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Manager, Chief Boiler Engineer

Bristol Myers Squibb Company
Devens, Massachusetts
Start date
May 31, 2024

Job Details

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The Manager, Chief Boiler Engineer will provide people leadership to the facility & plant engineering department. The Chief Boiler Engineer has the working knowledge of utility systems and leadership skills to drive performance. Is an advocate of designing for reliability, maintainability and operability, and other end-to-end processes associated to Reliability Engineering. Partner with other functions to improve the overall engineering process. In some instances, manage other project engineers in the execution of projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Checks, inspects and monitors various types of machinery, equipment and systems such as steam distribution and condensate return systems (steam traps, condensate receivers and piping), heat control panels, heat exchangers, safety valves and gauges, low water cut-outs and/or steam pressure reducing stations, gas and fuel oil delivery systems, etc., to ensure the boiler plant is operated in a safe, efficient and pollution-free manner

  • Coordinate repairs, overhauls and maintains machinery and equipment by replacing burners, motors, pumps and compressors.

  • Cleans and maintains work areas, plant machinery and equipment to ensure the safety and efficiency of plant operations, including but not limited to: painting floors and equipment, as well as suction and discharge oil strainers, burners, boilers and pumps

  • Respond to emergencies and breakdowns by the following: evaluating equipment or systems problems; identifying problems with systems covered under service contract and informing the appropriate contractor; determining what repairs are necessary and taking corrective action; deciding when to shut down equipment or systems; transferring from automatic to manual operation; and by operating the power plant when other systems fail to ensure uninterrupted service

  • Performs related functions such as inspecting operating systems on a regular basis and identifying and reporting faulty equipment; calibrating pneumatic temperature and pressure controls systems; making entries in logs or other records of fuel consumption, temperatures, etc.; reviewing blueprints, technical manuals or other specialized material; adjusting heat levels according to outside temperatures; identifying work-related problems noted by personnel; responding to complaints; interpreting laws and codes and assessing their applicability to plant operations; attending training programs; and setting work or repair priorities

  • Records Power Plant information such as gauge readings, fuel consumed, steam generated, chemicals used and similar data

  • Plans and oversees strategic, operational, and administrative programs, projects, and/or services of broad significance to the organization within the designated functional area of focus.

  • Establishes and implements short- and long-range organizational goals, objectives, strategic plans, policies, and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates programmatic and operational effectiveness, and effects changes required for improvement.

  • Provides strategic advice and recommendations to leadership in the development, implementation, and evaluation of new or modified operating policies, practices, and procedures within the specified functional area of focus.

  • Provides professional consultation and leadership to all by the component and service as the point expertise on all matters relating to the specified functional area of focus. Analyzes, designs, documents, and implements internal reporting systems and procedures for the organization or business entity, within specified functional area of operation, as applicable to the specified functional area of focus.

  • Manages and/or provides day-to-day leadership to various technical, professional, and/or administrative personnel engaged in specified project activities, as appropriate to the position.

  • May represent the organization to governmental agencies, national organizations, and/or the general public; may represent the principal executive at various community and/or business meetings, as assigned

Knowledge & Skill:

  • A minimum of 5-8 years relevant experience working in manufacturing or power plant settings.

  • Possession of a Second Class or higher Stationary Engineers license, based on the standards established by the Massachusetts Department of Public Safety and pursuant to Chapter 146 of the Massachusetts General Laws, is required.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in managing and organize multiple complex technical projects and familiarity with the manufacturing operations of large-scale production facilities as well as GMP experience.

  • Demonstrated effectiveness in both a team environment and an individual contributor role.

  • Knowledgeable in engineering principles related industrial building utilities troubleshooting.

  • Strong facility-related (e.g. mechanical, electrical) assessment and troubleshooting skills.

  • Strong communication, negotiation, and analytical skills.

  • Proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service.

  • Ability to comprehend, analyze and interpret complex business documents.

  • Ability to respond effectively to highly sensitive issues.

  • Ability to write reports, manuals, presentations and articles using distinctive style.

  • Regulatory experience and safety knowledge (understanding of OSHA requirements)

  • Demonstrated communication, administrative and leadership skills with ability to work well with other departments, and effectively and efficiently lead in a team environment.

  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to understand, implement, and monitor regulatory and safety guidelines applicable to the pharmaceutical industry.

  • Strong experience managing external business partners and vendors across various disciplines and geographies.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage across functional lines and deliver results in a matrix organization.

The Manager, Chief Boiler Engineer, is in direct contact with the Senior Manager, Plant Utilities, and other senior leaders within the site. Contact with all levels of the organization, in particular Manufacturing, Maintenance and Project Engineering. Occasional interactions occur with external industry and regulatory representatives.

Will interact directly with Health Authorities during inspections to explain Facilities related inquiries, as required.

This position is self-directed, receiving high-level goals from incumbents manager. Receives assignments in the form of objectives, establishes goals and processes to meet objectives. Will also receive direction from CMMS system for facility maintenance activity. 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.

5 direct reports reporting to individual.


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

BMS has a diverse occupancy structure that determines where an employee is required to conduct their work. This structure includes site-essential, site-by-design, field-based and remote-by-design jobs. The occupancy type that you are assigned is determined by the nature and responsibilities of your role:

Site-essential roles require 100% of shifts onsite at your assigned facility. Site-by-design roles may be eligible for a hybrid work model with at least 50% onsite at your assigned facility. For these roles, onsite presence is considered an essential job function and is critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, and a positive Company culture. For field-based and remote-by-design roles the ability to physically travel to visit customers, patients or business partners and to attend meetings on behalf of BMS as directed is an essential job function.

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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