Process Development Associate I - Bioreactor Scale-Up and Development

Tarrytown, 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.

We are seeking a Process Development Associate I to work in the Bioreactor Scale-Up and Development group within Pre-Clinical Manufacturing and Process Development. This person will be primarily involved in providing laboratory support to the upstream bioreactor development team.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Responsible for maintaining scientifically current (state of the art) process development laboratory . Maintains accurate and complete records consistent with company policy and legal requirements.

• Manage departmental product inventory and distribution within Regeneron.

• Support daily laboratory activities and improvement initiatives. Identifies value adding opportunities for improvement and proposes potential solutions.

• Formulate and maintain sufficient inventory of media, feeds and buffers needed to support bench and pilot scale bioreactor operations.

• Contribute to lab equipment maintenance and safety to help create a safe, effective and efficient working environment.

• Recognize potential problems with laboratory supplies / equipment and notifies appropriate team members

• Enhance knowledge base through training on SOPs and/or compliance responsibilities.

• With training, understand available instrumentation and execute experiments based on established laboratory practices (SOPs, protocols, procedures etc.) with supervision. May multi-task across assignments.

• Assist with the dialing monitoring and analysis of cell cultures and other experiments as needed.

• Cultivation of mammalian cells using aseptic technique in bench and pilot scale bioreactors for the production of monoclonal antibodies.

• Production of various nonclinical reagents in support of Regeneron's Research and Development activities.

• Follows appropriate approaches or techniques to resolve known issues, as directed.

• Helps facilitate projects through adherence to established departmental and/or company timelines.

• Learns to generate, manage, analyze, and maintain data in an organized manner. May recognize unexpected results.

May have modified working schedule to include weekend days (e.g. Tuesday - Saturday) with purpose of providing general support to group.

This position requires a minimum of a Bachelors Degree (Life Sciences degrees preferred, ideally in Math Science Operations or Biotechnology) with 0-2 years of experience. Please list GPA in order to be considered.

Please clearly elucidate experience with:
Bench top Bioreactors, Single Use Bioreactor, Stainless Steel Pilot Scale bioreactors, Mixing Tanks, Aseptic techniques, Biosafety cabinets, incubators, autoclaves

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.