R&D Associate, Automation Core

Location
Tarrytown, NY, United States
Posted
Aug 24, 2019
Ref
17333BR
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:

Regeneron is currently seeking a talented and motivated associate to join the newly formed Research Sample Management group. This individual will be working in a small team responsible for operating, troubleshooting and maintaining automated sample storage systems. Candidate will be working with various automated technologies to make samples available for processing.

Responsibilities:

Process requests to retrieve and store barcoded samples in automated sample storage systems.

• Communicate with requesters to keep them informed about the status of their requests

• Reconcile received samples from requesters and match up to request manifests

• Troubleshoot and maintain robotic freezers to minimize downtime

• Facilitate communication between Regeneron and third-party vendors to perform maintenance and/or upgrades to systems

• Remotely connect to automated systems to ensure tasks are being carried out properly

• Track requests using LIMS and databases to ensure records are properly maintained

• Handle samples that require low temperature storage while preventing unnecessary thawing/degradation of samples

Requirements:

• B.S/B.A in science, engineering, or related field + 2+ years experience

• Strong communication and organizational skills.

• Comfortable with heavy usage of computers and robotic equipment to complete tasks.

• Experience with sample management is preferred but not required.

• Successful candidates should have a hands-on aptitude and be willing to work in fast paced team-oriented environment.
Preferred experience should include:

• Experience with laboratory sample management

• Experience with troubleshooting lab equipment

• Experience with LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System)

• Experience with automated storage systems from vendors such as LiConic Instruments, Hamilton Storage or Brooks Automation

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.