Process Development Assoc II - Bioreactor Scale-Up & Dev 1 of 2

Tarrytown, NY
Oct 12, 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.

We are seeking a Process Development Associate II to work in the Bioreactor Scale-Up and Development group within Pre-Clinical Manufacturing and Process Development. This person will be primarily involved in developing commercially-enabling bioreactor processes intended for use in cGMP manufacturing.


• Cultivation of mammalian cells using aseptic technique in bench and pilot scale bioreactors for the production of monoclonal antibodies.

• Scale-up process evaluation and troubleshooting in support of clinical productions.

• Detailed data analysis of seed train, production, and quality data in support of process understanding and technology transfer followed by authoring of development reports and process transmittals and documentation in electronic notebooks

• Active involvement in Technology Transfer Start-Up Teams, which includes technology transfer via written process transmittals and on-site support to our manufacturing facility in Albany, NY during clinical production campaigns.

• Supports technology development and improvement initiatives. Identifies value adding opportunities for improvement and proposes potential solutions.

• Production of various nonclinical reagents in support of Regeneron's Research and Development activities.

• Executes experiments/projects and analyzes data alone or in collaboration with others

• Links scientific literature and technical documentation to ongoing development

• Technical writing and presentations to senior management are lucid and succinct with clear line of sight between hypothesis and conclusion

• Responsible for maintaining scientifically current (state of the art) laboratory environment and/or product inventory. Maintains accurate and complete records consistent with company policy and legal requirements.

• Has cross-functional knowledge and skills, contributes within his/her own functional area.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

• Contributes to lab equipment maintenance and safety to help create a safe, effective and efficient working environment.

• Anticipates and recognizes potential problems with laboratory supplies / equipment and acts to prevent and solve problems.

• Keep up with SOP training and/or compliance responsibilities.

• Assist with managing departmental product inventory and distribution within Regeneron and to collaborators.

This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and 0-2 years of experience. Experience with and exposure to Bioreactors is highly desired, see below for desired experience:
Bioreactor Scale-Up and Development
NOVA FLEX, Sartorius Biostat DCU Bench top Bioreactors, Applikon bench top bioreactors, WAVE bioreactors, ABEC/Hyclone Single Use Bioreactors (50-500L), ABEC Stainless Steel Pilot Scale (40-500L) bioreactors, Profusion bioreactors, Continuous Processing, Medium Prep skid, CIP, Biosafety cabinets, incubators, autoclave, Rockwell FactoryTalk, PI Historian, JMP, LIMS.

5-10% travel will be required, mostly to the Albany area.

Must be able to lift/carry a minimum of 40 lbs.

Some weekend work required

Please make sure to include your GPA on your resume in order to be considered. Thanks!

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.