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Senior Scientist, Drug Product Development

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

Working with UsChallenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren't words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. You'll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.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. Read more: careers.bms.com/working-with-us .Drug Product Development (DPD)Our Drug Product Development team is committed to CMC design, development, and commercialization of innovative drug products to improve patient lives. We leverage the best people, collaboration, and cutting-edge innovation to achieve this commitment. BMS's internal engine of innovation includes unrivaled industry leading expertise in CMC development of small molecules, protein biotherapeutics, protein degraders, and other therapeutic modalities. We collaborate closely with our colleagues in R&D and Commercial to design our drug products. Here, you'll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities that are uncommon in scale and scope.Position SummaryBristol Myers Squibb is seeking a Senior Scientist to join the Oral Product Development group within the Drug Product Development function. The drug product development group supports the formulation and process development of Bristol Myers Squibb's drug candidates from preclinical stage to commercial process readiness. This position is responsible for formulation design, development, characterization, and technology transfer to enable development of small molecule drug products (DPs). The incumbent will be accountable as an individual contributor to support formulation development as well as providing necessary guidance and support of drug product control strategy for drug candidates across all stages of development.Key ResponsibilitiesThe Senior Scientist will collaborate across BMS sites with Drug Product, Analytical, API, Quality, and Regulatory functions to execute drug product formulation/process development, formulation strategies, control strategies, and support of drug application submissions and approval.

  • Key member of a dynamic scientifically driven team, dedicated to the design, development, and characterization of robust small molecule drug product formulations.
  • Develop oral formulations for clinical studies and commercialization.
  • Support drug product formulation and process development including evaluating the need and potential for enhancing oral bioavailability, stability, and processability of drug candidates through appropriate formulation strategies.
  • Support preparation of CMC regulatory documents.
  • Support departmental initiatives for assigned projects and methodologies.
  • Maintain safety, regulatory, and compliance standards as they relate to the development of pharmaceuticals.
  • Prepare technical reports, batch records, SOPs, publications, and oral presentations as required.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members to develop and optimize formulations and enable technology transfer to CMOs and other sites for manufacturing and scale up activities.Qualifications & Experience Required:
    • Completed BS and minimum of 7 years; MS and minimum of 4 years; or Ph.D. and minimum of 2 years in Pharmaceutical Science, Chemical Engineering, or related discipline with pharmaceutical development experience.
    • Experienced in formulation development, pharmaceutical processing related to drug product development and hands on experience.
    • Fundamental understanding of drug substance, excipients, pharmaceutical unit operations (blending, milling, sieving, granulation, tableting, encapsulation, coating, spray drying), intermediate and critical quality attributes, statistics, risk assessment approaches, and cGMP principles.
    • Basic knowledge of regulatory requirements for the CMC dossier for regulatory submissions within the development section as an author/reviewer.
    • Demonstrated problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
    • Strong capabilities in experimental design and execution.
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Ability to provide leadership, guidance, and training to others within the department.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability and interest to serve as a team member/leader in an environment where individual initiative, collaboration, and accountability are valued.Development Value:
      • The Senior Scientist will have organizational and interdepartmental responsibilities with regards to leading workgroups, cross-functional teams, strategy development/ implementation/execution, and cultural initiatives. If you come across a role that intrigues you but doesn't perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career. Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing CareersWith a single vision as inspiring as Transforming patients' lives through science--- , every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.On-site Protocol BMS has a diverse occupancy structure that determines where an employee is required to conduct their work. This structure includes site-essential, site-by-design, field-based and remote-by-design jobs. The occupancy type that you are assigned is determined by the nature and responsibilities of your role: Site-essential roles require 100% of shifts onsite at your assigned facility. Site-by-design roles may be eligible for a hybrid work model with at least 50% onsite at your assigned facility. For these roles, onsite presence is considered an essential job function and is critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, and a positive Company culture. For field-based and remote-by-design roles the ability to physically travel to visit customers, patients or business partners and to attend meetings on behalf of BMS as directed is an essential job function. BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace accommodations/adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request a reasonable workplace accommodation/adjustment prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodations/adjustments in completing this application, or in any part of the recruitment process, direct your inquiries to adastaffingsupport@bms.com . Visit careers.bms.com/ eeo -accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement. BMS cares about your well-being and the well-being of our staff, customers, patients, and communities. As a result, the Company strongly recommends that all employees be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and keep up to date with Covid-19 boosters. BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, New Brunswick , Senior Scientist, Drug Product Development, Other , New Brunswick, New Jersey

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