Manager QC Microbiology - Albany, NY | Biospace
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Manager QC Microbiology

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Location:
Albany, NY
Posted Date:
8/18/2017
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
9920BR
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: Manage QC Microbiology group. Provide critical microbiology support to manufacturing and facilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
* Ensure department metrics and cycle times are monitored and achieved.
* Provide management and direction to microbiology laboratory staff.
* Oversee daily operations and address lab needs.
* Monitor environmental monitoring and testing schedule, progress, data and work quality.
* Conduct trouble-shooting and OOS investigations.
* Direct the efforts and study design for qualifying new utility systems and classified areas.
* Assist manufacturing and facility departments to solve microbiology related deviation issues.
* Maintain product timeliness.
* Assist in creation, implementation and administration of microbiology based programs.
* Represent QC during regulatory inspections to respond and address microbiology issues and solutions.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
*Ability to maintain integrity and honesty at all times
*Ability to communicate with transparency
*Continuously drive to improve processes for improved performance
*Ability to lead and be accountable for team's performance and results
*Manage internal and external relationships
*Develop strategy and create metrics to measure effectiveness of strategy
*Lead through ambiguity and translate into actionable steps
*Provide leadership to direct and indirect reports
*Coaching and conflict resolution
*Handle issues appropriately and with a sense of urgency
*Prioritize based on business needs
*Ability to problem solve and identify root cause
*Ability to communicate at all levels and across various functions
*Ability to build, lead, and motivate team

Requirements



Education and Experience:
* Requires BA/BS in microbiology or closely related field with at least 7 years' experience in a microbiology lab, preferably in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry, with 3-5 years of that experience in a leadership role in microbiology laboratory management.

* Level will be determined based on experience.

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.