evidence of successful participation on work/study teams where combined contribution, collaboration, and results were expected.


High school diploma is required. Knowledge of science generally attained through studies resulting in a B.S. in science, engineering, biochemistry, related discipline, or its equivalent is desired.

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

This position is located in a manufacturing facility with classified areas requiring appropriate personal protective equipment. This role will require contact with hazardous materials such as caustic, acid and steam. Frequent bending, twisting, squatting, kneeling climbing and reaching is required. Role also requires infrequent unassisted lifting (not to exceed 50 lbs.). Repetitive use of arms/hand/ wrists, grasping is also required. Position involves working shift, which includes weekends, holidays and overtime. The work environment involves activities in a manufacturing facility. The environment incudes limited exposure to noise (> 85 dBA), hazardous chemicals and equipment temperature extremes.

We’re creating innovative medicines for patients fighting serious diseases. We’re also nurturing our own diverse team with inspiring work and challenging career options. No matter the role, each one of us makes a contribution. And that makes all the difference.

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.