Temp, Process Development Associate II, Analytics

Location
Tarrytown, NY, United States
Posted
Jun 05, 2021
Ref
25217BR
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Contract
A successful candidate will be well-versed in the latest automation technologies, have hands on experience operating and troubleshooting liquid handlers, and be willing to work in a fast-paced team-oriented environment. The ideal candidate is experienced in operating liquid handlers such as Hamilton and Tecan. He/she will execute experiments under limited supervision, following written or oral instructions and have a mastery of general laboratory techniques (e.g. pipetting). He/she will run platform analytical assays of the liquid handlers for routine sample characterization. This individual will be involved in planning of day-to-day liquid handler operations and maintenance of a variety of automated systems as well as contribution to custom designs of high-throughput automation.

A Typical Day In the Role of Temp, Analytics Might Look Like:
  • Run platform analytical assays on the liquid handlers for routine sample characterization
  • Provide hands-on support to other liquid handler users on the operation, troubleshooting and maintenance of automation system and its peripherals
  • Optimize and verify performance of automated liquid handlers.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve system errors and minor instrumentation problems.
  • Contribute innovative solutions to increase efficiency and decrease costs while continuing to improve sample throughput and data quality.
  • Stay up-to-date on new technologies and evaluate how adopting new equipment will impact workflows.
  • May participate in projects in support of data automation
  • Maintain GLP compliance for all laboratory work and documentation related to automated assay verifications in accordance with regulations and company SOPs. Assist in maintaining cleanliness, safety requirements and GLP compliance in the laboratory.
  • Self-starter, highly organized and problem solver with technical, detail-oriented mindset. Strong analytical and written/oral communication skills. Team-oriented and experienced in working in a diverse and multicultural environment.

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 takes action to prevent and solve problems.
  • Keep up with SOP training and/or compliance responsibilities.
  • Assist with departmental product inventory and distribution within Regeneron and to collaborators

This Role Might Be For You If You:
  • Have a foundation of basic scientific/engineering knowledge obtained through academic training and/or experience.

B.S or M.S. in Science/Engineering or related field with 2+ years of automation experience.
Direct experience operating and troubleshooting Hamilton STARs (or closely related) using Venus software is required; experience with Hamilton's Vantage and operating within Instinct is a plus but not required.
Direct experience operating and troubleshooting Tecan liquid handlers (or closely related) using EVOware software is preferred.
Experience with operating and troubleshooting liquid handlers is required
Must have strong communication and organizational skills and easily adapt to a rapidly changing fast-paced environment

Required Special Equipment and/or Programs:

Hamilton STAR, Hamilton Vantage, Tecan FreedomEVO, Laminar Flow Hood, Chemical Fume hood, LIMS.

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.