Microbiology Assistant Scientist

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Employer
Bristol Myers Squibb
Location
Syracuse, New York, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 27, 2021
Closes
Jun 21, 2021
Ref
2212095263
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
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 Microbiology 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.. This is a team-based position that will require shift work and holidays. As our Microbiology Assistant Scientist, you will 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. The Microbiological Control (MC) Laboratory supports the onsite small scale commercial manufacturing facility.
Working Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 10 hour shift.
Duties/Responsibilities:
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. Conducts qualification 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 will participate and lead continuous improvement using lean principles to assist with streamlining and making the laboratory efficient.
Qualifications
Specialist, Assistant Scientist (EG-080):
- 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.
Education/Experience/ Licenses/Certifications:
B.S. degree in Biological Sciences or related field with a minimum of 0-3 years of QC microbiology laboratory experience.
Physical Demands:
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.
Work Environment:
This position is for a Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 10 hour workday 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 will require shift work 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.
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.
Company: Bristol Myers Squibb
Req Number: R1541371
Updated: 2021-06-14 02:57:01.026 UTC
Location: Syracuse,New York
Bristol Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, gender expression, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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