Senior Director Process Sciences (Laboratories)

Rensselaer, NY, United States
Aug 05, 2019
Required Education
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 Bulk Manufacturing and Business Operations through the control, monitoring, and troubleshooting of biologics manufacturing processes. The Process Sciences department (Bulk) has about 200 scientists in 7 groups and is responsible for supporting multiple commercial products and clinical candidates. We work on world class problems and we need cutting edge science to solve them.

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

Lead the following 3 groups with > 100 scientists within the Process Sciences department (Bulk):

• IPC Strategy Development:

- Lead/manage development of effective global IPC control strategies using laboratory studies and statistical manufacturing data analysis.

- Implement/manage life cycle management strategies.

• Upstream Investigations:

- Lead/manage the Upstream cell culture laboratories, advance process knowledge for commercial and clinical processes, especially for CHO cell metabolism and modeling, and raw material variability.

• Downstream Investigations:

- Lead/manage the Downstream purification laboratories, advance process knowledge for commercial and clinical processes, especially for large-scale column performance, transition analysis and resin variability.

• Align and connect three groups within the department. Collaborate and align with scientific partner groups in Tarrytown, NY, Framingham, MA, France, Ireland and Belgium.

Knowledge and Skills:

• Demonstrated leadership skills in organizations with 75+ scientists responsible for multiple commercial and clinical products

• Excellent communication skills

• Demonstrated innovation

• GMP compliance expertise and experience with audits by Health Authorities

• Very results-oriented and organized

• Proven track record of turning science into problem solutions

Education and Experience:

• Requires PhD in Life Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, or Biochemistry

• 15+ years of relevant experience with biologics manufacturing processes required

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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