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Associate Scientist

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Company :
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Location :
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Expiry Date :
Sat, 05 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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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. About BMS Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases. One shared journey is moving us forward at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious disease. Empowered to apply our individual talents and ideas so that we can learn and grow together. 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 the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives. Position Description The Associate Scientist in Global Upstream Bio-Process Development will be working in a dynamic team setting across cell line, upstream/downstream process development, and analytical groups to develop highly efficient and robust upstream processes to support BMS’s biologics pipeline. The candidate will be responsible for leading/supporting upstream development projects for upstream process development, main activities include clone selection, platform fit and process optimization, process characterization, scale-up and tech transfer for clinical manufacturing. The candidate will be responsible for supporting IND/IMPD filings with authoring high quality technical reports. The candidate will also contribute to continued platform improvement and technology development efforts to further the upstream development workflow. Key Responsibilities – Design, execute and improve cell culture processes in support of the biologics pipeline. – Assess and introduce innovative technologies to improve therapeutic protein production, collaborate with multi-functional groups on technology initiatives. – Carry out assigned laboratory work and maintain appropriate consumable inventories to support molecule development. – Be responsible for the execution, data review and analysis, as well as document writing. – Maintain accurate electronic laboratory notebooks in a timely fashion and prepare technical reports, summaries, protocols, etc. – Collaborate with scientists in a dynamic environment to meet timelines and solve problems – Follow safety procedures, contribute to the maintenance of clean laboratory environment utilizing 5S principles. Qualifications – BS in Chemical/Biochemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or relevant disciplines with minimal 2 years of relevant industrial experience; or MS in Chemical/Biochemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or relevant disciplines. – Proficiency in operation of bioreactors, scale-up and optimization of process parameters for mammalian cell culture is required. Experience in operating ambr15, ambr250, and 5L bioreactors is highly preferred. Experience in operating routine cell culture analyzers is required. – Experience in maintaining a laboratory notebook is required. – Ability to think critically with excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills. – Ability to work independently and in a team environment, with positive altitude. – Exceptional organizational and communication skills. – Proficient in Microsoft Office and basic statistics, working knowledge of design of experiments. Bristol-Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer – M/F/Vet/Disability 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.