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Senior Manager - Cell Banking, MS&T

Company: Bristol Myers Squibb
Location: Devens
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

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.

The Cell Banking Leader within Bioprocess Technology, MS&T will serve as the technical lead for cell banking activities associated with late-stage and commercial products across the entire biologics network. The position is located in Devens, MA and reports to the Associate Director, Bioprocess Technology.

Manufacturing of master, working, and end-of-production cell banks are essential steps in the biologics manufacturing process. This position will lead a team of scientist and engineers that provides technical oversight and support to the network for related cell banking activities. The group is responsible for technical transfer, process definition, manufacturing support, and regulatory support of the Devens Cell Banking Facility. The position may also support biologics drug substance upstream processing more broadly as needed.

The MS&T cell banking leader is highly cross-functional and challenging position, involving oversight to cell banking activities across the entire late stage and commercial biologics portfolio. This individual will be expected to define and drive network-wide strategies to establish best practices across the biologics network for cell banking process control and testing standards. In addition, the cell banking group will provide network support to health authority interactions, BLA submissions, and site support for corporate and heath authority audits and inspections. The group will work closely with key stakeholders including upstream bioprocess technology, process development, cell line development, manufacturing operations, manufacturing support, quality, regulatory, viral safety, and microbiology center of excellence. This individual will be expected to provide regular updates to MS&T leadership.

This position requires resolution of complex problems through strong matrix leadership of cross-functional teams to meet process, technical, and quality related objectives. The cell bank leader position will have multiple direct reports.

Position Requirements/Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline with a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience. A Master's or PhD is preferred.
  • Time spent in advanced degree programs may be considered as equivalent to relevant experience.
  • Expertise in at least one area of drug substance bioprocessing such as cell banking, cell-culture/fermentation, protein purification, process development, or manufacturing support is required.
  • Experience with cGMP regulations, regulatory requirements and CMC authoring for biologics manufacturing are necessary.
  • Experience in working with cross-functional teams is essential. Demonstrated problem solving ability, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills are essential along with strong leadership skills.

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.

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

Keywords: Bristol Myers Squibb, Nashua , Senior Manager - Cell Banking, MS&T, Other , Devens, New Hampshire

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