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Senior Supervisor Metrology Cell Therapy

Bristol Myers Squibb Company
Devens, Massachusetts
Start date
Apr 10, 2024

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Science/R&D, Biotherapeutics
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Challenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those arent words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. Youll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.

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. Read more:

Supervises the day-to-day activities of the Instrumentation and Calibration group including technician training, deployment, work execution, work review and approvals.

  • Supervises and ensures compliance with EHS guidelines, cGMP regulations, company policies and other external agency regulations during work execution.
  • Monitors and supports adherence to procedures and programs. Identifies areas of opportunity and of non-compliance (Safety and Quality) and takes specific actions to escalate and to resolve the issue promptly.
  • Supervises the Metrology team with responsibility over all Calibration Data Sheets and Metrology Job Plans Master Data within the system.
  • Manages the use and application of all Metrology Tools. Develops and maintains Calibration Interval management program including minimally invasive instrumentation tasks which support Calibration interval extension.
  • Develops and/or approves SOPs and other technical documentation required for Metrology.
  • Ensures routine calibration and instrumentation activities are performed in accordance with established guidelines and operating procedures.
  • Defines and ensures end user training on Metrology Data Sheets and Work Order processing within the related business system. Works with the Spare Parts group to ensure proper materials and parts are identified and available to sustain Calibrations and Corrective activities Ensures the proper execution and compliance of Metrology work orders. Including work order reviews.
  • Manages the creation, tracking and completion of Metrology related Quality Events within the appropriate tracking system.
  • Provides support to other departments in the investigations and resolutions of Metrology related Quality Events.
  • Conducts basic risk mitigations options and advanced troubleshooting to identify root cause and appropriate corrective actions for equipment system problems.
  • Monitors instrument diagnostics through the Rosemount AMS Software and planning corrective predictive maintenance around instrument needs.
  • Manages the training and development of technicians. Creates, revises, and provides training to technicians. Performs, as needed, a variety of installation, calibration, maintenance, etc.

Knowledge and Skill

  • Equipment Support With relevant experience in metrology.
  • ISA CCST Level I or higher certification preferred.
  • Computer literate in Maximo or similar computer-based calibration program highly desirable Familiarity with basic relay ladder logic, programmable logic controllers, and distributed control system is desired.
  • Experience with DeviceNet and Foundation Field bus instrumentation highly desirable.
  • Experience with the Rosemount A.M.S. Software desirable.
  • Experience in both calibration and maintenance of instrumentation on biotech manufacturing equipment bioreactors, chromatography skis, centrifuge skids, ultra-filtration skids, CIP skids, WFI stills, Clean Steam Generators, Autoclaves, Freezers, Refrigerators, Incubators, etc.
  • Experience using tablets, handhelds, or laptop.
  • Experience with analytical equipment.


  • Knowledge of maintenance, operations and engineering generally attained through studies resulting in a BS, in engineering, a related discipline, or its equivalent.
  • A minimum of 6 years of experience in Maintenance or Operations of Biopharm Manufacturing and Manufacturing Equipment Support With relevant experience in metrology.


  • Contact with all levels of the organization, in particular Maintenance and Engineering.

Working Conditions

  • Work in an office environment, as well as the manufacturing facility on equipment, where proper PPE may be required.

Decision Making

Works on problems of moderate to complex scope in which analysis of situations or data requires review of identifiable factors. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and policies to determine appropriate action. Acts as advisor to unit employees and becomes actively involved as required to meet schedules or resolve problems. Ensures budgets, schedules, and performance requirements are met.

Supervision Received

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. Administers company policies that directly affect subordinate employees. Recommends changes to unit policies, and procedures.

Supervision Exercised

Directly:2-8 nonexempt

If you come across a role that intrigues you but doesnt perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career.

Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing Careers
With a single vision as inspiring as Transforming patients lives through science , every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

On-site Protocol
Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is a necessary job function of this role, which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and it enhances the Company culture.

BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace accommodations/adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request a reasonable workplace accommodation/adjustment prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodations/adjustments in completing this application, or in any part of the recruitment process, direct your inquiries to Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

BMS cares about your well-being and the well-being of our staff, customers, patients, and communities. As a result, the Company strongly recommends that all employees be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and keep up to date with Covid-19 boosters.

BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.

Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.


Bristol Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we believe in the power of science to address some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our focus on these unmet needs comes during a remarkable time, when unprecedented scientific breakthroughs are advancing the treatment of disease as never before in human history.

We work every day to transform patients’ lives through science. Each day, our employees around the world work together for patients – they are at the center of everything we do. They inspire us. They are the reason we come to work each day.

We combine the agility of a biotech with the reach and resources of an established pharmaceutical company to create a global leading biopharma company powered by talented individuals who drive scientific innovation.

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