Voice from the Field - People, Culture and Change

Robert Bishop combines technical expertise with leadership to improve reliability at Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.

By Michelle Segrest, Reporting for Maintenance Technology

A passion for people and equipment allowed Robert Bishop the opportunity to find his dream job at the intersection of reliability and systems improvement. “I enjoy dealing with the equipment side of things, but I also love to deal with people,” the Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (BMS) maintenance engineer said. “I realized early on that this is part of who I need to be professionally. With a degree in mechanical engineering from the Univ. of Rochester and a master’s of science in bioengineering from Syracuse Univ., Bishop had many career options. He worked in validation for 12 years and then had to make a decision to either be a lifer or diversify. To find out more about how he made a difference, read the full story by Clicking Here