R&D Associate, Automation Engineer

Tarrytown, NY, United States
Apr 21, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
We are looking for an automation engineer to join the Protein Expression Sciences (PES) team. Using automation, our team discovers best-in-class antibodies from millions of single B cells isolated from our proprietary VelocImmune mice and from convalescent humans. Additionally, PES generates stable CHO cell lines for GMP manufacturing of our drug candidates, as well as production of reagent proteins to support research throughout Regeneron. This person will be responsible for innovating, programming and maintaining our fleet of automation equipment used to support all these efforts and more.

In this role, a typical day may include:
• Coordinating and supervising automated system used within Protein Expression Sciences
• Coordinating maintenance and PM on all automated equipment
• Collaborate with Scientists to gather requirements for automation needs, project scoping, validation and training of automated methods
• Programming, validating and updating methods on automated systems
• Investigating new automated equipment
• Troubleshooting and Resolving issues with automated systems
• Working with researchers to implement new automation to address bottlenecks in process
• Data recording in ELN (electronic lab notebook) and LIMS

This role may be for you if you:
• Have a passion for scientific innovation
• Exhibit adept technical and problem-solving skills
• Have excellent communication and organizational skills, exhibit meticulous attention to detail
• Are comfortable working in a dynamic environment where priorities can change from day to day

To be considered for this role, you must have a Bachelor's degree and 0-3 years of proven experience. You should have a background in biological sciences or engineering with lab automation experience. Hands-on experience with operating and programming liquid handling robotics platforms is required, as well as experience with liquid handlers (preference Hamilton robotics and/or HighRes Biosolutions). Knowledge of dynamic scheduling software (Cellario), and programming language like C# or Python is preferred.

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!

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process. Please contact us to discuss any accommodations you think you may need.