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Amgen Senior Associate – DST Business & Lab Operations Development in Cambridge, Massachusetts


You’ve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? 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. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

Senior Associate—DST Business and Lab Operations Development


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this dynamic role you will lead Amgen’s drug substance technologies lab and business operations. You will be accountable for serving every patient every time by transforming drug substance processes into reliable and efficient manufacturing operations using advanced scientific and business principles. Responsibilities include:

  • Oversee the upkeep of all development lab space to appropriate standards for effective scientific use

  • Build relationships with strategic partners to deliver improved instrument maintenance and oversight

  • Lead and execute the introduction of new capital equipment and specialized supply purchasing for the respective Cambridge or Thousand Oaks site

  • Assist with budget management for lab operations and the underlying areas serviced

  • Project manage various business or operations related initiatives

  • Management and analysis for DST budgets, resource forecasting and headcount tracking to enable efficient decision making and planning

  • Management of various Drug Substance business initiatives like Operational Excellence, Productivity, and training

  • Provide regular reports and presentations that clearly summarize analytical business data results and implications/recommendations to key partners and leadership team to inform decision making

  • Cultivate dynamic relationships with scientists & key Drug Substance team members to better serve their needs in the lab & business operations


What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master's degree OR

  • Bachelor's degree and 2 years of operations experience OR

  • Associate's degree and 6 years of operations experience OR

  • HSD/GED and 8 years of operations experience


Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also 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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada 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.