Bristol Myers Squibb Bioprocess Senior Associate - Upstream in Devens, Massachusetts

The Bioprocess Senior Associate assists in the execution of manufacturing processes according to established work instructions and production records for the manufacture of therapeutic proteins in accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs).

  • Works on routine manufacturing assignments per written procedures that are moderately complex with minimal instructions, where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required.

  • Adheres to Good Manufacturing Practices and standard operating procedures.

  • Weighs and checks raw materials. Assembles, cleans and sterilizes process equipment, monitors processes.

  • Completes work instructions and maintains clean room environment to comply with regulatory requirements.

  • Operates primary production equipment within the assigned functional area (i.e. bioreactors, chromatography skids, media or buffer preparation equipment etc.) as instructed.

  • Effectively uses in process automation systems (i.e. Delta V and Syncade Interactions, OSI/Pi Historian) and some supporting business systems (i.e. SAP. Trackwise, Maximo etc.) to maintain production records.

  • Revises and creates process documents with little to no instruction, assists with process related investigations.

  • Leads in maintaining material and components inventory level.

  • Assists with reviewing batch and exception reports associated with each manufacturing lot, in conjunction with supervisor and Quality representative.

  • Provide assistance for areas specific initiatives associated with work safety

Qualifications

  • High school diploma is required. Knowledge of science generally attained through studies resulting in a B.S., in science, engineering, biochemistry or related discipline, or its equivalent is desired but not required.

  • A minimum of 2+ years of process operations experience in a biotechnology manufacturing facility subject to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) regulations.

  • Practical knowledge of regulations such as GMP and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

  • Prior evidence of successful participation on work teams where combined contribution, collaboration, and results were expected

  • Demonstrated proficiency in common computer tools such as word processing, spreadsheet and web based applications.

  • Previous work experience where attention to detail and personal accountability were critical to success

  • Demonstrates good interpersonal skills, is attentive and approachable.

  • Maintains a professional and productive relationship with area management and co-workers.

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