Project Manager (QC Automation Technology)

Rensselaer, NY, United States
Apr 19, 2019
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: Provide technical project management for the identification, analysis, development, implementation and support of robotics and automation needs and initiatives within the Quality Control department. The ideal candidate will have software and laboratory equipment qualification/validation experience, and strong computer software skills.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Evaluate a variety of laboratory procedures, and conduct system analysis, identify opportunities for automation/robotics to drive quality, efficiency and consistency.
  • Identify technology solutions available and evaluate for effectiveness, feasibility, GMP and regulatory compliance. Assemble information and provide recommendations to QC leadership for new automation/robotics initiatives.
  • Interact project teams and vendors for the implementation of automation/robotics initiatives throughout all stages:
    • Defining project scope and priority, Technical evaluation of method changes for impact to automated processes within QC.
    • Development user requirement for the automation project, include equipment purchase/justification, qualification, and system integration
    • Future laboratory design and buildout
    • Development of relevant standard operating procedures (SOPs) if applicable.
  • Provide support for automation/robotics related investigations and other quality processes
  • Provide guidance to QC leadership in assessing resource, equipment and space needs.
  • Regularly interact with Sr. Management or executive levels. Exercise judgment and exert some influence on the overall automation objectives and long-range goals of the QC Department. Represent the department in relevant internal/external committees.
  • Lead special projects as assigned by department management.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

• Ability to communicate at all levels and across various functions

• Manage internal and external relationships

• Ability to handle multiple projects and priorities with exceptional organizational and time management skills

• Prioritize based on business needs

• Identify and effectively communicate risks

• Ability to problem solve and identify root cause

• Continuously drive to improve processes for improved performance

Education and Experience:

• BS in Biology or related field with 8+ years of relevant experience, preferably in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. (or PhD & 2+ years).

• Requires a strong science/ engineering background with relevant hands-on laboratory experience.

• Project Management experience required. PMP certification is considered a plus.

* Level to be determined based on 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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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.