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BMS is looking for a Bioprocess Associate in Massachusetts

Postby Express » Aug 19 2016 9:37 am

Bioprocess Associate, multiple levels


Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.

One shared journey is moving us forward at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious disease. Empowered to apply our individual talents and ideas so that we can learn and grow together. Driven to make a difference, from innovative research to hands-on community support. 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 the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

The Bioprocess Associate executes commercial manufacturing processes according to established electronic work instructions and production records for the manufacture of therapeutic proteins in accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP’s).


• Works on routine manufacturing assignments per written procedures, where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required.
• Adheres to Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and standard operating procedures.
• Weighs and checks raw materials. Assembles, cleans and sterilizes process equipment, monitors processes.
• Completes electronic work instructions and maintains clean room environment to comply with regulatory requirements.
• Operates all production equipment within the assigned functional area (i.e. Upstream: Media formulation equipment, glass washers, dispensary, bioreactors, harvest equipment, or Downstream: Buffer equipment, glass washers, chromatography skids, membrane operations, column packing skids, etc.)
• Effectively uses process automation systems (i.e. Delta V and Syncade, OSI/Pi Historian) and some supporting business systems (i.e. SAP. Trackwise, Maximo, etc.) to maintain production records.
• Revises and creates process documents, and assists with process related investigations.
• Maintains material and component inventory levels.
• May assist with reviewing batch and exception reports associated with each manufacturing lot, in conjunction with supervisor and Quality representative.
• Engages in and supports culture of continual improvement through ownership of improvement for work processes, equipment, and safe work environment.


• High school diploma is required. Knowledge of science generally attained through studies resulting in an A.S or B.S., in science, engineering, biochemistry or related discipline, or its equivalent is desired but not required.
• Depending on the role level, a minimum of 0- 6+ years of process operations experience in a biologics manufacturing facility subject to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) regulations.
• Practical knowledge of regulations such as cGMP and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
• Prior evidence of successful participation on work teams where combined contributions, collaboration, and results were expected
• Demonstrated proficiency in common computer tools such as word processing, spreadsheet and web based applications.
• Previous work/study experience where attention to detail and personal accountability were critical to success
• Demonstrates good interpersonal skills, is attentive and approachable
• Maintains a professional and productive relationship with area management and co-workers

Bristol-Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer - Vet/Disability

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