Process Sciences Associate- Upstream

Rensselaer, NY, United States
Aug 23, 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 the Process Sciences Department through small-scale laboratory experiments and raw material studies related to production processes for biopharmaceuticals.

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

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

• Development and execution of cell culture studies using aseptic technique in shake flasks and bench-scale bioreactors.

• Ensure that experiments are planned and coordinated cross-functionally, as well as executed effectively.

• Support the execution of an effective raw material use testing and control plan.

• Maintain lab supplies and equipment.

• Develop and write protocols for small-scale studies.

• Generate, manage, analyze, and maintain critical data in a highly organized manner.

• Tabulate results and write summary reports for process/raw material evaluations.

• Present results at group and possibly at interdepartmental meetings.

• The position requires occasional work on weekends.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Ability to work independently and as a group on multiple projects simultaneously.

• Effective time management skills.

• Operation of small-scale bioreactor systems.

• Mammalian cell culture and understanding of cellular metabolism.

• Interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.

• Statistical design and analysis software.

Education and Experience:

• Requires BS/BA in life sciences/engineering or related field; Biomedical engineering, Chemical Engineering or Chemistry preferred.

• May consider another degree discipline with relevant experience; cGMP experience is preferred.

• Previous experience with cGMP and CHO cell culture 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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