Associate Manager Quality Control (Chemistry)

Rensselaer, NY, United States
Sep 04, 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: Manages and provides leadership to a group of quality control employees to support chemistry testing of utility (water/gas) and raw materials samples.

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

• Provide work planning and technical guidance to lab personnel and technical review.

• Supervises utility/raw material testing.

• Data analysis and review of utility and raw material test results

• Ensures QC Analysts receive proper training.

• Attends meetings to keep informed of testing priorities.

• Ensures that safety standards are maintained.

• Ensures compliance with applicable cGMP regulations and SOPs.

• Investigates atypical test results, and co-manage quality system for monitoring OOS results, atypical results and invalid tests.

• Provide information to investigators as needed during regulatory audits

• Performs personnel management functions including time sheet submissions, scheduling of vacations, personnel development, and performance evaluations.

• Provide support to the Scientist(s) performing assay development and validation.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Solid supervision and leadership skills

• Ability to interpret and communicate information

• Ability to lead and be accountable for team's performance and results

• Ability to handle issues appropriately and with a sense of urgency

• Ability to prioritize based on business needs

• Knowledge of chemistry assays, and the use of associated software or equipment

• 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

• Manage internal and external relationships

• Develop strategy and create metrics to measure effectiveness of strategy

• Lead through ambiguity and translate into actionable steps

• Provide leadership to direct and indirect reports

• Coaching and conflict resolution

• 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

• Ability to build, lead, and motivate team

Experience and Required Skills:

• Requires BS/BA in Chemistry, or related field. Advanced degree preferred.

• Minimum of 6 years of progressive, relevant experience, preferably in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry.

• Supervisory/leadership experience required.

Level 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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