Analytical Specialist (Clinical Bioassay)

Rensselaer, New York, US
Sep 25, 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.

*This is a 1st shift position, 8am-4:30pm, Tuesday-Saturday.

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

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

• Perform routine stability and release potency testing for pre-clinical and early clinical phase programs.

• Assist in the analysis of samples generated from lab scale process studies.

• Maintain cell lines for bioassays.

• Participate in assay qualification/validation studies and revision of analytical SOPs for product testing.

• Transfer new or improved control test procedures to customer groups.

• Provide feedback to development and/or aid in optimization analytical methodology to test the potency and stability of protein products (in-process and final).

• Troubleshoot established test methods used in development and release testing. Provide analytical support in troubleshooting process and formulation problems.

• Assist in product failure or customer complaint investigations.

• Assist QC Release group with overflow routine testing.

• Assist with investigations.

• Tabulate results and write summary reports of assay development and validation 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 provides drafts of proposed test methods to QC.

• Train lower level group members.

Knowledge and Skills:

• Excellent written and oral communication skills.

• Ability to prioritize, manage multiple tasks, and meet deadlines.

• Ability to organize and maintain data or information.

• Ability to learn through observation and hands on experience.

• Strong pipetting skills preferred.

• Cell handling experience preferred.
Education and Experience:

• Requires BS/BA in Life Sciences or related field. For higher levels a minimum of 2+ years' relevant experience, preferably working in a cGMP pharmaceutical environment, is required. May substitute relevant experience in lieu of educational requirement.

*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.

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