Bristol Myers Squibb Cell Culture Operator in Syracuse, New York

Summary:The primary role of Cell Culture Operator is working on routine manufacturing assignments detailed in written procedures and batch records, where adherence with cGMP regulations and safety is required.

Primary job tasks include:

  1. Media and buffer preparation including checking of raw materials.

  2. Assembly, cleaning, and steaming of process equipment.

  3. Monitoring of processes and utilities.

  4. Operation of control systems and processes supporting manufacturing operations.

  5. Inoculation and harvesting activities.

  6. Process sampling activities.

  7. Maintenance of laboratory equipment.

  8. Maintains processing area in a clean and orderly fashion.

  9. Completion of training requirements.

  10. Revises documentation, (i.e. SOPs, MBRs) as required.

  11. Train personnel (Completion of Qualified Trainer training unit is required prior to training personnel).

  12. Serve as designee as directed when training and qualifications are appropriate.


Knowledge of science generally attained through studies resulting in a BS degree in science, engineering, biochemistry, related discipline, or equivalent through experience gained in a related technical field. Candidate must have demonstrated good troubleshooting and mechanical skills. Candidate must be proficient in common computer tools such as word processing, spreadsheet, and web based applications. The nature of the position demands keen attention to detail. Candidate must display good interpersonal skills, be attentive and approachable. A professional and productive relationship with area management and peers is required. Position involves working rotating shift, weekends, holidays and overtime may be required.

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.