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Bristol Myers Squibb Maintenance Specialist 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.

  • Maintain/execute routine to intermediate level maintenance activities, and operate plant clean utility and process equipment in order to sustain a large scale biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility in accordance with CFRs, SOPs, job plans, and BMS policies.

  • Ensures that all documentation for work tasks is completed with accurate information following good documentation practices (GDP).

  • Participates in a detailed training program, in order to develop one’s knowledge in the maintenance and operations field, as well as other areas of the plant.

  • Assists in the development and revision, and review related SOPs or job plans/work plans for work related areas.

  • Provides basic troubleshooting of clean utilities and process equipment/systems.

  • Supports on-call response.

  • Contact with Maintenance Team, Manufacturing Operators, Vendors, Metrology/Asset Management Team.

  • Associates/Specialists will have daily contact with her/his supervisory staff for work assignments, coaching and general management discussions.

  • Occasional contact with other line management staff relating to specific project responsibilities may be expected.

  • Basic lifting involved, accessing large manufacturing equipment, gowning for clean/controlled areas, exposure to chemicals, access to secured areas, exposure to confined space, ability to work at different heights.

*Works on a 12 hour (6AM to 6PM) rotating shift 36/48 which involves working all holidays that fall on the schedule. Required to work every rotating weekend, some holidays, and during adverse weather conditions in support of manufacturing facility. Flexibility to work irregular hours and short notice overtime. This role is inclusive of a 5% shift differential and 8 hours built in over time.

Work is performed in a state-of-the-art large scale cell culture facility with classified areas requiring appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).

These roles require some contact with hazardous materials such as caustic, and steam.

Requires overtime, weekend and on-call duty. Works on assignments that are moderately complex in nature where judgment is required in resolving problems and making routine recommendations.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • A minimum of 2 years directly related experience one of the following fields: clean utilities operations / maintenance, process equipment maintenance.

  • Ability to interact and communicate directly with Operations staff to minimize impact to production activities.

  • Basic knowledge of computer systems used in business, previous experience using automated work orders and job instructions desired.

Basic lifting involved

Accessing large manufacturing equipment


Exposure to chemicals

Access to secured areas

Exposure to confined space

Ability to work at different heights


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.

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.

To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

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 if you are applying to a role based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico and you believe that you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, during or any part of the recruitment process, please direct your inquiries to . Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

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Company: Bristol Myers Squibb

Req Number: R1544926

Updated: 2021-10-20 02:33:49.420 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.