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Manager, Quality Engineering, Cell Therapy

Bristol Myers Squibb Company
Devens, MA
Start date
Jun 17, 2024

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Quality, Quality Control, Science/R&D, Biotherapeutics
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Challenging. 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: .

Position Summary

The Quality Engineering team is responsible for quality oversight of engineering and validation lifecycle activities, including facility, equipment, and utility commissioning and qualification, computer systems validation, process validation, and technology transfer. The Digital Quality Manager, Quality Engineering is responsible for quality oversight of computer systems validation (CSV) activities.

Key Responsibilities
  • Review and approve computer systems validation (CSV) lifecycle documentation associated with manufacturing site computerized and enterprise systems, including but not limited to system classification, user requirements, functional specifications, installation qualification, operational qualification / system testing, user acceptance testing, performance qualification, and periodic review.
  • Owns and leads the administration and maintenance of the site technical review board and IT change management process, assuring consistency with establishing standards for local and global change control systems
  • Act as SME and/or Quality reviewer/approver for risk assessments, data integrity assessments, and technical reports supporting qualification.
  • Perform routine quality review/approval activities associated with system onboarding and status.
  • Perform periodic review of Digital systems
  • Review and approve commissioning and qualification lifecycle documentation associated with large, and/or complex or new projects, including but not limited to impact assessments, user requirements, configuration specifications, installation/operational qualification, performance qualification, and requalification activities.
  • May represent Quality on large capital projects or technology transfer initiatives and review/approve validation plans.
  • Identifies improvement opportunities and drives execution of team continuous improvement goals and projects.
  • May review and approve or provide impact assessment for complex site change controls.
  • Support internal and external inspections as required. Participate in the preparation and execution of corrective and preventative actions related to inspection findings.
  • Maintain compliance with assigned learning plan. Support development of training content.
  • Act as validation Subject Matter Expert and provide guidance/ coaching to less experienced staff with atypical events during qualification.
  • Lead meetings and represent function at cross functional and network meetings. Share data/ knowledge within and across site and network. Build & maintain strong relationships with partner functions.
Qualifications & Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in STEM field preferred or its equivalence.
  • Over 6 years of experience in a regulated industry, including at least 3 years of experience in validation related experience. (CSV preferred, analytical equipment, equipment qualification). Experience in FDA/EMA regulations in biopharmaceuticals or cell therapy manufacturing is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience with electronic validation documentation systems.
  • Ability to research, understand, interpret and apply internal policies and regulatory guidelines
  • Proficient computer skills with knowledge of several digital tools like MS Office, etc., and ability to learn and work with new software applications
  • Ability to interpret data & results, understand complex problems with multiple variables and critically assess and provide feedback on proposed solution and required documentation.
  • Ability to critically review protocol reports, interpret results, and assess and challenge technical conclusions consistent with Quality risk management principles
  • Knowledge of manufacturing execution systems (MES) such as Syncade and distributive control such as Delta V is desirable
  • Knowledge of business systems such as SAP, LIMS, Maximo, Veeva Vault, and Valgenesis is desirable
  • Excellent verbal and technical writing skills with advanced ability to prepare written communications and present complex technical data to management with clarity and accuracy
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment and lead peers through changing priorities.
  • Ability to think strategically, meet deadlines and support work prioritization
  • Able to independently work across functional groups and teams to ensure requirements are met.
  • Ability to motivate and foster a positive team environment
  • Confident in making decisions, able to anticipate Quality issues and proactively solve problems.
  • Curious, with the ability to think critically to create innovative solutions.
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If 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 Careers
With 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 . Visit 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.


Bristol Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we believe in the power of science to address some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our focus on these unmet needs comes during a remarkable time, when unprecedented scientific breakthroughs are advancing the treatment of disease as never before in human history.

We work every day to transform patients’ lives through science. Each day, our employees around the world work together for patients – they are at the center of everything we do. They inspire us. They are the reason we come to work each day.

We combine the agility of a biotech with the reach and resources of an established pharmaceutical company to create a global leading biopharma company powered by talented individuals who drive scientific innovation.

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