Executive Director Process Sciences

Rensselaer, New York
Jun 23, 2022
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

The Executive Director Process Sciences supports Bulk Manufacturing and Business Operations through the control, monitoring, and troubleshooting of biologics manufacturing processes. IOPS (Regeneron’s Industrial Operations Product Supply) is looking for a strong technical leader of 3 groups, including over 100 Scientists, within the Process Sciences department (Bulk). This department is responsible for supporting multiple commercial products and clinical candidates. The ideal candidate thrives working on world class problems, using cutting edge science to solve them.

A typical day might include the following: 

IPC Strategy Development:

  • Lead the development of effective global IPC control strategies using laboratory studies and statistical manufacturing data analysis.
  • Implement life cycle management strategies.

• Upstream Investigations:

  • Lead the Upstream cell culture laboratories, advance process knowledge for commercial and clinical processes, especially for CHO cell metabolism and modeling, and raw material variability.

• Downstream Investigations:

  • Lead the Downstream purification laboratories, advance process knowledge for commercial and clinical processes, especially for large-scale column performance, transition analysis and resin variability
  • Align and connect three groups within the department. Collaborate and align with scientific partner groups in Tarrytown, NY, Framingham, MA, France, Ireland, and Belgium.

This role might be for you if:

  • You have demonstrated leadership skills with large teams responsible for multiple commercial and clinical products
  • You enjoy leading and motivating a team to accomplish great things and change patient’s lives
  • You have GMP compliance expertise and experience with audits by Health Authorities
  • You have excellent written, verbal, organizational and interpersonal communication skills; and can concisely summarize sophisticated information
  • You thrive in a fast-paced setting where priorities can quickly change based on the needs of the business and our patients

To be considered for this opportunity you must possess proven experience within the Biopharmaceutical industry. A Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or Life Sciences is strongly preferred. Will substitute experience in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Operations for advanced degree requirements if candidate has a master’s degree in fields listed above. Prior experience in gene therapy desired.

Level will be determined based on experience and qualifications relevant to the role

  • Sr. Director requires the above and 15+ years of experience
  • Executive Director requires the above and 17+ years of 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!

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.