Lead Process Technician

Rensselaer, NY
Oct 17, 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.

*This is a 1st shift position, Sun-Wed, 6am-4:30pm.

Summary: Responsible for providing operational, maintenance and troubleshooting support for manufacturing process area maintenance through strict adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and cGMP's.

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

• Provides on-the-floor leadership to employees;

• Ensures employees timesheets are completed on time;

• Participate with employees training, to ensure that all requirement are met;

• Perform minimally monthly performance feedback meetings with direct reports;

• Escalates all performance issues to Manager and/or Directors and/or HR.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Perform daily operations, maintenance and repairs on utility systems, manufacturing equipment and building systems in a cGMP environment with minimal supervision

• Ensure safe and efficient hands-on maintenance of all plant manufacturing equipment and related support equipment with strict adherence to SOP's, cGMP's, and quality standards

• Identify any off-nominal conditions with mechanical equipment and mechanical troubleshooting of manufacturing/utility equipment in a clean room environment

• Perform daily Work Orders and PMs and efficiently coordinate the workflow and documentation of PMs and WOs

• Troubleshoot the electrical equipment during off-nominal conditions; locate the source of trouble and make/arrange for all necessary repairs

• Communicate and coordinate with each department and within Facilities Management when planned and unplanned work events occur

• Follow safety rules and ensure compliance with NY state and federal EPA regulation and law; specifically responsible system repairs, upkeep, maintenance and operations managed within regulating agencies such as OSHA

• Interpret P&IDs, equipment/system layouts, wiring diagrams and specifications in planning and performing maintenance and repairs

• May plan and schedule outside contractors/vendors to perform scheduled and/or non-scheduled Preventative Maintenance or general work

• Ensure a safe work environment is maintained through adherence to safety guidelines and policies

• Full gowning required when entering and working on production floor

• Participate in rotational On-Call Schedule

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and overall comfort and general familiarity with computer systems

• Ability to demonstrate basic problem solving skills

• Ability to learn and follow routine procedures independently as well as part of a team

• Comfort and flexibility to work in a changing environment

• Must be able to lift, push, and/or pull at least 50lbs

• Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with the business

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Effective time management skills to allow deadlines to be met in a timely manner

Education and Experience:

• AAS degree, preferably in an Engineering or Construction Technologies related discipline, with 2 years of relevant experience or

• HSD/GED with 4 years of relevant experience

• Prior experience in the maintenance and operation of large scale utilities plant preferred

• Level will be based upon relevant 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.

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.