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Bristol Myers Squibb Quality Control Chemist - Isotope Production in Indianapolis, Indiana

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RayzeBio is seeking applicants for a Quality Control role in radioisotope production. The applicant will have experience in a cGMP environment with radioisopes, most ideally isotopes in the actinide series or other alpha emitters. The applicant will help build a quality control laboratory to analyze the radioisotopes, but will also be able to perform analysis on finished radiopharmaceuticals. Additionally, the applicant will be required to build a culture of radioisotope safety working with both internal and external stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities

• Perform analyses on radioisotopes (specifically radiometals) using ICP-MS, HPGe, radio TLC, and other modalities as deemed necessary.

• Assist in the technology transfer of analysis methods for radioisotope production.

• Work directly with production teams to schedule testing based on production needs.

• Perform analysis of finished radiopharmaceutical products as deemed necessary.

• Assist in writing and reviewing of laboratory Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and related documents.

• Assist with the routine calibration and maintenance of all laboratory equipment and materials, and provide support for qualification and maintenance activities. On-board new instrumentation as required.

• Participate in troubleshooting and investigations of analytical issues, identify root causes, and implement corrective actions as required.

• Develop and maintain appropriate documentation, particularly data analysis.

• Ensure compliance with GMP regulations, safety guidelines, and quality standards.

• Work with RSO to ensure laboratory compliance with radiation safety programs.

• Provide technical support to other teams or business units as required.

• Provide technical expertise and support for offsite vendors and RayzeBio MS&T and RA/QA teams in the installation and qualification of all laboratory equipment in a GMP environment.

• Mentor junior chemists, as necessary.

• Position is a salaried, first shift position. Work outside first shift is expected on an as-needed basis.

• Up to 15% of travel may be required.


• BS in chemistry or related field with 5+ years of experience in pharmaceutical or radioisotope field OR MS in chemistry or related field with 3-7 years of experience in pharmaceutical or radioisotope field.

• Experience handling radioactive materials essential.

• Experience testing in a quality control chemistry lab is required.

MS in chemistry or related field with 3- 7 years of experience in the pharmaceutical or radioisotope field.


• It is essential the candidate set a radiation safety culture in the lab through communication with both internal and external stakeholders.

• Experience with radiopharmaceuticals and/or radioactive isotopes is required; experience with elements in the actinide series is strongly preferred. Experience with other alpha emitters will be considered.

• Highly motivated and organized professional with the ability to work independently or in a team environment.

• Multi-disciplined scientist with GMP experience.

• Experience with root cause techniques such as 6 M’s, 5 Why’s, fishbone, or similar preferred.

• Ability to multi-task and prioritize work based on multiple work-flows.

• Good organizational skills are required.

• Work with multiple computer systems, including Microsoft Office, and chromatography systems.

• Excellent professional ethics, integrity, and ability to maintain confidential information.

The starting pay rate takes into account characteristics of the job, such as required skills and where the job is performed.

Final, individual compensation will be decided based on demonstrated experience.

Benefit offerings are subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans then in effect and may include the following: Medical, pharmacy, dental and vision care. Employee assistance programs (EAP) and a 401(K). Financial protection benefits such as short- and long-term disability, life insurance and supplemental health insurance. Work-life programs include paid national holidays and optional holidays, Global Shutdown days between Christmas and New Year’s holiday, up to 120 hours of paid vacation, and sick time off. Parental, caregiver, bereavement, and military leave. Other perks like tuition reimbursement.

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.

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With 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 . Visit ( 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.

Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb

Req Number: R1582300

Updated: 2024-06-15 03:09:15.584 UTC

Location: Lawrence Township-NJ

Bristol Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, gender expression, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law.