Bristol Myers Squibb MES Administrator in Devens, Massachusetts

Daily support for the manufacturing execution application at BMS manufacturing sites. Develop and implement support methodologies for high-reliability manufacturing information systems with focus on creating and maintaining standards to be applied throughout the manufacturing network.

Tasks will include support of manufacturing information systems, batch information databases, and software qualification activities for GMP compliant manufacturing. Technical tasks would include developing and supporting manufacturing system architectures, deploying new or updated manufacturing software applications in a GMP environment, performing periodic maintenance, review of security, and updates of applicable SOPs and documents. Periodically review and assess vendor hotfixes, KBs, patches, and other routine software updates for impact to GMP systems and perform their implementation.


Ensure the continuity of site operations by performing application support for manufacturing execution systems. Develop and maintain a MES support strategies that integrates business process knowledge, and system quality standards with information technology to reduce down-time, elevate the level of regulatory compliance, and introduce efficiency gains through effective use of available technologies Provides IT administration and qualification support for manufacturing applications including Syncade, , OSI PI, SAP MII, SAP AII and associated site specific serialization systems as needed. Perform activities for which IT is accountable for Computer Software Validation (CSV) for manufacturing sites. Primary liaison with third parties for support of manufacturing system software.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering, computer science, or information systems field

  • 2+ years of experience preferably in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry

  • Candidate will have knowledge of manufacturing and laboratory automation technologies with emphasis on MES technologies.

  • SmartLab, Empower, Emerson DeltaV, Syncade, Werum, OSI PI, data technologies, and high-level programming languages would be desirable.

  • Microsoft certified professional certification desirable.

  • Candidate will have understanding of: Windows server platform, historian technology, databases, and reporting systems.

  • Automated manufacturing and laboratory systems technology.

  • Ability to work in a diverse work environment, and manage multiple priorities, and at times, be self-directed in a fast paced environment.

  • Common programming interface standards such as web services for integrating manufacturing computer systems.

  • Candidate must have a flexible and creative work style with a goal of attaining excellence.

  • Experience working in a regulated industry, specific experience Pharmaceutical experience is a plus.

  • Support of a production system with supporting manufacturing systems being a bonus

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, disability or protected veteran status.