Process Automation System Lead Engineer/Manager /Sr. Manager

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.

DeltaV DCS Software and Infrastructure

This position focuses on DeltaV Distributed Control System application software and system infrastructure support.

Key Responsibilities

  • Accountable for designing, configuring and maintaining the Process Automation System software applications in the Manufacturing Facilities in Devens, MA.
  • Lead process automation system software design standard development, architect design, configuration, integration and test.
  • Lead or Participate in cross functional teams (system integrators, contractors, end users) to develop the design requirement specifications, test plans and protocols for Automation Software applications.
  • Lead or perform Process Automation System Administration activities.
  • Lead or manage automation systems capital projects
  • Provide technical supervision, guidance and/or training to automation engineers within the group
  • Managing internal stakeholders to address operational issues related to Process Automation software applications
  • Lead or initiate Process Automation System continuous improvement to improve operational robustness and efficiency.
  • Collaborate with global BMS manufacturing sites to develop and share good practices in Automation system design, automation procedure and business processes.


For People Manager:
  • Manage a team of Automation Engineer
  • Participate in and ensure employee development


Qualifications & Experience

  • BS in Chemical Engineering, a related engineering field or its equivalent.
  • Distributed control systems software design experience in batch operation following ISA 88/ISA95 standard
  • Experience on automation validation (DeltaV, MES, PI) in GMP environment that includes test script generation and execution.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology industries
  • Experience on Manufacturing Execution System (Syncade) preferable.
  • Experience on OSI PI data historian applications is preferable.
  • Experience on Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) preferable.
  • Experience in executing Factory Acceptance Tests, supporting commissioning activities (hardware loop checks, cabinet testing) required.
  • Experience on change control management, deviation logs, and investigation under FDA regulated environment is required.
  • Understanding of engineering documentation such as P&IDs, process flow diagrams and standard operating procedures.
  • Strong leadership skills in managing stakeholders and influencing co-workers.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong communication skills including oral and formal presentations.
  • Strong project management skills in defining and executing automation related projects
  • Ability to troubleshoot control systems from field element up through operator interfaces and databases is preferred.
  • 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.
  • Ability to work independently


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.

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