- Syracuse, NY
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.
This Assistant Scientist position will be to fill a Tuesday-Saturday work schedule. This is a team-based position that will require shift work, weekends, and holidays. Perform laboratory analysis of samples, using aseptic technique, following established procedures and in full compliance with GMP's, official compendial, health authority regulations, and established BMS policies .he Microbiological Control (MC) Laboratory supports the onsite small scale commercial manufacturing facility. The Assistant Scientist conducts routine microbiological laboratory testing of raw materials and products for in-process, release and stability samples in compliance with methods, procedures, protocols and regulatory requirements.
The Assistant Scientist promotes quality, safety and health, by ensuring clean work area, and adherence to procedures and safety culture.Performs laboratory analysis of samples, using aseptic technique, following established procedures and in full compliance with official compendial, health authority regulations, and established BMS policies. Conductsqualification of methods and/or other laboratory studies, according to scientific protocols. Maintains accurate records of work performed and documents results, according to Good Documentation Practices and established procedures as well as perform data entry into LIMS. Assist with review of worksheets and laboratory data as assigned. Assists in the investigation of OOS results in areas of assigned responsibility. Operates and maintains laboratory instruments, while ensuring the reliability of instrumentation through proper maintenance, with ability to troubleshoot minor issues. Analyzes, evaluates, and interprets data, notifying clients of results, and assisting to resolve issues, if applicable. Identifies opportunities for workflow and procedural improvements. The Assistant Scientist willparticipate and lead continuous improvement using lean principles to assist with streamlining and making the laboratory efficient.
Assistant Scientist (D03):
- Must have knowledge of aseptic technique, environmental monitoring, and microbiological Quality Control testing and procedures. Has excellent manual dexterity and aseptic technique. Has ability to complete sampling or testing assignments in a timely and compliant manner, with minimal supervision. Perform limited interpretation of data. Demonstrate ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously and complete assignments in a timely and compliant manner, with minimal supervision. Knowledge of cGMPs and compendial testing required. Must have effective verbal and written communication skills.
- Must have knowledge of aseptic technique, environmental monitoring, and microbiological Quality Control testing and procedures with the application and interpretation of GMP concepts and compendial requirements to daily laboratory operations. Has high level of technical understanding of methods, equipment, and procedures in work area. Analyzes, evaluates, and initially interprets data in assigned area. Demonstrates ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously and complete assignments in a timely and compliant manner, with minimal supervision. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Able to provide training to others in area of expertise, as assigned.
Assistant Scientist (D03): B.S. degree in Biological Sciences or related field with aminimum of0-3 years of QC microbiology laboratory experience.
This position is a lab-based position which requires appropriate levels of personal protective equipment (PPE). This role will require contact with biohazardous materials such as live cell cultures and other hazardous chemicals including methotrexate, acids, and caustics. Powdered materials and high temperature liquids and solids are also handled. Frequent repeated motions such as pipetting, lifting, bending, twisting, squatting, crouching, kneeling, climbing on step-stools, and reaching is required. This role also requires frequent unassisted lifting (not to exceed 50 lbs). Repetitive use of arms/hands/wrists and grasping is also required. Depending on the work demands, office-based work requires sitting.
This positionisfor a Tuesday-Saturday work schedule. This position is based indoors and you will primarily be working with others, but also independently and alone at times. This position is a team-based position that willrequire shift work, weekends, and holidays.
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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