Equipment Engineer - Rensselaer, NY | Biospace
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Equipment Engineer

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Location:
Rensselaer, NY
Posted Date:
7/27/2017
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
9909BR
Salary:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

Summary: Specifies and commissions small equipment and equipment components for biopharmaceutical process systems. Evaluates functional equivalence of equipment and components. Authors test plans to demonstrate suitability of replacement equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
* Specifies cGMP process equipment, components, and spare parts.
* Evaluates equipment for Functional Equivalence to existing equipment.
* Assists in the design review, site acceptance and installation of equipment.
* Writes and executes test plans to demonstrate equipment suitability.
* Supports QA Validation department by preparation of design documents and assists in protocol execution.
* Authors, reviews, and revises Standard Equipment Specifications.
* Implements corrective/preventative actions for existing equipment.
* Prepares engineering evaluations and test plans for change control documentation.
* May supervise engineering contractors.
* Maintains a clean and safe working environment by enforcing procedures, policies, and regulations.
* Maintains company reputation by enforcing compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.

Knowledge and Skills:
* Intermediate level knowledge of CAD software and drafting principals.
* Strong written and oral communication skills.
* Ability to understand and implement project plans and schedules.
* Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database management software.
* Functional knowledge of PCs and computer-aided design software.

Requirements



Education and Experience:
* Requires BS/BA in engineering with 2+ years of relevant experience. Chemical, biochemical, or mechanical engineering degree is preferred.
* Direct experience in equipment engineering and with biopharmaceutical process equipment is preferred.

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron for this position and a valid agreement with Regeneron is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.