Bristol Myers Squibb Company

QC Planner

Devens, MA, United States
Aug 23, 2020
Quality, Quality Control
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global Biopharma company committed to a single mission: to discover, develop, and deliver innovative medicines focused on helping millions of patients around the world in disease areas such as oncology, cardiovascular, immunoscience and fibrosis.

Join us and make a difference. We hire the best people and provide them with a work environment that places a premium on diversity, integrity, collaboration and personal development. Through a culture of inclusion, we create a better, more productive work environment. We believe that the diverse experiences and perspectives of all our employees help to drive innovation and transformative business results.


Coordinate and provide oversight for quality metrics, capacity planning, and test planning of QC demand for Quality Assurance/Quality Control Operations.

  • Partner with Quality for department capacity planning, electronic time capture (eTime).
  • Gather and analyze metrics for Quality department to support governance forums (quality council, investigation review board, Tier boards, etc.).
  • Provides oversight to QC lab samples to ensure adherence to testing is completed on-time to meet customer needs.
  • Resolves Capacity issues (minor equipment and labor issues) in QC Operations scheduling based on the consolidated Stability, Supply and Production scheduling priorities & updates the schedule accordingly
  • Develops priority lists based on demand requirements, taking in account products in re-analysis, analytical methods, QC labor and equipment constraints
  • Provides customer updates on testing status, in accordance with the QC lab.
  • Evaluates impact of schedule changes, and communicates to stakeholders.
  • Coordinates and facilitates activities that lead to test completion and QA disposition completion, in partnership with QC lab.
  • Monitor the performance metrics for the assigned products (i.e. quality attainment). Pro-actively suggests opportunities for improvement.

Knowledge and Skill:

• Bachelor's Degree and 3+ years of experience in a biopharmaceutical GLP or GMP environment
• Basic knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
• Must have strong organizational skills and the ability to work as part of a cross functional team.
• Ability to prioritize objectives from multiple projects, adhere to scheduled timelines while maintaining flexibility and attention to detail.
• 2+ years of work-related experience in production planning, and/or in quality control/quality assurance, and/or in project management is preferred.
• Proficient in common computer software applications, experience with LIMS and ELN computer applications is preferred.
• Professional (APICS) certification (CPIM, CPM or CIRM) is preferred.

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.