Bristol Myers Squibb Company

Associate Director, Process Facility & Systems Engineer

New Brunswick, NJ, United States
Sep 11, 2020
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.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate with Network and Project stakeholders to develop robust design solutions that meet Safety, Quality, and Regulatory expectations.
  • Apply technical expertise to translate project requirements related to Process and Systems in support of a coordinated facility design and integrated solution.
  • Collaborate with project teams to deliver technical solutions aligned to Stage Gate project deliverables and to BMS Facility and Systems Design Standards.
  • Lead/ Facilitate and translate project user requirements and process operational requirements into feasibility and detailed design support documents such as: User Requirement Specification (URS), Operational Philospohies, Process Flow Diagrams (PFD) to achive facility integration.
  • As a Subject Matter Expert, responsible to author and maintain applicable technical design standards in support of engineering and facility design. Coordinate across sites and network to implement best practices, industry trends, and internal learnings and improvements.
  • Provide network consultation related to Design Standards, including alternative assessments, design waivers, system troubleshooting in support of site engineering and process teams.
  • Identify and Introduce new and enabling technologies applicable to improve process or facility designs across BMS network.
  • Ability to interpret and apply regulatory, environmental, GMP and OSHA regulations in a Global Environment
  • Lead/participate with Process Hazard Analysis (PHA), Process Safety Management (PSM).
  • Lead/ participate in design Peer reviews related to process systems and design.
  • Utilize process simulation tools and capabilities to analyze project user requirements and design to achieve optimum design and operational outcomes.
  • Achieves a cost-effective, functional outcome with the use of design guidelines and standards, value engineering, life cycle costing and engineering best practices across the BMS Network.
  • Provide leadership, coaching, and training for Community of Practices (COP) including both the technical processes and the behaviors necessary to optimize process execution
  • Author Facility Design Quality Directives/Engineering Standards
  • Utilizes communication and persuasion skills and leads by example.

  • A minimum of 15 years of experience in facility and process system design in BioPharma Mfr or Process Development with a minimum of 3 years related to Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMP) such as Cell Therapy.
  • Strong industry experience related to ATMP, Biologics, Small Molecule and R&ED Laboratories in both facility design facilty operations and knowledge of process systems and utilities
  • Experience working at a site and network level to achieve enterprise objectives.
  • Thorough understanding of company design standards, policies and regulatory requirements, and their relation to the design and operation of a regulated facility.
  • Demonstrated innovation, flexibility, open-mindedness, and adaptability to meet objectives in a rapidly changing environment with shifting priorities
  • Pro-active in solving challenging project issues with the ability to develop creative solutions to meet cost, scope and schedule limitations.
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Tools such as Excel and PowerPoint required.
  • Knowledge of process automation and functionality related to process systems and design desired.
  • Experience with Process simulation tools preferred.
  • Must be a self-starter, highly motivated and able to make decisions independently
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and be able to work with minimal supervision, as well as demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to changing business needs and requests. Experience in total project delivery (from concept to validation and startup process).

Skills / Competencies:
  • Demonstrated influential leadership expertise and experience with senior level interactions and influence with GPS Cell Therpay, Mfr Operations ( Biologics & Small Molecule), Global EHS and Global Quality
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a matrixed organization with a range of technically, culturally, and geographically diverse teams and to influence areas not under direct control to achieve objectives and effectively communicate challenging goals and objectives.
  • Excellent teamwork, interpersonal, and communication skills, with the ability to communicate and collaborate with employees and management at all levels and through various formats (e.g. presentations, engineering analysis, written proposals, reports, correspondence, lead meetings, face-to-face dialogue, etc.)
  • Strong and demonstrated strategic thinking capability with strong project management focus and ability to focus on execution of strategic decisions while balance conflicting priorities
  • Demonstrated strong leadership capability with ability to make and act on decisions while balancing speed, quality and risk to deliver value added business results that meet high quality requirements with tight deadlines
  • Ability to provide innovative ideas or alternatives that create value including seeking new information and external insights without compromising compliance

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.