Analytical Scientist

Rensselaer, New York, US
Sep 10, 2018
Required Education
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: We are seeking a scientist with Ph.D. degree to support early phase analytical method development and CMC activities in the QC Analytical Sciences group of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc, located in Rensselaer, NY.

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

• Able to independently design, conduct, interpret and optimize experimental studies.

• Establish, develop, and/or optimize analytical methodology to test the identity, strength, purity, potency and stability of protein products and product- and process-related impurities.

• Transfer new or improved bioanalytical methods to internal and external groups.

• Lead troubleshooting activities for established test methods used in development and release testing.

• Lead or participate in general lab and instrument maintenance.

• Effectively communicate ideas and findings to peers and senior management via written documents and oral presentations.

• Design, write, and review protocols and summary reports for assay qualification/validation studies.

• Write and revise standard operating procedures based on method development outcomes.

• Author and review CMC sections of regulatory and technical documents, technical reports and technology transfer documents.

• Evaluate and make recommendations on new instrumentation and technology.

• Collaborate closely with cross-functional team members and serve as a point-person for development and implementation of new technology platforms.

• Perform personnel management functions including employee development, employee evaluations, time sheet approvals, and scheduling of time off.

• Willing to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, and be capable of handling multiple tasks while meeting timelines and adapting to changing priorities.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• The successful candidate will be a subject matter expert in biochemical analytical methodology (e.g. sample preparation, DNA isolation and quantitation, ELISA and others).A focus on quality in a GMP environment, with the ability to develop, optimize, apply and troubleshoot analytical test procedures is a must.

• 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.

• Accountable for technical performance and results of team.

• Manage internal and external relationships.

• Develop strategy and create metrics to measure effectiveness of strategy.

• Translate ambiguity into actionable steps.

• May manage others through influence rather than direct authority.

• Ability to resolve conflicts and coach others on problem solving.

• Handle issues appropriately and with a sense of urgency.

• Prioritize based on business needs.

• Identify and effectively communicate risks.

• Ability to problem solve and identify root cause.

• Ability to communicate at all levels and across various functions.
Education and Experience:

• Ph.D. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Science (or related discipline) is required; cGMP experience is desirable.

• Hands-on experience and trouble-shooting proficiency with applying chromatographic (HPLC, UPLC, column chromatography) methods, biophysical techniques (UV-vis, DLS, CD, FTIR, DSC, AUC, Fluorescence, Raman spectroscopy, particle analysis, etc.) for protein characterization are plus.

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.