Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Associate Director, Maintenance Reliability

Humacao, PR, US
Jun 01, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Accountable for Reliability Engineering services for the Humacao site to assure continuous and reliable production operations. Provide leadership to the all areas of the site with respect to equipment uptime and reliability through management of the techniques including RCM/CMMS to satisfy the customer's expectations for equipment performance, maintenance (predictive, preventive and corrective), additions and/or modifications. Manage all maintenance services within a Reliability Center of Maintenance and Continuous Improvement framework and operation philosophy. Administer the overall contract with the Integrated Facilities Management (IFM) service provider. This position must comply with all Security guidelines, Environmental Health and Safety regulations and the current Good Manufacturing Practices required by the job function.

1. Develops and implements state-of-the-art reliability and maintenance systems to assure a high level of support for the Humacao site
2. Leads the Humacao manufacturing and utilities systems reliability programs required to achieve the company manufacturing performance goals.
3. Assures reliability and compliance of all site equipment reliability activities (e.g., Maintenance work orders, safety inspections, improvement, production maintenance support) for BMS Humacao Site by supporting maintenance services activities with other operations leaders and planning personnel.
4. Provides leadership and SME role to the Global Reliability Excellence Program initiatives in Humacao and the GMS network.
5. Prepares and implement maintenance reliability improvement program and strategies to achieve the equipment reliability goals.
6. Works within a team environment with other Technical Services functions, including Engineering and Manufacturing Technology in a matrix organization. As a member of the Engineering & Maintenance team, will initiate projects together with other functional groups and review engineering drawings, specifications and major maintenance activities like shutdowns, equipment modifications and improvements to enhance the equipment reliability.
7. Troubleshoots routine and unusual problems and makes sure that proper spare parts inventory is available in the stock room.
8. Ensures that all operations in all areas of responsibility are performed in compliance with cGMP Regulations and Company Policies/Procedures, also makes sure that personnel is trained in cGMP's and SOP's.
9. Participates in operational strategic and planning meetings.
10. Establishes key performance metrics which monitor and assist the team to understand maintenance services performance and can be used to improve the productivity and quality of production processes.

11. Manages resources effectively and efficiently within budgetary constraints and evaluates personnel capabilities to provide adequate training.
12. Manages Maintenance-related Exception Reports (e.g., Quality Investigation Reports, CAPA, Change Request Forms, etc.) assuring compliance with Federal and Local Regulatory Agencies (e.g., OSHA, EPA, FDA, DEA, etc).
13. Participates in regulatory audits as SME and assure areas of responsibility readiness in preparation for PAI and other Regulatory Agencies audits.
14. Performs performance appraisals to all personnel under his/her responsibilities following BMS policies and procedures
15. Executes employees' performance improvement plans, development and disciplinary actions as required.

• BS in Engineering Science (Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering).
• Ten (10) years of experience in a pharmaceutical industry manufacturing environment.
• At least Five (5) years within maintenance operation supervisory and / or managerial role.
• In depth knowledge of Maintenance Reliability systems.
• Knowledge of cGMP's, SOP's, Federal and local regulatory requirements.
• Ability to troubleshoot problems for highly technical equipment.
• Ability to communicate a clear vision aligned with Site and Overall Business objectives.
• Proficient in the use of computer software (Work, Excel, Power Point, CMMS, & Training software packages)
• Proven ability to develop short and long term strategic plans to meet business direction/initiatives and comply with all legal obligations.
• Demonstrated ability to influence and interact at all levels in the organization.
• Ability to balance competing priorities while completing agreed objectives upon projects in a timely manner. Ability to organize and prioritize work and meet deadlines in a highly technical and rapidly changing environment.
• Fully bilingual (English/Spanish) written and oral.
• Strong negotiating skills with contract services relative to prices and technology
• Strong leadership/management skills
• Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills
• Ability to read and interpret complex mechanical and electrical blueprints
• Ability to prepare and administer preventive and predictive maintenance programs/systems.
• Willing to work irregular hours, rotation shifts, weekends and holidays, when necessary.