Sr. QC Scientist

Rensselaer, NY
Oct 23, 2019
Required Education
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: Perform assay development, characterization, optimization, transfer, validation and investigation for QC biochemistry group. Provide technical support, guidance and supervision for release, stability, and in-process testing and assay development.

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

• Performs assay development/validation for QC Biochemistry group.

• Reviews new test procedures and assays.

• May evaluates and bring in new methodologies/techniques when needed.

• Facilitate assay transfer from R&D and to business partners.

• Organize analytical assay transfer internally and externally.

• Set product specifications.

• Participates in technical troubleshooting and problem investigation.

• Review analytical development report, assay and process validation report and other technical documents for technical correctness and regulatory compliance.

• Participates in training programs for analysts.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Ability to work independently or in a team

• Expert in electrophoresis (Gel and capillary based) techniques

• Ability to prioritize, manage multiple tasks, and meet deadlines

• Ability to interpret and apply cGMPs, USP, EP, JP, BP, ICH regulatory requirements and industry best practices

• Ability to maintain integrity and honesty at all times

• Ability to communicate with transparency

• Continuously drive to improve processes for improved performance

• Demonstrate respectful behavior at all times

• Ability to multi-task

• Ability to analyze and identify trends

• Develops and delivers effective presentations

• Problem-solving skills

• Ability to train others on basic systems and processes

• Strong written communication

• Ability to work in an ever-changing environment

• Critical thinking skills

Education and Experience:

• Requires Ph.D in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Pharmaceutical Sciences or related field, and a minimum of 3 years of experience preferably in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries.

• cGMP experience is desirable.

• Experience with the following is also preferred:
o Charge heterogeneity characterization and analysis using Isoelectric Focusing (IEF) and or Imaged Capillary Isoelectric Focusing (iCIEF).
o Familiarity or working knowledge of Lab Chip based Purity analysis and quantitation.
o Purity/ Impurity analysis using capillary based PA800 Plus system.

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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