Bristol Myers Squibb Company

Lead Automation Engineer

New Brunswick, NJ, United States
Sep 13, 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.


Provide support for the automated systems supporting plant and facilities operation across BMS.This includes implementing automation standards, as well as providing technical expertise to sites' automation support team.

Working Conditions:

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:

Works on problems of diverse scope in which analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Exercises judgment with in generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Acts as an advisor to subordinate staff to resolve problems. Develops performance requirements and evaluates subordinates accordingly. Establishes and recommends changes to policies which affect subordinate organization. Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve goals results in additional costs and personnel, and serious delays in overall schedules.


Receives assignments in the form of objectives and establishes goals and processes to meet objectives. Work is reviewed by management to measure meeting of objectives and schedules.


Direct 0 - 4 Exempt

  • BS in Chemical Engineering, a related engineering field or its equivalent.
  • Specific technical skills with including a minimum of 5 years experience in the Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology sector.
  • Specific technical skills with including a minimum of 10 years experience working with control systems, DCS and PLC, in a qualified environment.
  • Expert understanding of S88, S95 and batch processing operations required.
  • Understanding of engineering documentation such as P&IDs, process flow diagrams and standard operating procedures.
  • Experience managing schedule and resources on large projects
  • Excellent communication skills including oral, written and formal presentations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced multi-tasking environment.
  • Ability to troubleshoot control systems from the field element up through operator interfaces and databases.
  • Experience with DeltaV and Syncade preferred but not required.
  • Experience with control system networking technologies and PC networking technology preferred but not required.
  • Experience working with SQL, Server, Oracle, or other relational databases preferred but not required.
  • Experience with Visual Basic scripting
  • Preferred but not required.
  • Ability to work independently

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.