Bristol Myers Squibb Company

Bioengineer I, Cell Therapy

Celgene, NJ, United States
Sep 11, 2020
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.


We are seeking a highly capable and motivated candidate to provide cell process development-related scientific and engineering support for CAR T product candidates from early development through commercial using an established manufacturing platform. This individual will be responsible for developing and successfully implementing innovative new technologies into the T cell therapy manufacturing process for expansion platforms. He/she will be also be accountable for solving any platform-related challenges and establishing alignment of key expansion platform strategies. Strong application of previous experience and engineering fundamentals to process design is a must. This position is a hands-on, laboratory-based role that will interact extensively with the other individual project teams and technology centers of excellence in order to build a cohesive expansion platform process.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Independently design and execute complex experiments to assess impact and feasibility of new processing technologies transferred from various technology groups.
  • Organize, record and maintain large experimental data sets across multiple studies. Critically analyze and interpret data using statistical methods.
  • Support any deviations or CAPAs related to the expansion platforms. Author and revise technical documents including master batch records, process development processing templates and bill of materials.
  • Interface with operational teams to facilitate change requests and implementation. Maintain and spread knowledge of current scientific literature and apply key concepts to project activities and plans.
  • Collaborate cross functionally with other teams to advance joint programs. Provide guidance and mentorship to less experienced engineers on the team.
  • Ensure proper operation and perform routine maintenance of all laboratory equipment. Define/maintain a safe work environment in accordance with policies/procedures/regulations.

Skills/Knowledge Required:
  • B.S. in Biochemical, Chemical or Biomedical Engineering or Biology related discipline with 6-8 years of relevant experience or M.S. with 4-6 years of relevant experience
  • Must have excellent organization skills and ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Highly motivated, willingness to acquire new skills and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Must have strong engineering or scientific knowledge appropriate for cellular process development
  • Mastery of mammalian cell culture and aseptic technique with strong laboratory skills
  • Experience working in a regulated environment and preparing regulatory documents
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Interpersonal and leadership skills to work with teams in different functions and organizations

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.