Senior Manager, Global MES Delivery

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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.


Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) is a diversified specialty biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.

BMS is looking for a Senior Manager to be responsible for development, maintenance and support of the global Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) solution that is utilized globally across the Digital Plant manufacturing network to produce medicine.

This includes successful delivery of projects and continuous improvement initiatives focused on effectiveness and cost reductions in manufacturing operations.

  • MES solution scope includes software components, configuration, recipe and object libraries, interfaces, reports and any customizations that support the Digital Plant manufacturing operations
  • Responsible for delivering simple to complex changes to the MES solution to the global network
  • Oversight of technical consultants to ensure on-time and on-budget delivery of projects
  • Regularly meet with business partners to understand business requirements and translate to MES solutions
  • Responsible for assessing the risk and impact that changes, patches, outages or other events can have to the MES solution and the global network.
  • Responsible for MES interfaces that support integration to ERP (Enterprise resource planning), CMMS (Asset calibration system), Quality execution systems including LIMS, Process control systems (i.e. DeltaV) and other digital solutions.
  • Ensuring compliance with data integrity and computer system validation requirements and regulations.
  • Ability to assess and understand changes that impact validated state of application and underlying infrastructure.

  • 8+ years of experience supporting Manufacturing Execution Systems in Life Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science in an Engineering or other Science discipline, Computer Science, or Management Information Systems. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Specific experience in process automation, MES and batch manufacturing industry standards for life sciences. Prefer ISA S88 or S95
  • Direct experience designing, building, deploying and supporting automation and execution systems (SCADA, MES, PAT, OSI Pi Data historian, etc.) in a regulated manufacturing environments
  • Strong domain expertise in the application of IT to manufacturing, including a broad understanding of processes and how they are supported by IT tools and systems.
  • Strong knowledge of regulatory landscape and demonstrated experience with software validation.
  • Proven track record of successful IT/automation project delivery
  • Ability to work across global sites and cultures.
  • Ability to travel up to 20% domestically and internationally (*when not restricted)

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.

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.

To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

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