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Amgen Specialist, Manufacturing in New Albany, Ohio


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.

Specialist, Manufacturing


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. This role will support the execution of manufacturing/quality systems such as continuous improvement, technology transfer / new product introductions, process validation, manufacturing process/procedures, risk assessments, training, and non-conformance. They will apply process, operational, scientific expertise, basic compliance knowledge, and analytical and troubleshooting skills to support operations. You may also serve as the primary production process owner for process support systems and assist with process ownership responsibilities on process systems.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

Applied Process Expertise

As a document owner, initiate, revise, and approve manufacturing procedures to ensure all procedures reflect current operations. Assess process performance by; observation of floor operations, review of performance data and provide troubleshooting support. Evaluate, plan, and implement solutions for process improvement opportunities. Assist in generation of training materials and / or in providing training on scientific or technical aspects of the process. Complete risk evaluations for new processes or changes to existing processes and issue the summary reports of these evaluations.

Projects and Initiatives

Bring continuous improvement initiatives for cost reduction or cycle time reduction and participate in the assessment or implementation of such special projects or initiatives.

Process Monitoring

Support process monitoring parameters and control limits based off critical metrics and recommend improvements. Collect process-monitoring data and support the assessment of deviations. Provide support of timely process monitoring quarterly reports.

Technology Transfer / New Product Introductions & Process or Equipment Modifications

Participate in technology transfer / NPI process to assess requirements for documentation, materials, training, and equipment modifications. Assess, prioritize, justify, and provide implementation and project management support for process or equipment modification projects.

Non-Conformance and CAPA

Ensure that all Non-conformance are triage within the established goal. Assist with investigations, corrective actions and NC/CAPA closure within established goal. Monitor and communicate incidents trends. Review equipment/system Root Cause Analysis investigations and support trend evaluations.

Process Validation

Assist with the process validation and generation of process validation protocols and reports. Support collection and analysis of process validation data.


May participate in regulatory inspections.

Change Control

As manufacturing change owner, provide assessments on CCRB records impacting the process.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our outstanding contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek will possess these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Master’s degree and 3 years in Engineering, Manufacturing, Packaging or Quality experience in pharmaceutical, medical device or biotechnology companies.


Bachelor’s degree and 5 years in Engineering, Manufacturing, Packaging or Quality experience in pharmaceutical, medical device or biotechnology companies.


Associate’s degree and 10 years in Engineering, Manufacturing, Packaging or Quality experience in pharmaceutical, medical device or biotechnology companies.


High school diploma / GED and 12 years in Engineering, Manufacturing, Packaging or Quality experience in pharmaceutical, medical device or biotechnology companies.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Detailed technical understanding of bio-processing and manufacturing operations

  • Develop, manage, and implement process improvements

  • Experience with Lean principals (Kaizen, Six Sigma, Operational Excellence) and knowledge of problem-solving techniques

  • Experience in participating and helping lead cross-functional teams

  • Collaborate with staff at all levels in the organization, including technical and management staff within manufacturing, process development, and quality

  • Experience with change control process and change management

  • Skilled in performance of GMP production operations

  • Regulatory knowledge and interactions

  • Project management skills

  • Excellent organizational, technical writing, presentation, and verbal skills

  • Knowledge of data analysis and control charting


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.

Apply now for a career that defies imagination

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Join Us

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.