Bristol Myers Squibb Company

Director, Engineering Technologies, Drug Product Development

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

The successful candidate will lead a group (5-10 scientists) that effectively integrates science, engineering and technology to develop enhanced mechanistic understanding and engineering solutions to enable small molecule and biologics drug product development.

  • Develop and implement an integrated engineering technologies strategy across sterile drug product (biologics & small molecule parenteral) process development to help deliver the current and future portfolio
  • Develop and oversee the overall Process Analytical Technology (PAT) strategy across the entire drug product (small molecule and biologics) portfolio - Further drug product development capabilities and establish/refine workflows to effectively deliver the current portfolio, address key gaps and evolve/ develop new capabilities necessary to meet the challenges of the future portfolio.
  • Develop process analytical and engineering technology strategies to advance continuous manufacturing for oral solids

  • Grow and develop talent within the organization. Provide scientific and strategic leadership oversight to maximize organizational impact and seek out challenging developmental experiences for scientists to learn and grow.
  • As a key member of the engineering technologies leadership team, help shape, develop and execute the overall strategy for the group, interface with key stakeholders and ensure the group is successfully delivering on its overall mission. Represent, as appropriate, the group at governance meetings and on enterprise teams

Key interfaces and responsibilities:
  • Drug Product Development functions (Sterile Product Development, Oral Product Development), Product Development functions (Biologics Development, Portfolio Strategy & Integration), Manufacturing Science &Technology and Product Development -Information Technology. Partner closely with stakeholders and proactively seek and identify portfolio and systemic need/opportunities, align on priorities and jointly develop and operationalize integrated strategies to address
  • Strategic alignment and partnership with other functions within Drug Product as well as with other organizations to develop and execute strategy

  • Ph.D. or M.S. with emphasis in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences or related fields.
  • 12+ Years (17+ for M.S.) of relevant experience in product development and/or materials development
  • Leadership capabilities to influence and integrate with partner functions
  • Strong knowledge of Drug Product development/manufacturing. Experience in parenteral/biologics drug product development desired.
  • Solid understanding of pharmaceutical development and its integration and partnership with key functional areas such as Quality, Regulatory, Manufacturing, Clinical, and others
  • Strong negotiation and project management skills
  • Well-rounded and developed written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively in presentations, face to face meetings and written form to all levels within an organization
  • Demonstrated ability for critical thinking and innovation
  • Ability to manage ambiguity, and make sound scientific and business decisions with limited information (when necessary)
  • Highly motivated, results focused and acting with a high sense of urgency
  • Proven leadership ability to collaborate, align, motivate, and take ownership

Ability to travel up to 10% domestically or internationally

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.