QA Project Specialist (Business Operations Support)

Rensselaer, NY, United States
Jun 28, 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: Supports achievement of project objectives by facilitating and assisting with management of project activities. The project management support will be specific to quality assurance.

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

• Determine priorities based on comprehensive, detailed consideration of all outstanding activities.

• Provide sound and accurate quality assurance related consultation and guidance cross- functionally, as requested.

• Focus and influence cross-functional personnel to achieve timelines.

• Lead meetings relevant to assigned projects as needed.

• Apply project management principles, concepts, and techniques.

• Guide cross-functional activities to meet objectives as a liaison between QA teams and other functions.

• Design, maintain and publish project plans, charts and dashboard reports.

• Analyze tracking data to identify bottlenecks, roadblocks, & hurdles in activities.

• Escalate endorsement of activities with potential impact to inter-project dependencies and cGMP/company standards and practices.

• Proactively engage in activities in order to meet schedules and resolve problems.

• Identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives.

• Perform other support responsibilities as requested.

• Support project initiatives for a broad range of topics as the group evolves.

Essential Knowledge and Skills include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

• Strong attention to detail.

• Ability to arrange schedules and own activities to accomplish objectives and timelines.

• Effectively organize and manage work responsibilities under general guidance.

• Excellent time and project management skills with the ability to manage many diverse assignments simultaneously.

• Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills to communicate effectively.

• Ability to manage conflict with tact and diplomacy.

• Working knowledge of database management, statistical analysis, Microsoft Project and SharePoint is a plus.

Education and Experience:

• QA Project Specialist - Requires a minimum BA/BS degree with 2 years of industry/relevant experience; may substitute relevant experience for education.

• Sr QA Project Specialist - Requires a minimum BA/BS degree with 5 years of industry/relevant experience; may substitute relevant experience for education.

• PMP certified a plus.

• Level will be determined based on skills and related 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.

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.