Analytical Specialist

Rensselaer, New York, US
May 23, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Position Summary

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: Support the Manufacturing, Process Sciences (PS) and Quality Control (QC) departments through the development, optimization, troubleshooting, qualification, transfer and application of analytical test procedures, and perform clinical product testing as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Maintain cell lines for bioassays.
• Develop and optimize binding assays and bioassays.
• Assist with the development and implementation of laboratory automation.
• Participate in assay qualification studies and revision of analytical SOPs for product testing.
• Transfer new or improved control test procedures to customer groups.
• Troubleshoot established test methods used in development and release testing. Provide analytical support in troubleshooting process.
• Assist with overflow routine testing and investigations.
• Summarize results and write reports for assay development and qualification studies.
• Present findings at group and possibly at interdepartmental meetings.
• Maintain lab supplies and equipment for GMP compliance.
• Produce and maintain accurate records.
• Write departmental SOPs and provide drafts of proposed test methods to QC.
• Train more junior group members.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
• Ability to acquire, organize, and maintain data or information.
• Ability to learn through observation and hands on experience.
• Strong pipetting and cell handling skills preferred.
• Strong technical writing skills preferred.
• Basic programming/coding experience preferred.
• Ability to maintain integrity and honesty at all times.
• Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
• Ability to communicate with transparency.
• Continuously drive to improve processes for improved performance.
• Demonstrate respectful behavior at all times.
• Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
Education and Experience:
• Requires BS/BA in Life Sciences or related field. Master's degree preferred. GLP/GMP experience preferred. For higher levels a minimum of 2+ years' relevant experience, preferably working in a cGMP pharmaceutical environment, is required.

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.

Requisition Number: 13419BR