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Senior Metrology Technician

Company: Bristol Myers Squibb
Location: Rochester
Posted on: June 12, 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.

Position Summary

  • Performs, as needed, a variety of installation, calibration, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair duties on complex laboratory, process and utility instrumentation, working closely with the Maintenance, Operations and Automation groups, in a primarily paperless work environment, following SOPs in a cGMP facility.
  • May work on assignments that are extremely complex in nature where independent action and a high degree if initiative are required in resolving problems and developing recommendation to management.
  • Incumbents act independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments with appropriate approval from management.

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 (6PM to 6AM) 12-hour night shift 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 15% 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.
  • Provides technical support as Metrology SME for engineering projects towards improvement of processing equipment, utilities and facilities instrumentation.
  • Provides qualified instruction (Train the Trainer Program) to perform departmental technical training.
  • Operate as back-up to Facilities and Engineering Shift Supervisor on daily coordination as needed.
  • 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.
  • Works on a 12 hour (6PM to 6AM) rotating shift 36/48 which involves working all holidays that fall on the schedule. Required to work every rotating weekends, some holidays, and during adverse weather conditions in support of manufacturing facility. Flexibility to work irregular hours and short notice overtime. This role is inclusive of a 15% shift differential and 8 hours built in over time.

Qualifications & Experience

Specific Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, etc.:

  • A minimum of eight years of experience applying the knowledge, principles, and practices relevant to calibration and instrumentation.
  • 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.
  • Work 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 and permit adherence, and personal accountability for safety.
  • Computer literate in Maximo or similar computer based maintenance program.
  • Knowledge of both calibration and maintenance of instrumentation on biotech manufacturing equipment.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in common computer tools such as word processing, spreadsheet and web based applications.
  • Knowledge of ISA standards and the principles/practices relevant to calibration and instrumentation.
  • Thorough understanding of operating principles of industrial instrumentation and control systems.
  • Knowledgeable in P&IDs control theories and techniques and have ability to read, interpret, and troubleshoot engineering drawings, P&IDs, and electrical schematics.
  • Knowledge of basic relay ladder logic, programmable logic controllers, and distributed control systems.
  • Knowledge of DeviceNet and Foundation Fieldbus instrumentation, DeltaV distributed control system, and Rosemount's A.M.S. Software.
  • Knowledge of science generally attained through studies resulting in an Associate's Degree in electronics technology or equivalent training.
  • A minimum of eight years of experience applying the knowledge, principles, and practices relevant to calibration and instrumentation

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.

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 adastaffingsupport@bms.com. Visit careers.bms.com/eeo-accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

Keywords: Bristol Myers Squibb, Rochester , Senior Metrology Technician, Other , Rochester, New York

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