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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
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.
Specialist, Assistant Scientist (EG-080):
Must have knowledge of aseptic technique, environmental
monitoring, and microbiological Quality Control testing and
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
B.S. degree in Biological Sciences or related field with a
minimum of 0-3 years of QC microbiology laboratory experience.
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
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
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completing this application, or any part of the recruitment process
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