Manager, Chemistry and Bioseparations Laboratories

Bristol-Myers Squibb Syracuse, NY

About the Job


Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.
One shared journey is moving us forward at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious disease. Empowered to apply our individual talents and ideas so that we can learn and grow together. And driven to make a difference, from innovative research to hands-on community support.  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.
The Syracuse Biologics Manufacturing operation produces clinical, commercial and launch biologics drug substance at its 5000L scale manufacturing facility (mammalian cell process) in Syracuse, NY.


The primary role of the Manager, Chemistry and Bioseparations, is to provide leadership to the laboratory teams to enable achievement of business objectives and scheduled testing. The Chemistry and Bioseparations labs are part of the Syracuse Quality Control organization. The manager's responsibilities include the following\:
  • Manage, plan and direct laboratory activities with respect to analytical testing of raw materials, finished product and stability samples to facilitate business objectives
  • Demonstrate initiative and job knowledge by suggesting ideas, discovering new and better ways of accomplishing goals and finding innovative, well thought-out solutions to problems.
  • Ensure compliance to regulations in the quality control laboratories.
  • Build and lead a highly performing team, secure the best talent, develop and strengthen staff and future leaders, and provide ongoing coaching and feedback.
  • Ability to perform other duties as required.
Specifically, the manager will provide strategic and technical guidance to facilitate achievement of the teams’ deliverables which include; test methods co-validation, assay technical transfer, troubleshooting, and serving as method subject matter expert. This position requires thorough knowledge of quality control regulations and experience managing resources, utilizing lean thinking and scheduling along with continuous improvement. Additional responsibilities include participating in investigations.
  • Applied knowledge and in-depth understanding of GMP Quality Control systems.  
  • Demonstrate problem solving ability, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.  
  • Ability to prioritize objectives from multiple projects, adhere to scheduled timelines while maintaining flexibility and attention to detail.
  • Contribute to a team based, collaborative environment promoting candor, clarity of purpose and high commitment to business goals.
  • BS degree in scientific area with a minimum of 10 years’ industry experience, MS with 4 years’ industry experience or PhD with 1 - 3 years’ managerial experience.

Together, we make a difference. Bristol-Myers Squibb is one of the world’s BioPharma leaders, committed to delivering innovative medicines as well as nurturing a culture that’s a springboard for progress. Our success depends on building teams of bold, innovative and passionate employees who will help continue to drive us further forward. No matter the role, we are united by our mission and determined to win this fight. And that makes all the difference. If you want to join us, apply now at