QC Technician (Raw Materials)

Rensselaer, New York, US
Jul 24, 2018
Required Education
High School or equivalent
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: Position designed to support the Quality Control (QC) department by providing basic laboratory and monitoring assistance to a cGMP operation. Specific duties will be tailored to the individual QC Departments (Biology, Chemistry, Raw Materials, Microbiology, Stability, Virology, Critical Reagents and Process Sciences).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Collects/prepares samples, aliquots, and reagents in support of testing using aseptic technique and good material handling practices as required.

• Maintains laboratory purchased reagents, equipment, and supplies through ordering, login, inventory, and stocking. Determines and responds to material alert levels or provides stability study metrics as required.

• Calibrates or coordinates calibration of instruments/devices prior to use.

• Performs data entry into Laboratory Information Management System and other quality systems to ensure compliance with standards. Compiles data for laboratory investigations.

• Performs/coordinates equipment, supplies, 5S organization, and maintenance; disposes of expired materials and laboratory waste.

• Conducts temperature, environmental, and/or CO2 monitoring.

• Completes laboratory documentation and reviews logbook data.

• Performs cell culture as needed.

• Performs basic raw material, media, microbial ID, and utility testing.

• Collaborates with other departments to receive/pull samples and other material. Submits samples for testing and performs sample disposal.

• Coordinates sample and reagent transfers/shipments, verifying integrity of received materials.

• Complies with all pertinent regulatory agency requirements and maintains inspection readiness.

• Participates in required training activities.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Basic working knowledge of LIMS system.

• Ability to maintain integrity and honestly 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).

• Effective time management Skills.

• Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.

• Strong interpersonal skills.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Education and Experience:

• Requires High School diploma/GED; AAS in a science or related discipline preferred.

• Relevant experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries preferred.

*Level will be determined by education and 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.