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Amgen Process Development Associate - Pre-Pivotal Drug Product in Cambridge, Massachusetts


You’ve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you’ve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

Process Development Associate-Pre-Pivotal Drug Product


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this dynamic role you will focus on solid state, physicochemical, and material sciences characterization to support for preclinical and clinical development programs. In doing so they will contribute to regulatory filings and to Amgen’s intellectual property, supporting patent applications. In addition, they will have the opportunity to apply innovative data science techniques to advance our high-throughput and digital workflows. Responsibilities include:

  • Solid state form selection and characterization support for DS and DP process development for small molecules and biologics portfolios from Discovery to Commercial.

  • Generation of fundamental knowledge to establish form development strategies and Target Product Profile.

  • Small molecule develop-ability assessment and preclinical formulation support.

  • Biopharmaceutical property evaluations applying in silico and in vitro models to guide development path.

  • Early clinical support for small molecule liquid dosage forms (e.g. drug‐in‐bottle, parenteral) and technical transfers to support clinical manufacturing process.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Scientific professional we seek is a collaborative partner with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree OR Associate’s degree and 4 years of Science experience OR High school diploma / GED and 6 years ofScience experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Pharmaceutics, Pharmacy, Chemistry or related field

  • Hands-on experience in research laboratories

  • Knowledge of polymorphic and crystal form screening

  • Experience applying statistical analysis and data visualization tools

  • Problem solver with a proactive demeanor and ability to collaborate and work in a cross functional/multidisciplinary environment

  • Abilities to take initiative, work independently, and be flexible in responsibilities

  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills - ability to distill, craft and present key messages relative to diverse audience requirements


Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.

  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey

  • A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act

  • Generous Total Rewards Plan—comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits—with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

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If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States and Puerto Rico to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.