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Lead Material Handler at (BMS) Bristol-Myers Squibb in Summit, New Jersey

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global Biopharma company committed to a single mission: to discover, develop, and deliver innovative medicines focused on helping millions of patients around the world in disease areas such as oncology, cardiovascular, immunoscience and fibrosis.

 

Join us and make a difference.  We hire the best people and provide them with a work environment that places a premium on diversity, integrity, collaboration and personal development. Through a culture of inclusion, we create a better, more productive work environment. We believe that the diverse experiences and perspectives of all our employees help to drive innovation and transformative business results.

Purpose and Scope of Position

Manages material needs/requirements for CAR-T production per Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in controlled and/or classified environments under the supervision of Warehousing Operations Management. Lead Material Handlers must adhere to regulatory requirements while performing job functions. Job duties are performed within a team according to an assigned, production shift schedule. Communication and initiation of production deviations and assistance with quality investigations are required, as applicable.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Performs inventory control: cycle counts, material stocking, scrapping, at a minimum.

  • Receives material into inventory management system.

  • Manages material expiry, allocation, kitting, and maintains material condition requirements.

  • Quantifies and maintains materials in production dispensary.

  • Performed apheresis receipt of incoming raw materials and prepares final product shipments for couriers.

  • Maintains timing according to the production schedule to ensure on-time logistics.

  • Records material handling data and information in a clear, concise, format according to proper GDPs.

  • Works in a team based, cross-functional environment to complete warehousing tasks required by shift schedule.

  • Ensures the timely release of critical materials used in production.

  • Must be able to work in an environment with blood derived components.

  • Other duties may be assigned, as necessary.

  • Trainer for warehousing staff upon completion of all proficient tasks.

  • Performs other tasks and projects as assigned.

  • Leads a team within a designated function of warehousing, however, supervision will be managed by the shift Supervisor.

  • Available to work OT when business requires.

  • Willing to work between both Summit and Warren NJ sites.

  • Willing to work staggered hours across days.

Required Competencies:

Education and Experience (As Applicable)


  • Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of Manufacturing or Operations experience.

  • OR Associate/ Medical Technical degree and 6 years of Manufacturing or Operations experience.

  • OR High School diploma/GED and 8 years of Manufacturing or Operations experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


  • Knowledge of cGMP/FDA regulated industry

  • Basic mathematical skills

  • General understanding of cGMPs

  • Technical writing capability

  • Proficient in MS Office applications

  • Inventory control and/or management

  • Background to include an understanding of biology, chemistry, medical or clinical practices is a plus

Working Conditions (US Only)


  • Intermittent walking and sitting to perform job functions; however, ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time may be necessary. 

  • Physical dexterity sufficient to use computers and documentation.

  • Sufficient vision and hearing capability to work in job environment.

  • Ability to lift from 25- 50 pounds.

  • Must have the ability to work around laboratories and controlled, enclosed, restricted areas.

  • Cleanroom garments and personal protective equipment will be required in designated areas which cover head, parts of the face, core body, and legs/feet.

  • Makeup, gum, nail polish, or other potential microbial sources are prohibited in restricted areas.

  • Flexibility to don clean room garments and personal protective equipment (PPE).

  • Clean room environment is an enclosed, restricted space, with assigned pressure and temperature conditions. Reagents, chemicals, and exposure to sanitization agents are expected.

  • Routine exposure to human blood components.

  • Designated areas may prohibit food, any outside materials such as cell phones, tablets, at a minimum.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. The primary duties and responsibilities are intended to describe those functions that are essential to the performance of this job.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. There are other duties and responsibilities that are considered incidental or secondary to the overall purpose of this job. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management.

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.