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Bristol Myers Squibb Senior Director, MS&T Process Engineering and Analytics 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.

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Position: Senior Director, Process Engineering and Analytics, Manufacturing Sciences & Technology

Location: Devens, Massachusetts; New Brunswick, New Jersey; Dublin, Ireland; or Boudry, Switzerland.

Position Summary

The Senior Director, Process Engineering and Analytics, Manufacturing Sciences & Technology is a unique, global role with broad responsibility. You will be responsible for a broad scope of work including process engineering, statistics, data analytics, investigation and root causing processes, and Process Analytical Technology. These responsibilities will span across the entire biologics and pharma portfolio, from validation at initial commercialization, through life cycle management within BMS' internal and external manufacturing network.

Additional Position Details

Bristol Myers Squibb is seeking a key leader in our Manufacturing Sciences & Technology organization. This critical role offers a strategic leader the opportunity to deliver significant value and have measurable impact across the BMS small and large molecule commercial portfolio. The role has responsibility for process engineering support to tech transfers and new facility builds. The role is responsible also for statistics and process analytics, supporting the MS&T portfolio of work from tech transfer, validation, stability assessments and the process robustness programme. The role owns and implements Process Robustness globally, as well as the technical investigation programme, and Process Analytical Technology, to ensure rapid commercialization of robust, compliant processes and effective lifecycle management. The role has broad accountability and is a critical enabler of our pipeline and supply success. It offers a diverse set of challenges and opportunities, leading a highly capable global team.

This position reports to the Vice-President of MS&T, within BMS' Global Product Development and Supply Division. This MS&T leader will work in close collaboration with the Sterile Drug product, Packaging and Devices, Pharma, and Biologics Drug Substance functions in MS&T, in particular, as well as a wider stakeholder network. The person has direct responsibility for a team of approximately 40 scientists and engineers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Active monitoring, control and improvement of portfolio Process Robustness

  • Leading the statistics and data analytics teams to ensure optimum process understanding and improving robustness, through deployment of appropriate data management, MES and automation systems, in collaboration with IT, and the use of multivariate modelling tools

  • Data management and process monitoring activities to ensure appropriate Process Robustness and yields across the portfolio

  • Leading the process engineering team to ensure appropriate equipment design and performance to support reliable supply through Robust processes

  • Identification and implementation of innovative Process Analytical Technology

  • Attract, lead, and develop a world-class team of scientists and engineers

  • Lead the technical investigation programme to ensure appropriate root cause analysis, CAPAs, and network knowledge management of process performance experience

Qualifications and Experience

  • Masters or Ph.D. in pharmaceutical, analytical, engineering or related sciences with at least 15 years of experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing, or development, and a solid record of achievement in roles of increasing responsibility

  • Appropriate knowledge and experience across the key disciplines of statistics and engineering in particular, as relevant to the role, as well as CMC and related FDA and international regulations

  • Ability to anticipate industry trends and emerging issues

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively develop and lead high performing global organizations of industry leading and highly talented experts

  • Experience developing and implementing strategy to optimize processes and proactively manage risk

  • Ability to develop and implement long-term vision and strategy

  • Ability to navigate complex matrix organizations


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.

COVID-19 Information

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.

BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can perform complex functions through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation 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 will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.

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Company: Bristol Myers Squibb

Req Number: R1566252

Updated: 2023-02-08 02:34:39.902 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.