Compliance Specialist (Procurement)

Rensselaer, NY, United States
Jul 06, 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: Coordinate and maintain all cGMP compliance aspects of Procurement operations, including overseeing day-to-day operations under the direction and guidance of Procurement Management. Ensure organization and timely completion of Approved Supplier List documentation and provide Procurement support to QA Auditing related to audits of raw material manufacturers and distributors.

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

• Coordinate, support and proactively maintain all Procurement cGMP procedures, documentation and training related to SOP and Work Instructions.

• Support and maintain Approved Supplier List (ASL).

• Support compliance needs and coordinate with other sites to ensure engagement, feedback and buy in related to Procurement document revisions.

• Supplier Audit Compliance - Drive successful audit closures by focusing on proactive issue resolutions and communication with suppliers to effect acceptable audit closures for raw materials.

• Coordinate with cross functional IOPS Compliance resources to support Procurement and Quality Auditing needs for acceptable closure of audit findings and to secure evidence that substantiates supplier commitments. Track and report CAPA to support audit closure.

• Execute cGMP compliance documents and support cGMP activities among the Procurement team.

• Work closely with Legal, QA and Suppliers to help facilitate the execution and management of various agreements, as required.

• Complete Procurement change controls to ensure they are done correctly and effectively.

• Work with Procurement staff to review and drive timely closure of NOE / deviations and associated processes (CAPA).

• Action the Procurement responses to compliance related requests for data from Regulatory, Quality Assurance, Audit staff and other stakeholders.

• Support the Procurement staff as required for assigned categories and participate in other procurement office duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Skills:

• Strong attention to detail is required.

• In depth understanding of cGMP systems and processes with a particular emphasis on compliance is strongly preferred.

• Microsoft Office required including strong Power Point and Excel skills.

• Familiarity and experience working in an ERP system preferred.

• Excellent collaboration skills and the ability to work cross functionally across categories and internal stakeholders.

Education and Experience:

• Minimum bachelor's degree required, may substitute relevant experience for education requirement

• Assoc Specialist level - Minimum 0-2 years of relevant experience in a cGMP environment

• Specialist level - Minimum 2-5 years of relevant experience in a cGMP environment

• Sr Specialist level - Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in a cGMP environment

*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.

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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.