Process Development Associate II - Cell Culture, Medium Development

Tarrytown, NY, United States
Apr 15, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Regeneron's Cell Culture Development Group within Preclinical Manufacturing and Process Development (PMPD) is looking for a motivated person to work as part of the medium and feed development team on projects for mammalian cell culture process media optimization. In this role, you will perform studies at small scale to develop cell culture medium that improves cell growth, cell productivity, and/or product quality to support the extensive Regeneron clinical pipeline. The ability to perform research projects, design experiments, statistically interpret results, and communicate findings is required.

A Typical Day in the Role of Process Development Associate II Might Look Like:
  • Design and execution of cell culture studies in shaker flasks, ambr250, and bench scale bioreactors (50mL to 2-L scale)
  • Generate, manage, analyze, and maintain critical data in a highly organized manner
  • Coordination and working with colleagues from other groups involved in the research process, including cell line development, bioreactor scale-up, purification, and manufacturing.
  • Cell cultivation in shaker flasks and bioreactors
  • Benchtop and ambr250 bioreactor operation and maintenance
  • Medium and reagent preparation
  • Statistical Data Analysis
  • The position requires work on weekends and occasional travel to upstate NY

This Job Might Be For You If:
  • You have strong initiative and drive to complete ambitious tasks and learn new technologies.
  • You can work both independently and within a team environment on multiple projects simultaneously
  • You contribute to lab equipment maintenance and safety to help create a safe, effective and efficient working environment.
  • You possess strong organizational, communication, analytical, computer, and technical writing skills.
  • You have a foundation of basic scientific/engineering knowledge obtained through academic training and/or experience

This role requires a BS or MS in Chemical Engineering or Bio-related Engineering with 0-2 years of experience in a laboratory setting. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and record keeping abilities to accurately record, analyze, and document development data generated. Additional Skills (preferred, but not required): Experience with mammalian cell culture, experience with developing fed-batch bioreactor processes including optimizing feeding strategies and evaluating different cell culture media and feed formulations; experience with ambr250 and experience with statistical design and analysis software (i.e. JMP).

Please include your GPA on your CV with your application.

Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first steps toward living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides amazing benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and stock for employees at all levels!

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