Jun 08, 2022

Senior Manager, Global Reliability Excellence Engineer (Non GMP - Utilities)

  • Bristol Myers Squibb
  • New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
Full-time Management - Engineering

Job Description

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision – transforming patients’ lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease – and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

Position Overview:

The purpose of this role is to provide leadership and expertise in reliability engineering to ensure reliability and maintainability of new and retrofits and current assets. This role will work with a multifunctional team to evaluate reliability and maintainability of Facilities and Operations – utilities assets.  This role will apply design for reliability principles like critical to reliability parameters, fault tolerance, fault detection etc. to ensure inherent reliability. In this role you will be the liaison between the reliability team and engineering design team.

This position will drive consistent practices and utilization of asset management systems, providing a standardized global approach to manage assets across BMS Operations and Facilities network. The Senior Manager will lead global strategic initiatives, aligned with the overall business strategy, to achieve measurable improvement in key Brand level and Site operational performance objectives. Additionally, this role will drive continuous improvement and innovation within a global network, with both internal and industry best practices working across the organizations in a Community of Practice (COP) fashion with Subject Matter Experts (SME).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and document reliability design playbooks for utilities equipment.

  • Work with asset onboarding team to define minimum data requirements for new assets.

  • Develop acceptance test and inspection criticality focus on equipment reliability.

  • Participate in the development of criteria  and evaluation of equipment and technical MRO suppliers a and technical maintenance service providers.

  • Participate in the design review of new builds and retrofits.

  • Lead Maintenance & Reliability digitalization projects either as standalone initiative or as part of larger programs.

  • Support  the development and delivery of digitalization program that address network needs.

  • Participate in the development of design and installation specifications along with commissioning plans.

  • Lead efforts to scope, plan and implement process/program improvements including accountability for sustainable improvements, such as process, procedures, systems and training material changes among others; and use of appropriate change management and communication principles.

  • Develop, deploy and maintain global processes.

  • Provide leadership, coaching, and training for COP including both the technical processes and the behaviors necessary to optimize process execution across operations and Facilities sites.

  • Participate/lead regulatory surveillance and benchmarking initiatives with peers externally to stay abreast of changes in regulations that affect impacted processes and also to identify new ways of working and evolving technologies in this space.

  • Develop, deploy and implement Global Reliability Excellence programs and initiatives, aligned with the BMS business strategy.

  • Provide input to the business Continuity Management Plan, anticipating reliability-related, and non-reliability related risks that could adversely impact plant operation.

  • Liaise with Facilities and Operations teams, IT and Quality and Compliance among other functional leaders to identify and empower COPs’/Focus Teams’ members.

  • Maintain global expertise through ongoing training and participation in industry forums.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Reliability Engineer or similar technical discipline and minimum of 5 years’ in reliability for design for mechanical and electrical equipment; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in a regulated industry (i.e. GMP / Gas / supply chain / research and development) with a broad based understanding of Pharmaceutical manufacturing and overall business processes.

  • Minimum of Experience in plant utilities (HVAC, boilers, compressed air, chillers, etc.) is required.

  • Experienced in RCM and FMEA activities for maintenance /process/equipment design optimization  to meet reliability requirements.

  • Proficient in data analysis techniques  that can includes process control, reliability modeling and prediction, faulty tree analysis, Weibull tree analysis, Six Sigma Methodology.

  • Asset condition management (predictive technologies)  experience in the industry and overall business processes, including 2 years experience in a multisite or network role is a plus.

  • Experience with Lean Six Sigma and techniques desired (e.g., Standardized Work, Value Stream Management, problem solving).

  • Excellent planning, organizing, analysis and problem solving skills.  Strong background and understanding in the planning and execution of projects.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, organized and able to prioritize tasks to meet multiple deadlines.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with standard Project Management tools (MS Project, Excel, Visio, SharePoint, PowerPoint) and templates.

  • Proven ability working in a leading role supporting  multi-level / cross functional teams to achieve common business goals.

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated experience in asset or system life cycle reliability is required.

Working Conditions:

  • Up to 40% travel

  • Overnight absences required


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