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Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Co.

Lead Automation Engineer - DeltaV (R1551526-en-us)





Devens, Massachusetts, 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.


1. Function as the DeltaV Subject matter expert and support the operation of all GMP and non-GMP control systems and other auxiliary equipment at the Devens CTF facility.

2. Mentor a team of controls engineers to investigate, design, configure / integrate and test process control solutions to a variety of complex technical problems.

3. Lead cross functional teams to developing Requirements.

4. Plan, implement and test design solutions per Good Automation Practices.

5. Lead larger implementation projects involving other automation engineers and contractors.

6. Provide troubleshooting and guidance support to automation systems in support of Manufacturing.

8. Provide on-call support for control systems along with other team members.

9. Compile estimates and cost information for DCS and PLC systems as part of capital approval requests.

10. Lead and support team and invest in the development of current and future employees through assignment of development opportunities, coaching, mentoring, and effective administration of rewards and recognition programs.

11. Work with all departments and with all levels of the organization, specifically Quality, Manufacturing Engineering, and Manufacturing Operations.

12. Exercise sound judgment in making decisions and recommendations within generally defined practices and policies and notify senior management when necessary.


• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or its equivalent.

• Specific technical skills with including a minimum of 10 years’ experience in the Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology sector.

• Specific technical skills with including a minimum of 10 years’ experience working with control systems (DCS and PLC’s).

• Expert understanding of S88, S95 and batch processing operations required.

• Understanding of engineering documentation such as P&IDs, process flow diagrams and standard operating procedures.

• Experience managing schedule and resources on large projects

• Excellent communication skills including oral, written and formal presentations.

• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment.

• Ability to work effectively in a fast paced multi-tasking environment.

• Ability to troubleshoot control systems from the field element up through operator interfaces and databases.

• Experience with DeltaV and Rockwell PLC’s required.

• Experience with control system networking technologies and PC networking technology preferred but not required.

• Experience working with SQL, Server, Oracle, or other relational databases preferred but not required.

• Experience with Visual Basic scripting preferred but not required.

• Experience as supervisor/manager is preferred.

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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