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Bristol Myers Squibb Mechanical Maintenance Technician III (6pm to 6am) 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.

Position Summary:

  • Performs, as needed, a variety of installation, repairs, trouble-shooting, and preventive maintenance of a wide range of mechanical equipment and piping systems including, but not limited to, pumps, valves, agitators, heat exchangers, mechanical seals, autoclaves, parts washers, and bearings.

  • Works closely with the Calibration/Instrumentation, Critical Utilities, Reliability, Operations, and Automation groups, in a primarily paperless work environment, following SOPs in a cGMP facility.

  • Works on assignments that are moderately complex in nature where independent action and a high degree of initiative is required in resolving problems and developing recommendations to management

  • Incumbents may determine methods and procedures on new assignments with approval from management.

Duties/ Responsibilities:

  • On Both GMP and non-GMP mechanical equipment, performs:

  • Trouble-shooting & Repairs (corrective maintenance)

  • Installations and Removals

  • Preventive Maintenance

  • Supports commercial manufacturing through participation on 24x7 maintenance coverage model (12 hour night shift on rotational schedule (48 hours one week followed by 36 hours the next)).

  • Maintains assigned area of ownership within the facility to support inspection readiness and general facility upkeep for support of commercial manufacturing.

  • Operates through electronic maintenance work order management system, with all documentation of work performed captured electronically.

  • Operates within regulatory governed facility in regards to documentation management, training compliance, deviation management, procedure adherence, and corrective/preventative action implementation.

  • Cross-trains to support integrated mechanical maintenance, critical utilities, and instrumentation team.

  • Provides technical support as Mechanical Maintenance SME for engineering projects towards improvement of processing equipment, utilities and facilities equipment, including reliability and EHS assessments such as Failure Modes Effects Analysis, and Process Hazards Analysis as appropriate based on body of mechanical knowledge.

  • Provides qualified instruction as departmental trainer on mechanical maintenance tasks for lesser experienced mechanical maintenance technicians.

  • Executes maintenance in compliance with all site EHS procedures and corporate policies as well as departmental safety procedural requirements.

  • Recommends/implements changes to procedures through alignment with Facilities and Engineering management.

  • Develops new maintenance SOP’s, Job plans, Job Hazard Analysis, and Task Qualification Checklists as needed to support continuous improvement within the F&E team.

  • Provide clear and concise communication with team members, supervisors, and operations.


  • A minimum of four years of experience applying the knowledge, principles, and practices relevant to mechanical maintenance.

  • Prior evidence of successful participation on work teams where combined contribution, collaboration, and results were expected.

  • Demonstrated ability with common computer tools such as word processing, spreadsheet and web based applications.

  • Work experience where attention to detail and personal accountability were critical to success.

  • Demonstrates good interpersonal skills, customer focus, and professionalism.

  • Self-motivated with strong work ethic and continuous improvement mindset.

  • Demonstrates strong safety mindset with emphasis on pre-task planning, safety procedure and permit adherence, and personal accountability for safety.

  • General understanding of operating principles of industrial control systems.

  • Have ability to read, interpret, and troubleshoot engineering drawings, piping and instrumentation diagrams, and mechanical schematics/equipment repair manuals.

  • Experience with hazardous energy isolation and lock-out/tag-out of equipment.

  • Ability to interact and communicate directly to Operations staff.

  • Computer literate in Maximo or similar computer based maintenance program desirable.

  • Stainless Steel fabrication/ TIG Welding experience desirable.

  • Experience in 5s/6s implementation desirable.

Education/Experience/ Licenses/Certifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • A minimum of 4 years industrial experience in mechanical trades.

  • Certifications : Welding certification desirable.

Physical Demands:

  • This position is located at a medium scale manufacturing facility with classified areas requiring appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE). This role will require contact with hazardous materials such as caustic, acids, and steam. Frequent bending, twisting, squatting, kneeling, climbing and reaching is required. Role also requires infrequent lifting (not to exceed 50 lbs.). This position is a team based position that requires shift work, weekends, holidays, emergency call-ins, and overtime.

Work Environment:

  • This position may require the employee to work in areas where chemical, biologic, and environmental risks are present.

  • This position is located at a medium scale manufacturing facility with classified areas requiring appropriate gowning and personal protective equipment (PPE). This role will require interaction with hazardous materials such as caustic, acids and steam.


  • This position requires up to 5% of travel

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • No formal supervision exercised, but may be required to provide guidance, oversight to work activities and mentor less experienced staff members. Operate as back-up to Facilities and Engineering Shift Supervisor on daily coordination as needed

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.

Company: Bristol Myers Squibb

Req Number: R1531588-en-us

Updated: 2020-12-04 00:56:10.699 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.