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Bristol Myers Squibb Manager, MES Engineer in Devens, Massachusetts

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Challenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren’t words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. You’ll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.

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. Read more: .


Provide central support for site integrated manufacturing execution platform. Assure reliable 24/7 operation of integrated manufacturing systems. Develop methods for maintaining and documenting adherence to BMS policies and procedures for manufacturing and information systems.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain a MES support strategy that integrates process knowledge, equipment design, and quality standards with information technology to reduce down-time, elevate the level of regulatory compliance, and introduce efficiency gains through effective use of available technologies.

  • Implement manufacturing information and reporting systems that support the creation of paperless batch records and facilitate product release.

  • Act as Lead for authoring recipe (moderate to complex changes) using Functional specification provided by Manufacturing Lead in Syncade system. Ability to troubleshoot the recipe as well.

  • Work closely with the Enterprise and Vendor to provide support in the evaluation and implementation of MES application upgrades, hotfixes etc.

  • Monitor systems performance and review logs and diagnostic information and respond appropriately.

  • Understand the manufacturing processes and system configuration and make informed recommendations regarding optimal system configuration.

  • Support software and configuration required for external systems interfaces such as DeltaV, SAP, LIMS, PI and Maximo.

  • Provide support and/or Lead the investigations, RCA for process or automation related events that can lead to CAPA (Corrective Action and Preventive Action). Strong Technical writing skills for updating SOPs, WI, Knowledgebase articles etc.

  • Provide on-call support for Syncade system at DVN site on as required basis. Mentor and train new MES Engineer.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Successful candidate will possess a 5 years of experience working in the pharmaceutical industry, preferably in the biotechnology sector.

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering field preferred.

  • A successful candidate will have knowledge and experience with MES technologies. Syncade and DeltaV would be preferable. MS Windows Server and SQL server also a plus.

  • Successful candidate will possess:

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience working in diverse, multi-disciplined work groups.

  • Experience and/or substantial understanding of process control principles and common system vendors’ available products.

  • Skills in ISA88 batch, historian technology, databases, and reporting systems.

  • Demonstrated expertise and competence in integrated recipe design in MES systems.

  • Ability to work in a diverse work environment, manage multiple priorities, and at times, be self-directed.

  • Excellent written and communication skill are required.

  • Candidate must have a flexible and creative work style with a goal of attaining excellence.

If you come across a role that intrigues you but doesn’t perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career.

Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing Careers

With a single vision as inspiring as “Transforming patients’ lives through science™ ”, every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

On-site Protocol

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

BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace accommodations/adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request a reasonable workplace accommodation/adjustment prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodations/adjustments in completing this application, or in any part of the recruitment process, direct your inquiries to . Visit ( eeo-accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

BMS cares about your well-being and the well-being of our staff, customers, patients, and communities. As a result, the Company strongly recommends that all employees be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and keep up to date with Covid-19 boosters.

BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.

Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.

Company: Bristol Myers Squibb

Req Number: R1568816

Updated: 2023-06-06 02:25:54.591 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.