Bristol Myers Squibb Process Engineer in New Brunswick, New Jersey

As API Process Engineer, you will work as part of a cross-functional matrix team to ensure successful manufacture of active pharmaceutical ingredients, chemical intermediates and specialty materials to support development of R&D pipeline products.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provides process engineering expertise to technology transfer of projects to internal and external manufacturing locations.

  • Perform process engineering analysis to determine cycle time, equipment fit, technologies required, scale up risk, etc.

  • Recommend laboratory experiments to inform scale up plans.

  • Provide process engineering expertise within process planning workflows and document reviews for internal and external manufacturing implementation including: tech transfer documentation, data/process knowledge collection, equipment setup, process modeling, process flow diagrams, compatibility assessments, risk management, etc.

  • Perform engineering analysis of process execution, recommends opportunities for improvement with plant efficiency and risk mitigation as goals, and captures analysis in campaign summary documents

  • Provide process engineering expertise to the Hazard Evaluation Lab and the Process Hazard Analysis team to identify requirements for non-standard engineering controls within process implementation.

  • Provide on-site support for external implementations and execution at clinical manufacturing suppliers.

  • Serves as subject matter expert for Delta-V recipe construction. Maintains standard recipe components within the process automation system.

  • Provide process expertise in post-batch record review and analysis in conjunction with building management and external implementation team.

  • Support process validation and commercialization activities for late stage process transfers to external suppliers.

  • Act as a quality events investigator for assigned projects.


  • Must have a B.S. or M.S. with a minimum of 3-5 years relevant industrial experience in process scale-up or process development.

  • Operational manufacturing or pilot plant experience of API, chemical intermediate, and/or specialty material.

  • Strong technical skills (chemistry, process development, chemical processing equipment), with a proficient understanding of GMP and safety regulations is required.

  • Strong knowledge of plant scale unit operations, scale-up, process fit, equipment capabilities, and process implementation.

  • Candidates must possess excellent problem solving skills and be able to work effectively with multiple assignments.

  • Candidates must have demonstrated the ability to work independently and also as part of multidisciplinary project team.

  • Essential to success are the ability to build strong working relationships with internal and external partners, to apply cooperation principles and ways of working in a matrix environment.

  • Demonstrated strength in all modes of communication with internal and external partners.

  • Up to 10-15% percent domestic and/or international travel annually.

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.