QA Material Supplier Specialist
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: This position is an integral part of the program assuring that raw materials used in manufacturing can be consistently supplied and are of the appropriate quality to ensure the production of drug products meeting or exceeding expectations while maintaining compliance with Quality Assurance (QA) policies and procedures, cGMPs, SOPs, and Regeneron Standard Requirement Documents.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
* Participate in and perform raw material activities according to approved procedures including but not limited to the qualification of raw materials, evaluation of TSE/BSE statements from Suppliers, evaluation of Supplier Change for raw materials to support investigations, etc.
* Performs continuous improvement of the QA Raw Material program using a variety of methodologies (QRM, Lean, etc.).
* Supports and/ or leads the resolution of deviations (NOEs and DNFs) and change controls related to raw materials.
* Gather, evaluate and provide information/documentation to support regulatory filings, regulatory agency inspections and inquiries, as well as partner and internal audits.
* Analyze the raw material testing results and determine the acceptability of results in accordance with the approved Specifications.
* Represent QA and interact with various functional areas in meetings pertaining to raw material issues including but not limited to Material Review Board, Material Council Board, 2S, Supplier Change Notification, Supplier Relationship Meetings, etc.
* Manage and track projects to ensure milestones are achieved while complying with established timelines.
* Participate in Vendor Development Program designed to create a transparent and quality focused partnership with Suppliers.
* Visit/Interact with Suppliers to gain intimate knowledge of their manufacturing process and quality systems.
* Work with Suppliers to reduce quality issues/complaints, communicate Regeneron's expectations, and strengthen partnership with key Suppliers.
Education and Experience:
* Associate Specialist level - Requires BS/BA in scientific discipline or related field and minimum 2 years relevant experience. Relevant experience may be substituted for education requirement.
* Specialist level - Requires BS/BA in scientific discipline or related field and minimum 3 years relevant experience. Relevant experience may be substituted for education requirement.
* Sr Specialist level - Requires BS/BA in scientific discipline or related field and minimum 5 years relevant experience. Relevant experience may be substituted for education requirement.
* Experience with supplier management and resolution of issues is preferred.
*Level will be determined based on skills and related 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.
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