Instrument Technician - 1st Shift

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.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform preventative maintenance, customer request, and corrective instrumentation work orders in support of the East Syracuse Bristol-Myers Squibb biologics manufacturing facility.
  • Perform instrumentation work on liquid level, temperature, pressure, liquid flow, gas flow, speed, control valves, I/P transducers, solenoids, PLC’s, distributed I/O systems, and other manufacturing and utility system instrumentation.
  • Support commercial manufacturing through participation on 24x7 maintenance coverage model, 12-hour shift (6AM - 6PM) on rotational schedule (48 hours one week followed by 36 hours the next). Required to work every other rotating weekend, some holidays, and during adverse weather conditions in support of manufacturing facility. This shift is inclusive of a 5% shift differential and 8 hours of built in overtime per 2 week pay period.
  • Maintain assigned area of ownership within the facility to support inspection readiness and general facility upkeep for support of commercial manufacturing.
  • Operate through electronic maintenance work order management system, with all documentation of work performed captured electronically.
  • Operate within regulatory governed facility in regards to documentation management, training compliance, deviation management, procedure adherence, and corrective/preventative action implementation.
  • Cross-train to support integrated mechanical maintenance, critical utilities, and instrumentation team.
  • Assists in qualification activities related to instrumentation.
  • This position is located 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 unassisted lifting (not to exceed 50 lbs). This position is a team based position that requires may require shift work, weekends, holidays, emergency call-ins and overtime.
  • This position may require the employee to work in areas where chemical, biologic, and environmental risks are present.


Qualifications & Experience

Specific Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, etc.:
  • 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.
  • 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/ permit adherence, and personal accountability for safety.
  • General understanding of operating principles of industrial instrumentation and control systems.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, P&IDs, and electrical schematics, with assistance when required.


Why You Should Apply

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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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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