Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Senior Proofreader - Labeling

New Brunswick, NJ, United States
Jun 24, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Perform a character-by-character review of artwork to ensure that the format and content of text in a composition copy is reflected in the artwork and that no unexpected errors or changes have been introduced.

  • Engage in partnership with Label Copy Coordinators to obtain prioritization and clarification on discrepancies/inconsistencies that are observed.
  • Perform assigned tasks with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Evaluate the acceptability of new and revised artworks for printed packaging materials for all component types prepared by Graphics Designers, Sites, and Markets supported by GPT.
  • Evaluate the acceptability of vendor proofs to ensure proofs match approved artwork.
  • Record the completion of each proofreading activity the system or log.
  • Perform proofreading of development artwork for regulatory submissions.
  • Monitor backlog of artwork to ensure deliverables are provided on time.
  • Perform document comparisons:
    • Composition copy to composition copy to facilitate artwork creation.
    • Pre-TVS to confirm artwork provided is accurate and acceptable for processing.

  • Collect and communicate GPT observations and questions back to Label Copy Coordinators for resolution.
  • Collaborate with GPT team to identify improvements to the comp creation process.
  • Provide support to users of Proofware worldwide.
  • Provide training to new proofreaders, ensure capabilities, monitor progress.
  • Provide metric information to the artwork team for review and process improvements. Deliver pertinent information to management.

Experience / Knowledge Desired:
  • 4+ years experience as a Proofreader, performing competently and independently, proofreading artwork for packaging materials for pharmaceutical products.
  • Demonstration of proficiency in manual proofreading of medical/scientific terminology and non-English text, including non-Roman characters and languages reading right to left
  • Demonstration of proficiency in the hardware/software used to electronically proofread artwork
  • Self starter with a high degree of integrity, including open and honest communication
  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills with the ability to collaborate in a matrixed environment
  • Ability to work with a range of technically and culturally diverse people to attain desired results
  • Ability to effectively communicate to a diverse audience at multiple levels