QC Scientist (Bioassay)

Rensselaer, NY, United States
Aug 13, 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, and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including oncology, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, atopic dermatitis, pain, and infectious diseases.

Summary: Perform assay development, characterization, optimization, transfer, validation and investigation for QC group. Provide technical support, guidance and supervision for release, stability, and in-process testing and assay development.

Level to be determined based on qualifications relevant to the role.

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

• Perform assay development/validation for QC Bioassay Technical Resources group.

• Review new test procedures and assays.

• May evaluate and bring in new methodologies/techniques when needed.

• Facilitate assay transfer from R&D and to business partners.

• Organize analytical assay transfer internally and externally.

• Set product specifications.

• Participate in technical troubleshooting and problem investigation.

• Review analytical development report, assay and process validation report and other technical documents for technical correctness and regulatory compliance.

• Participate in training programs for analysts.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Ability to work independently or on a team

• Ability to prioritize, manage multiple tasks, and meet deadlines

• Ability to interpret and apply cGMPs, USP, regulatory requirements and industry best practices

• Ability to maintain integrity and honesty at all times

• Ability to work independently or as part of a team

• Ability to communicate with transparency

• Continuously drive to improve processes for improved performance

• Demonstrate respectful behavior at all times

• Accountable for technical performance and results of team

• Manage internal and external relationships

• Develop strategy and create metrics to measure effectiveness of strategy

• Translate ambiguity into actionable steps

• May manage others through influence rather than direct authority

• Ability to resolve conflicts and coach others on problem solving

• Handle issues appropriately and with a sense of urgency

• Prioritize based on business needs

• Identify and effectively communicate risks

• Ability to problem solve and identify root cause

• Ability to communicate at all levels and across various functions

Education and Experience:

• Requires Ph.D in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or related field with a minimum of 2 years of experience; may consider another degree discipline.

• cGMP experience is desirable.

• Experience in automation of bioassays using Hamilton Star or StarLet is preferred

• Writing code/s for automating bioassay is preferred.

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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