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Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Co.

Plant Engineer

Pharmaceuticals

All

Yearly

No

San Diego, California, United States

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.

Plant Engineer, HVAC

Syracuse, NY

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.

Position Summary

The Plant Engineering team is responsible for the compliant operation of GMP critical utilities (such as cleanroom HVAC, high-purity water systems, and process gases) and the reliable operation of essential support utilities (such as glycol, compressed air, and process waste). This group executes projects to improve the safety, efficiency, reliability, and compliance of these systems. They oversee maintenance activities, coordinate system shutdowns, and lead investigations related to these systems. Members of this team serve as subject matter experts (SMEs) for these systems on project teams and during regulatory inspections. The members of this team are expected to cross-train on facility systems, but everyone will maintain specialized expertise.

Key Responsibilities

  • This position will have primary responsibility for the design, operation and implementation of Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning systems (HVAC) servicing the pharmaceutical cleanrooms. Directly overseeing cleanroom certifications for ISO classified environments, building automation systems (BAS), and room conditions.
  • Issue or contribute to safety permits and job hazard analyses (JHAs) to ensure the safe execution of projects or maintenance activities.
  • Manage engineering projects to improve plant utility systems. Seek out and apply novel engineering approaches.
  • Coordinate projects and maintenance activities with operations to minimize disruption.
  • Provide technical guidance for maintenance technicians, outside service providers, and operations users.
  • Engage with Facilities & Engineering (F&E), Global Engineering, and external resources to engineer solutions.
  • Review and approve drawings and other technical documentation to ensure that it remains current.
  • Ensure compliance of GMP critical utilities with GMPs, industry best practices, and BMS directives.
  • Investigate adverse trends and implement corrective actions.
  • Create or contribute to quality plans that ensure orderly service interruptions and smooth return to service.
  • Collaborate with other functions such as quality assurance or safety to resolve compliance issues.
  • Remain informed about the current industry practices and guidelines for critical utilities.
  • Respond to unplanned outages to minimize disruption to manufacturing operations.
  • Serve as a site SME for critical utility systems and interact with regulatory authorities or internal auditors. Ensure inspection-readiness of key systems. Develop responses and action plans to correct any deficiencies.
  • Leverage appropriate resources from our site integrated facilities management (IFM) provider.
  • Identify continuous improvement, energy conservation, and cost savings opportunities.
  • Apply modern reliability concepts to ensure effective maintenance and prevent failures.
  • Maintain and revise standard operating procedures (SOPs) governing system operation and maintenance. Train in-house technicians and contractors as required.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum of Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, preferably Mechanical or Industrial.
  • Minimum of 2-5 years professional experience, preferably in Engineering.
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical utility operation, cleanrooms, and building systems.
  • Experience with (or ability to learn) Maximo CMMS, Ariba purchasing, and SAP cost center functions.
  • Demonstrated ability to work across organizational boundaries to resolve a range of technical and compliance issues.
  • Experience safely managing multiple projects and balancing priorities.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, especially as applied in a team environment.
  • Willingness to provide on-call, off-hours support as needed to assist with planned activities or respond to unplanned problems.
  • Understanding of applicable regulations (GMP, OSHA, DEC, ASHRAE, ASME, etc.). Familiarity with quality systems governing GMP utilities (change control, SOPs, investigations, CAPAs).
  • Familiarity with modern maintenance management and reliability concepts.
  • Ability to compose sound technical and compliance documents, including thorough investigations, meaningful corrective action plans, and justifiable change controls.
  • Ability to articulate complex technical issues and communicate in a variety of forums to stakeholders and site leadership.
  • Experience working in a GMP environment is a plus.

Why You Should Apply

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.

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.

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

To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

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