Bristol Myers Squibb Company

Associate Automation Engineer

Location
Devens, MA, United States
Posted
Sep 10, 2020
Ref
R1529039
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision - transforming patients' lives through science.In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease - and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry - each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

At Bristol-Myers Squibb, we believe that together we can make the difference. We want to do this by building professional teams who can create and innovate medicines that benefit doctors and their patients.

Our manufacturing facilities in Devens, Massachusetts, is expanding and there are a number of exciting career opportunities to join Bristol-Myers Squibb, one of the world's leading Biopharma companies.

We've created one of the world's premier biologics facilities, among the first sites in the industry to have a fully automated, integrated manufacturing control system that enables the plant to run virtually paperless. It is a site that combines biologics development with clinical and commercial manufacturing on a single campus - a true biologics center of excellence for the company where teams are encouraged to closely collaborate. This expansion was designed to support the launch of new medicines by more closely aligning biologics development and manufacturing capabilities. All this goes towards helping create and innovate life-saving medicines that fight serious illnesses.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Participate in Control System/Process Automation System (DeltaV) initiatives such as Change/Project Implementation, Incident/Issue Investigation & resolution, CAPA & Safety related corrective actions, Alarm management program and manufacturing support.
  • Implement system modifications by following appropriate standard operating procedures.
  • Troubleshoot and remediate system configuration/infrastructure issues.
  • Collaborate in investigations of proprietary automation software/hardware problems with vendors.
  • Communicate proactively with supervisor and colleagues, highlighting issues and proposing solutions.
  • Participate in on-call support for Automation systems with other team members.
  • Follow applicable standard operating procedures while working in validated systems.


KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent combination of education and technical experience.
  • Two plus years of working experience with Emerson DeltaV.
  • Theoretical and applied knowledge of computerized systems and Systems Development Life Cycle.
  • Working knowledge in computerized systems (Preferred Emerson DeltaV, OSISoft PI, or Rockwell Logix).
  • Understanding of expectations working in regulated industries such as Biotech, Pharmaceutical, Medical Device or Food-Beverage is a plus.
  • Must demonstrate an ability to understand and apply software solutions.
  • Must demonstrate an ability to troubleshoot complex problems on highly automated equipment.
  • Must be able to successfully work independently and within teams.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced multi-tasking environment.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


CONTACTS

Work both independently and in a team environment at all levels of the organization. Regular contact with internal departments and external business units to ensure alignment and occasional contact with related regulatory authorities.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Works in an office setting and GMP manufacturing environment. Work within all Site Facilities, which requires one to give a high attention to detail and on occasion to properly use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

DECISION MAKING

Take action, final decision, recommend. Works on problems of diverse scope in which analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Limited direct supervision is required. Receives assignments in the form of objectives and establishes goals to meet deliverables as agreed upon with management. Work is reviewed and measured based on meeting established objectives and schedules. Identifies and reports any discrepancies from normal practices or procedures to senior management, recommending and implementing corrective actions.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Project-based supervision of internal or external resources may be required.

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

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 with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.