Process Scientist

Location
Rensselaer, NY, United States
Posted
Sep 04, 2019
Ref
16591BR
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
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.

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

• Performs technical investigations and creates associated reports.

• Develops and executes cell culture studies using aseptic technique in shake flasks and bench-scale bioreactors

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

• Uses statistical tools such as multivariate data analysis to analyze process performance and product quality data.

• Provides scientific insight to assist in understanding raw material impact on upstream cell culture processes.

• Develops and writes protocols for small-scale studies.

• Tabulates results and writes summary reports of process/raw material evaluation.

• Presents results at group and possibly at interdepartmental meetings.

• Maintains lab supplies and equipment.

• Produces and maintains accurate records.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• 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

• Operation of small-scale bioreactor systems

• Mammalian cell culture and understanding of cellular metabolism

• Statistical design and analysis software

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Education and Experience:

• Requires PhD in Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering or a related field with 0-2 years of relevant scientific industry experience; may consider another discipline with added relevant experience.

• Previous experience with cGMP and CHO cell culture are highly desirable

• Experience in a supervisory role is preferred

Level of scientist to be determined based upon experience.

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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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.