Automation Engineer (1 of 2)

Tarrytown, New York
Apr 29, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Automation Engineers have extensive experience in programming, troubleshooting and operating laboratory instrumentation, including integrated systems. They gather requirements by working closely with identified subject matter experts (SMEs) for various automation projects and processes. They independently determine and develop approaches to solutions which are thorough, practical and consistent with organization objectives. They are expected to develop an interest in understanding the project goals and any available background information.

A typical day in this role might look like:
  • Develops programs for liquid handling instruments and scheduling software. Debugs scripts, optimizes liquid classes and performs test runs to ensure a robust and user-friendly process. Analyzes data to check for errors and improvements. Exercises attention to detail.
  • Performs manual experiments with minimal supervision to support automated assay development and troubleshooting.
  • Executes automation projects within critical business timelines. Scope includes, design, programming, securing resources and reagents, drafting protocols/reports, creating templates/checklists and updating bioanalytical method procedures (BMPs).
  • Trains BAS personnel on the use of Automation systems.
  • Provides automation support for ongoing programs. Uses a thorough understanding of the design of the automated assays to identify issues, determine the root cause and develop educated solutions.
  • Independently troubleshoots and performs basic repairs and maintenance on laboratory instrumentation Collaborates with other groups within the company and/or outside vendors to obtain/provide equipment related assistance.
  • Communicates effectively with supervisor and other colleagues within the Automation Group. Summarizes and presents project status, technical details, and results in a logical and organized manner, both verbally and in written format. Delivers presentations related to ongoing projects.
  • Maintains GLP compliance for all laboratory work and documentation in accordance with FDA regulations and company SOPs. Assists in maintaining GLP compliance in the laboratory. Works with Quality Control (QC) to address documentation findings and ensure quality data is provided.
  • Learns and complies with safety requirements of his/her laboratory. Recognizes potential safety problems and takes action to correct them.
  • Keeps current on new developments and equipment in the automation field and assists with evaluation of new technologies for use within BAS.
  • Conducts themselves with professionalism and integrity while demonstrating a strong work ethic.
  • Participates in their own professional and personal development.

This role may be for you if:

You have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) STEM field from an accredited college or university.

  • 3+ years of laboratory experience.
  • 2+ years of laboratory automation programming experience.

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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