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Bristol Myers Squibb Specialist, Quality Control (QC) Microbiology 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.

Job Summary

Bristol Myers Squibb is seeking a QC Specialist for QC Microbiology at the Cell Therapy Facility (CTF) in Devens, MA. The QC Specialist is responsible for supporting Quality Control microbiology testing for release of clinical and commercial products, environmental monitoring within the laboratory and manufacturing environment, and clean utilities systems testing. This includes the ability to interface with multiple groups, the ability to independently perform tasks, interpret results, and troubleshoot as necessary. Additionally, the QC Specialist may assist with clean utility system qualification activities. The QC Specialist role is stationed in Devens, MA and reports to the Head of Micro Operations for the Devens CTF.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform environmental and clean utilities monitoring within the manufacturing environment.

  • Document proper GMP data within the appropriate system.

  • Use scientific principles to assist with microbiological testing methods within the manufacturing environment while following aseptic techniques.

  • Anticipate and troubleshoot problems.

  • Train new analysts to general job duties.

  • Support document revisions, projects, and investigation/deviation related tasks.

  • Perform assigned tasks within a CAPA, deviation, or project.

  • Participate in projects and continuous improvement efforts.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Support for QC and manufacturing operations may include shift coverage consisting of on call, shift, and/or weekend coverage.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Science.

  • 2+ years of relevant work experience, preferably in a regulated environment.

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.

  • Experience working in a GMP manufacturing environment with knowledge of aseptic technique is preferred.

  • Hands on experience with various microbiology techniques including environmental monitoring, process gas testing and water testing is preferred.

  • Ability to accurately and completely understand, follow, interpret and apply Global Regulatory and cGMP requirements.

  • Technical writing skills.

  • Problem-solving ability/mentality, technically adept and logical.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers, department management and cross-functional peers.

  • Knowledge of LIMS and laboratory data analysis systems preferred.


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: R1538110

Updated: 2021-04-14 02:09:43.341 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.