Supervisor QC Microbiology

Rensselaer, New York, US
Sep 14, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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: Supervise the QC Microbiology Operations group

2nd shift, 12:00 pm- 8:30 pm, Mon-Fri

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

• Coordinates and reviews validation testing at the IOPS Facility and Contract Manufacturers/Fillers.

• Ensures department metrics and cycle times are monitored and achieved .

• Oversees daily operation of Microbiology Validation Laboratory this includes: Bioburden and Endotoxin testing of validation samples such as In-Process, Release Drug Substance and Raw Materials for Bioburden and Endotoxin testing, this also includes oversite of sterility validation and routine testing.

• Validation of compendia methodologies and interpretation of raw data.

• Supports internal and regulatory audits.

• Ensures contract manufacturers and fillers are adhering to internal policies and standard compendia guidelines.

• Supports Manufacturing Microbial Investigations.

• Writes and revises SOPs, methods, protocols, and reports.

• Ensure testing is performed accurately and in compliance with cGMP procedures, established regulatory requirements, SOPs, and other approved test methods.

• Perform Lab investigations as needed. Implement corrective actions as applicable.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Ability to motivate employees and build team morale.

• Strong leader and teacher.

• Ability to identify problems and escalate accordingly.

• Ability to provide feedback and career counseling.

• Ability to communicate with transparency.

• Continuously drive to improve processes for improved performance.

• Coordinate, organize and assign daily activities of operations.

• Support employees, executing against established guidelines and common procedures and policies.

• Ability to effectively manage high-stress situations.

• Demonstrated flexibility during ambiguous situations.

Education and Experience:

• Requires BS/BA in Life Sciences or related field with 5+ years of relevant experience, preferably in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry. 1- 3 years of supervisory experience preferred.

Level to be determined based upon 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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