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Bristol Myers Squibb Cell Therapy Facility Project Manager in Devens, Massachusetts

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision – transforming patients’ lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease – and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.


This role will utilize project management best practices to enable the successful and on-time start-up of the future Devens CTF Facility. Optimizing and maximizing facility capacity through the modeling of people and equipment utilization and the flow of people and materials in the facility. After startup of the facility is complete and PLIs are completed, this position will evolve to include Operational Excellence.

Join the team that will be building the Devens Cell Therapy manufacturing organization and starting up the new manufacturing facility!


  • Meet with project teams to ensure PM best practices are adhered to. Define project requirements, scope and objectives

  • Track resource utilization across projects and initiatives.

  • Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short- and long-term goals

  • Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis

  • Participate in project meetings and propose improvements if necessary

  • Plan and manage team goals, project schedules and new information

  • Supervise current projects and coordinate all team members to keep workflow on track

  • Adhere to budget by monitoring expenses and implementing cost-saving measures

  • Support GPDO strategic initiatives and operational excellence project teams to provide analysis and lean approach across the organization

  • Use change management methods to mitigate barriers to improvement efforts

  • Process mapping for business processes

  • Collecting and reporting metrics

  • Managing the Continuous Improvement Project Intake and Prioritization process within GPDO

  • Designing and deploying visual management systems throughout GPDO

  • Participating in regular staff and strategy meetings to agree priorities and tactics

  • Maintaining alignment in methodology, procedure and governance within GPDO

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


  • Science, Engineering, Business BS/BA required or 5 -10 years of business/operations experience.

  • PMP certified strongly preferred

  • Experience modeling manufacturing processes (People, equipment, inventories) is a plus.

  • Experience in a Lean Six Sigma environment a must. Black Belt a plus


  • Minimum 5 years of Biotech/pharmaceutical operations experience required with a proven track record of successfully supporting and facilitating numerous and large cross-functional projects and initiatives.

  • Development comprehensive project plans

  • Experience managing a range of small and large projects and teams.

  • Understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) as related to Pharmaceutical and Biotech Manufacturing

  • Knowledge and previous work experience with process mapping, Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Reengineering a plus.

  • Familiarity with Visio or other process mapping tools.

  • Knowledge of performance measurement tools and metrics.

  • Good facilitation, change management, interpersonal and problem-solving skills required.


Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

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 with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, or any part of the recruitment process direct your inquiries to Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

Company: Bristol Myers Squibb

Req Number: R1540067

Updated: 2021-05-08 00:41:48.181 UTC

Location: Devens,Massachusetts

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, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, gender expression, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law.