Bristol Myers Squibb Sample Logistics Associate in Devens, Massachusetts

To support QC analytical testing in support of the biologics Bulk Drug Substance (BDS) manufacturing using defined methods in a cGMP compliant laboratory. If trained on QC analytical testing, the individual assures test results are accurately recorded and abnormal data or equipment/instrument malfunctions are promptly reported to his/her supervisor.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs receipt of raw materials, in-process, non-routine, release and stability of the Bulk Drug Substance (BDS) in a cGMP environment for both commercial and clinical products

  • Manages test reserves, reserves and BDS retains; disposes of samples as per applicable procedures.

  • Performs sample management including sample tracking, aliquot preparation and sample distribution.

  • Support QC-TS (Technical Support) and BDB (Biological Development Building) teams to receive and aliquot samples for technical transfer activities.

  • Communicates issues with sample processing to area management.

  • Provide direct support to lab personnel to trouble shoot sample management issues.

  • Order, inventory and reconcile critical reagents.

  • Prepare samples to be shipped to 2nd and 3rd parties

  • Receive and process shipments/samples from 2nd and 3rd parties

  • Performs Appearance testing on both BDS and DP (Drug Product) samples

  • Performs DP testing (such as reconstitution time, weigh variation, etc.).

  • Log in non-routine LIMS jobs to support qualification testing, investigations and Tech transfer activities.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of science generally attained through studies resulting in a B.S. in chemical sciences, a related discipline, or its equivalent is required.

  • High aptitude for customer service; customer oriented and customer service experience a plus

  • Some understanding of regulatory standards.

  • Some relevant experience in a biologics QC lab preferred.

* This is a 2nd shift position, 4 days x 10 hrs., Wednesday - Saturday 2pm to midnight

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.