Lead QC Virology Analyst

Rensselaer, NY, United States
Aug 29, 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: Responsible for sample chain of custody, sample processing, testing and test data reporting and archiving.

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

Lead-Related Activities include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Provides on-the-floor guidance an d support to employees;

• Ensures employees timesheets are completed on time;

• Monitors employees training to ensure that all requirements are met, including OJT

• Maintain up to date training records for self and direct reports

• Perform minimally monthly performance feedback meetings with direct reports;

• Escalates all performance issues to management and/or HR;

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

• Ensure proper level of laboratory supplies and reagents and maintain laboratory in an audit readiness stage and cGMP compliant manner always.

• Perform routine and non-routine virus and mycoplasma testing (cell-based and molecular biology assays) of manufactured in-process commercial and clinical products according to cGMP and associated standard operating procedures.

• Review data for conformance to cGMP and specifications and assist with investigation of laboratory deviations.

• Collect, process and report on data for samples associated with in-process testing for the clinical and/or commercial manufacturing facilities;

• Apply basic and advanced troubleshooting methods;

• Perform cell culture activities to support virus testing;

• Serve as SME for an assigned assay;

• Assist in data trending, data review, and lab maintenance activities (e.g. cleaning);

• Participate in non-routine projects

• Apply knowledge to assist in investigations and support studies and protocols;

• Responsible for collecting, entering data and generating reports from electronic systems;

• Revise and update standard operation procedures. Display good manufacturing practices and good laboratory practices always.

• Ensure quality and safety of manufactured products. Follows established safety and environmental guidelines and procedures for all work performed;

• Immediately reports safety and environmental incidents including injuries, illnesses, near misses, and safety suggestions; fosters a positive safety culture.

Education and Experience:

• BS/BA in Cell Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, or related Science and 1+ years of relevant experience.

• Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Experience with mammalian 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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