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Principal Engineer

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Seattle
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Working with UsChallenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren't 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. You'll 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: careers.bms.com/working-with-us .Title: Principal EngineerLocation: Summit, NJ, Devens, MA, or Seattle, WAAt Bristol Myers Squibb we are reimagining the future of cell therapy . With our bold ambition, backed by a best-in-the-industry team and long-term commitment, we are leading the way to unlock the full promise of cell therapy as we strive to put more patients on the path to a cure. If you are ready to challenge yourself, accelerate your career, and give new hope to patients, there's no better place than here at BMS with our Cell Therapy team. The Principal Engineer leads implementation of robustness related CAPAs and lifecycle management projects. The successful candidate will lead changes that increase process robustness and increase the efficiency of commercial manufacturing. The technical project lead role is responsible for project planning, development, technical assessment, transfer package creation, change control, and implementation across multiple commercial manufacturing sites.Key Responsibilities:

  • Complete CAPAs, standalone actions, and proactive initiatives in the BMS Quality system
  • Manage implementation of new technology projects and transfers into commercial manufacturing
  • Implement process improvement projects to improve robustness, scalability and COGs for cell therapy products
  • Partner with teams responsible for automation project deliverables to align strategy and identify global best practices for network
  • Participate in new technology committees, as needed
  • Interface with vendors of custom and configurable equipment to plan for GMP requirements of future technologies
  • Ensure Technical requirements are addressed throughout lifecycle of new solutions while ensuring focus on quality and manufacturing requirements
  • Author technical reports and change controls to support product lifecycle and support regulatory submissions.
  • Partner with system integration teams, business process owners and other global teams to align process data handling initiatives within the technology projects
  • Collaborate with Regulatory, CMC, and other stakeholders to enable new technologies at commercial manufacturing sites within existing regulatory and operational constraints
  • This position may require up to 20% of travelQualifications & Experience:
    • Degree in Biochemical or Chemical Engineering or Sciences: Minimum of a Bachelor's degree with 9+ years of experience, Master's degree with 6+ years or Ph.D. degree with 4+ years of experience
    • Familiarity with cell therapy processes is preferred.
    • Ability to effectively lead cross functional teams, meet deadlines, and prioritize responsibilities.
    • Experience working in a self-driven, performance/results oriented, fast paced matrix environment.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills, including issue resolution
    • Ability to assess risk and develop contingency plans for process risks
    • Able to manage time and elevate relevant issues to management and governance forums.
    • Detail oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to work with teams in different functions and organizations
    • The candidate must have demonstrated verbal, written, and communication skills including ability to present complex information clearly and concisely, with a successful proven history of working with technical teams.
    • Experience should include technical support of a cGMP manufacturing facility, including strong knowledge and engineering leadership for cell therapy manufacturing and processing equipment, manufacturing support and technology transfer.
    • Proven track record of managing Tech Support, development and/or validation projects
    • Demonstrated leadership skills, and the ability to interact with and lead diverse groups and teams are essential.
    • Proven project management skills (organization, collaboration, multi-tasking, and communication), attention to detail, and the ability to perform well in a team-based environment are required
    • Prior experience in/knowledge of cell therapy preferred
    • Prior experience facilitating/participating in Risk Assessments preferredThe starting compensation for this job is a range from $119,000 - $149,000 (if based in Summit, NJ), $124,000 - $155,000 (if based in Devens, MA), and $127,000 - $159,000 (if based in Seattle, WA), plus incentive cash and stock opportunities (based on eligibility).The starting pay rate takes into account characteristics of the job, such as required skills and where the job is performed.Final, individual compensation will be decided based on demonstrated experience. Eligibility for specific benefits listed on our careers site may vary based on the job and location. For more on benefits, please visit our BMSCareer Site.Benefit offerings are subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans then in effect and may include the following: Medical, pharmacy, dental and vision care. Wellbeing support such as the BMS Living Life Better program and employee assistance programs (EAP). Financial well-being resources and a 401(K). Financial protection benefits such as short- and long-term disability, life insurance, supplemental health insurance, business travel protection and survivor support. Work-life programs include paid national holidays and optional holidays, Global Shutdown days between Christmas and New Year's holiday, up to 120 hours of paid vacation, up to two (2) paid days to volunteer, sick time off, and summer hours flexibility. Parental, caregiver, bereavement, and military leave. Family care services such as adoption and surrogacy reimbursement, fertility/infertility benefits, support for traveling mothers, and child, elder and pet care resources. Other perks like tuition reimbursement and a recognition program.#LI-HybridVETERANBMSCARTIf you come across a role that intrigues you but doesn't 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 CareersWith 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 adastaffingsupport@bms.com . Visit careers.bms.com/ eeo -accessibility 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.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Seattle , Principal Engineer, Engineering , Seattle, Washington

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