Senior Manufacturing Associate

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Challenging. 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.


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Position Summary

The Senior Manufacturing Associate is an experienced associate who leads and drives the execution of manufacturing processes according to established electronic work instructions and production records for the manufacture of cell therapies with Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP’s).

Key Responsibilities

  • This person will be responsible for aiding in driving of a team whose primary focus is on execution of manufacturing processes within their functional group on the manufacturing floor.
  • This role is required to provide their direct team members with knowledge and technical knowledge for troubleshooting activities. This person should have the right work ethic and GMP regulation knowledge. And is able to influence the work habit of co workers
  • This person will work on routine manufacturing assignments, measure and check raw materials and ensure team members are proficient in the operation of primary production equipment within the assigned functional area.


    Qualifications & Experience

    • Bachelor´s Degree in Sciences
    • Between 3-6 years of relevant manufacturing experience to include experience as peer level on the floor lead experience which demonstrates proficiency and compliant schedule adherence is highly desired
    • Extensive knowledge of SOPs and cGMPs and the know–how to work and manage within a regulatory environment.
    • Demonstrates aptitude for engineering principles and manufacturing systems
    • Adaptable to a fast paced, complex and ever-changing business environment.

    Company profile

    Bristol Myers Squibb Netherlands

    Bristol Myers Squibb has been active in the Dutch market for over 50 years, employing people across a range of activities and business units in Utrecht, The Netherlands.

    The Netherlands is also home to our first European Cell Therapy facility, located at the Leiden Bio Science Park, the largest life sciences cluster of The Netherlands. This new state of the art facility is focused on commercial manufacturing with capabilities for multi-product Cell Therapy manufacturing. You can become part of this exciting journey. Check out this video if you want to know more about it!

    The Netherlands has everything it takes to become the medicines hub of Europe, the so-called Boston by the North Sea. As we continue to expand our footprint by building this new site, we are looking to grow our team.

    Would you like to become an important chain in our worldwide network to bring this new personalized treatment to patients suffering from blood cancer? Join us and be a game changer!

    For more information about Bristol Myers Squibb Netherlands, visit us at or


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    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.

    Location Leiden
    Senior Manufacturing Associate

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