Director, Biologics Manufacturing
Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb
Posted on: April 9, 2021
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. The Syracuse Biologics
Manufacturing operation produces--commercial biologics drug
substance at its 5000L scale manufacturing facility (mammalian cell
process) in Syracuse, NY. The Director, Biologics Manufacturing is
- All components of the manufacturing operations organization,
which include: Cell Culture and Purification.
- Drives resources to address priorities, meet production
schedules, maximize productivity, reduce costs, and increase
efficiencies through continuous improvement strategies.
- Develops and leads a high performance management team
responsible for commercial manufacturing, directs the recruitment
and development of manufacturing staff.
- Invests in the development of current and future leadership
through assignment of development opportunities, coaching,
mentoring, and effective administration of rewards and
- Establishes and communicates business objectives for
manufacturing, consistent with company biologics strategy.
- Establishes and communicates high performance standards,
defines clear accountability, and leads by adopting continuous
improvement strategies to reduce operational variances and reduce
- Sets high standards for compliance to meet and exceed
regulatory agency requirements related to biologics manufacture and
assure compliance with BMS Directives including safety, training,
cGMP, quality systems documentation, change control, operational
variance, and failure investigation.
- Develops annual operating budget/staffing levels and manages
operation to achieve the financial objectives.
- Participates actively on the site Senior Leadership Team to
establish site mission, annual goals and desired culture while
undertaking supportive actions which build commitment to these
values, objectives and sustained site-wide teamwork.
- Knowledge of science generally attained through studied
resulting in a B.S. in science, engineering, a related discipline
or its equivalent. A master's degree in a relevant discipline is
- A minimum of 10 years of industrial experience in
biotechnology, documented by a solid history of technical
accomplishments and a proven track record in commercial biologic
- An in depth knowledge of regulatory requirements for filing
biologics in the US and Europe.
- Knowledge related to mammalian cell bank, cell culture and
purification manufacturing as well as in depth knowledge of
validation for a biologic manufacturing facility.
- Demonstrated success as a strong team leader who uses past
management and supervisory experience to develop departmental staff
through effective feedback and coaching.
- Proficiency in developing and managing departmental
- Excellent organizational skills and the ability to successfully
manage multiple technical projects and priorities, excellent
analytical and strategic thinking skills and experiences with Lean
Six Sigma tools.
- Direct experience with supporting 24/7 manufacturing operations
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
Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities
can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable
workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles.
Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to
accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in
completing this application, or any part of the recruitment process
direct your inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit
careers.bms.com/eeo-accessibility to access our complete Equal
Employment Opportunity statement. W e're creatinginnovative
medicines for patients fighting serious diseases. We're also
nurturing our own diverse team with inspiring work and challenging
career options. No matter the role, each one of us makes a
contribution. And that makes all the difference.
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