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Pharmaceutical Development Technician

Bristol Myers Squibb
New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States (on-site)
6 days ago


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Permanent Position - Pharmaceutical Development Technician Analytical Research - 25

Shift: 7:30am - 4pm Site: NBR Bldg #50 (excluded)

Manager: Sai Jayaraman Rate:$37.35


This is a Product Development Technician position in Materials Science & Engineering located in New Brunswick. Job functions include responsibilities of assigned analytical laboratory, which may include performance of a variety of tests and assays. Assists scientists in the development and validation of analytical methods under the direct supervision of a scientist or laboratory supervisor. Assignments will be based upon the laboratory supervisor's assessment of technical abilities of the individual technician, demand for the assays and priorities critical to the business. Familiarity and demonstrated competency, after training, with test equipment including, but not limited to the following laboratory equipment: high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), gas chromatography (GC), spectrophotometers, fluorimeters, polarimeters, dissolution testers, volumetric and gravimetric analyzers, balances, pH meters and other analytical instruments, laboratory computers and automated equipment. Common equipment will be used by technicians and scientist dependent upon the requirements of the assay as determined by the laboratory supervisor. Laboratory responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: preparation and proper labeling of standards, samples, reagents, including mobile phases for HPLC analysis and dissolution media, sorting glassware for storage or cleaning, collecting waste solvents for disposal, and general laboratory housekeeping. Some projects will require working in anti-cancer/containment areas using established handling procedures. Responsibilities include maintaining laboratory documents and equipment under strict compliance with safety, GLP, GMP, federal, state and local regulations. Makes adjustments and minor repairs as needed to instruments and equipment as dictated by Instrument Operating Procedures (IOP's). Maintains laboratory notebook, records raw data, calculates results and reports results to laboratory supervisor and/or computer database. Detects and brings to the attention of supervisory any irregularities that occur during performance of various assays.


Education requirements are a two-year Associate Degree in Science related to pharmaceutical development or equivalent. Proficiency in use of computer programs/systems is essential. Technicians must maintain their skills and knowledge to stay current with advances in the field of pharmaceutical development analysis. PDTs may attend internal/external training courses as approved by management.

Laboratory skills training will be implemented to ensure PDT employees received relevant training to facilitate the performance of their job responsibilities. Interactive training modules (ie on-the-job training) will be used for training on specific competencies. Competency check after training specific to an area will be conducted to evaluate proficiency of the new skill. If required proficiency is not obtained the interactive learning and testing will be repeated. A pass/repeat summary of all testing on each module will be kept to assess the performance of these module. PDTs will be required to demonstrate competence after training as assessed by their management. In the event competence is not demonstrated re-training will be provided. Required refreshed training including laboratory safety and compliance must be kept up to date.

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On-site Protocol
Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is a necessary job function of this role, which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and it enhances the Company culture.

COVID-19 Information
To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation.Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment.This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 69411812
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Position Title: Pharmaceutical Development Technician
  • Job Function: Other Profession
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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