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Bristol Myers Squibb Manufacturing Operations Manager (2nd Shift) in Syracuse, New York

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.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provides process oversight, spending 90% of shift time out on the production floor

  • Responsible for ensuring that all activities are carried out to the highest standards of GMP and EHS compliance

  • Responsible for execution of manufacturing operations as well as interdisciplinary activities such as area cleaning, environmental monitoring, maintenance and validation activities within their shift.

  • Responsible for real time review of all manufacturing documentation and ensuring that all batch documentation has been completed by the manufacturing shift before handover

  • Responsible for driving the execution of standard work, and reporting progress

  • Responsible for managing Tier 1 board in manufacturing area to drive key performance indicators (KPIs), issue resolution and communication across the shift

  • Owns Tier 1 meeting and drives standard agenda discussion

  • Drives shift communications to ensure employees know what is required

  • Responsible for verification of procedural and safety compliance and take responsibility for updating procedures, training and batch records, where required

  • Ensures timely reporting of safety incidents and deviations.

  • Responsible for ensuring event reviews are conducted for both safety incidents and deviations

  • Makes process decisions according to Decide, Action, Inform (DAI) matrix

  • Provide troubleshooting for process, equipment and facilities.

  • Responsible for equipment handoff and room release activities.

  • Ensures that the area is inspection ready at all times through GEMBA walks on each shift, the execution of GMP walkthroughs with QA Field on a weekly basis and real time correction of issues.

  • Supports implementation of projects and new technology

  • Performs weekly time management system approval of non-exempt staff

  • Ensures all training for employees is completed on time, that the quality of the training is sufficient to enable understanding and provide on the job coaching and mentoring to ensure manufacturing operators are capable and confident in their daily tasks

  • Provides regular feedback on performance to the manufacturing operators and also regular discussions on career development

  • Drives personnel and team performance management including performance connections, acceleration of development action plans and succession planning

  • Is responsible to own and embed OPEX principles in manufacturing including standard work, 5S, visual management and tier meetings.

  • Champion OPEX improvement ideas within the shift through lean leadership coaching

  • Accountable to drive opportunities to improve, simplify and eliminate waste while reducing the opportunities for human error during manufacturing execution.

  • Supports Human Error related investigations through employee interviews, coaching and CAPA implementation

  • Responsible for updating procedures and training material as part of CAPA implementation, errors identified by operators during execution, or as part of continuous improvement to ensure that documentation supporting the execution of manufacturing operations reflects activities as conducted and are being done in a safe, efficient and compliant manner.

QUALIFICATIONS

Specific Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, etc:

  • Strong working knowledge of cGMP requirements and regulations FDA, EMA

  • Strong working knowledge of both local, state and OSHA requirements in relation to environmental, health and safety.

  • Strong understanding of safety hazards (steam, pressure, chemical, etc.) and best practices for safe working behaviors.

  • Qualified trainer with ability to successfully coach and supervise people and teams.

  • Ability to create an environment of trust, compliance, safety, continuous improvement and learning.

  • Excellent problem solving, decision making and communication skills.

  • Change agent with demonstrated history of continuous improvement.

  • Strong knowledge of MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint is preferred.

  • Ability to work across the matrix to direct and support critical functions that support manufacturing including maintenance and quality.

Education/Experience/ Licenses/Certifications:

  • Knowledge of science generally attained through studies resulting in a B.S. in science, engineering, biochemistry or related discipline, or its equivalent is highly desired.

  • Direct biologic manufacturing experience of 6+ years. Previous supervisory experience is desirable

  • Extensive knowledge of working in a regulated environment and the importance of following procedures, cGMPs and EHS and the skillset to work and manage within a regulated environment

  • Strong knowledge of biopharmaceutical manufacturing processes with a proven record in biopharmaceutical technology

  • Strong change management skills and demonstrated ability to simplify and improve business processes

  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to motivate and manage a team with matrix reporting relationship

  • Adaptable to a fast paced, complex and ever-changing business environment

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with technical writing skills

  • Proficiency in the use of computers and business software applications

  • Yellow and/or green belt certified in lean manufacturing/operational excellence

Physical Demands / Work Environment:

This position is for a supervisory position in a manufacturing facility with classified areas requiring appropriate gowning and personal protective equipment (PPE). This role will require working with hazardous conditions and materials such as caustic, acids and steam. Powdered materials and high temperature liquids are also handled. Role also requires infrequent unassisted lifting (not to exceed 50 lbs.). This position is a team based position that requires rotating shift work, weekends and holidays.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Will supervise a staff of 6-10 employees

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.

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 adastaffingsupport@bms.com.

Visit careers.bms.com/eeo-accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

Locations

Syracuse - NY - US

2nd Shift: *Rotating 36/48 Night Shift working 6pm to 6am inclusive of 15% shift differential.

BMSBL

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.

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 adastaffingsupport@bms.com. Visit careers.bms.com/eeo-accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

Company: Bristol Myers Squibb

Req Number: R1546725

Updated: 2021-09-26 04:08:59.837 UTC

Location: Syracuse,New York

Bristol Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, gender expression, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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