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Bristol Myers Squibb

Director, EOHSS Cell Therapy

Princeton, NJ

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Director EOHSS Cell Therapy

The primary focus of this role in Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) is to support the Cell Therapy business as the Director, Cell Therapy within the Department of Environment, Occupational Health, Safety and Sustainability (EOHSS). The individual in this role will be responsible for driving the companys environmental, occupational health, safety, and sustainability efforts within the Cell Therapy business to drive long-term company and stakeholder value. The position will direct the development, planning, organization, and execution of strategies to maintain a safe, health, and environmental compliant network. This position plays a key role in aligning corporate and local policies and procedures and will enable and foster a proactive and integrated EOHSS culture that promotes a positive, proactive approach throughout all operations.

The Director, Cell Therapy within the department of Environment, Occupational Health Safety, and Sustainability (EOHSS) will advocate, coach, coordinate, implement, assess, and improve environmental, safety, occupational health, sustainability outcomes using global and local regulations and consensus guides, BMS management systems, policies, and procedures, and to promote compliant, forward-leaning culture and preserve BMS reputation while driving shared Company objectives.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local environmental, safety, medical surveillance and sustainability laws, regulations, codes, rules, and consensus guides.
  • Develop and implement new EOHSS programs, policies, and procedures and update and improve existing ones.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of the business with sufficient detail to provide applicable regulatory and technical practical guidance.
  • Accountable for EOHSS regulatory preparedness and building rapport and trust through all interactions (external agencies and internal stakeholders).
  • Leads continuous improvement of network EOHSS culture; models what good looks like.
  • Provides technical acumen and oversight to all EOHSS programs and activities at sites.
  • Participates in EOHSS operational and tier discussions, EOHSS committees and teams; and EOHSS self-assessments and audits.
  • Stops operations and activities that could harm the environment, people, or facilities.
  • Identifies and solutions for network opportunities to eliminate unplanned events including spills, workplace injuries, accidents, and adverse health effects.
  • Participates in EOHSS governance structures and forums including incident investigation, compliance, capital reviews, best practice sharing.
  • Adept at the use of and aiding with EOHSS platforms including modules for investigation, inspection, compliance, and industrial hygiene.
  • Reviews and ensures accurate and complete resolution of issues as they arise, inclusive of completion of required recordkeeping and reporting at national, state, province level as well as within BMS stipulated structures and timing.
  • Proactively collaborates at site and above-site levels.
  • Maintains current understanding of emerging regulation and policy and the proactive application of such processes and programs.
  • Brings new approaches to continually improve the effectiveness of workflows and processes and learn and apply new concepts.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of current company safety policies and applicable Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) (or equivalent ex-USA, e.g., EU-OSHA, JISHA, HSE Govt UK, SEVESO).
  • Working knowledge and application in manufacturing environment of high-risk work operations, biologics and environmental media.
  • Must maintain proficiency in all BMS EOHSS standards.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in leading others through change.
  • Attends to multiple high-priority issues simultaneously with calm.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; communicates orally with clarity and command.
  • Proclivity for partnership and cross-team collaboration; coordinates between site and above-site entities.
  • Strong organizational skills, self-motivated, proven ability to work independently.
  • Escalates issues with urgency to facilitate ease of resolution.
  • Strong leadership skills and previous management experience.
  • Boldly lead and influence direct reports and matrix team members within the EOHSS organization and across the Company enterprise.
  • Detailed proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint; aptitude and demonstrated proficiency for EOHSS specific systems such as ENABLON, Enfos, Enhesa.
  • Must be able to travel domestically and internationally; 30 %.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in environmental, physical sciences, engineering
  • Advanced degree preferred.
  • Prefer certification through an accredited organization.
  • Prefer candidates with a six-sigma certification (green belt or above).
  • At least 10 years of direct EOHSS experience in manufacturing preferably pharmaceutical space.

If you come across a role that intrigues you but doesnt perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career.

Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing Careers
With a single vision as inspiring as Transforming patients lives through science™ , every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

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

COVID-19 Information
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.

BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can perform complex functions through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, or in any part of the recruitment process, direct your inquiries to Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.

Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.

Client-provided location(s): Princeton, NJ, USA
Job ID: BristonMyers-R1565629-en-us-2
Employment Type: Other