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Amgen Biologics Principal Product Quality Leader in Providence, Rhode Island


If you feel like you’re part of something bigger, it’s because you are. 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. We are global collaborators who achieve together—researching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It’s time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.


What you will do

Let’s do this! Let’s change the world!

The Principal Product Quality Leader- Biologics will provide technical expertise and project leadership to the Product Quality organization. As a product specialist in Quality, the Principal Product Quality Leader (referred to as a Product Quality Principal / PQP) has responsibility for working with PQLs, International Quality, Quality Control, Regulatory, Process Development, Quality Assurance, and other departments on the resolution of issues associated with process/manufacturing, in-process controls, analytical methods, specifications, reference standards, importation testing, investigations, change control, regulatory submissions and inspections.

This role will support one or more of Amgen's products. The individual will provide technical expertise and project leadership to the relevant Product Quality Team(s) to develop, implement, and manage strategy for Quality to meet the GOT and product goals for Amgen products. The individual will be directly responsible for Product Quality related tasks in support of the Product Quality Teams, including ownership, authoring and review of documents, and execution of transactions in relevant GMP systems (change control, etc.). In addition to these responsibilities, the candidate will be expected to play a role in supporting product quality issues and initiatives intended to ensure the overall product health.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The vital attribute professional we seek will have these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree & 2 years of Quality experience


Master’s degree & 6 years of Quality experience


Bachelor’s degree & 8 years of Quality experience


Associate's degree and 10 years of Quality experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Quality experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • B.S. in biochemistry, biology, or a related protein sciences/biotechnology field and 8+ years of biopharmaceutical experience with increasing responsibility in a quality, analytical development, process development, pharmaceutics, regulatory, or manufacturing environment, OR an Advanced degree in biochemistry, biology, or a related protein sciences/biotechnology field and 4+ years of biopharmaceutical experience with increasing responsibility in a quality, analytical development, process development, pharmaceutics, regulatory, or manufacturing environment experience

  • 6+ years working in a regulated environment (either direct GMP or technical support)

  • 1+ year experience with authoring or review of biological license applications, IND, supplements or similar regulatory documentation

  • 1+ year experience supporting non-conformance investigations, authoring, reviewing and defending critical product impacting non-conformances

  • Experience in Project Management in support of biopharmaceutical development

  • Familiarity with compliance and regulatory requirements of the FDA as well as international regulatory agencies

  • Experience in direct interaction with regulatory agencies during inspections and/or meetings

  • Knowledge of analytical techniques used for biologics product quality control

  • Understanding of biopharmaceutical bulk and drug product development and manufacturing

  • General knowledge of cGMP and filing regulations, practices, and trends pertaining to the manufacture and testing of biopharmaceuticals

  • Experience working on a cross-functional team in a matrix environment

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including facilitation and presentation skills


What you can expect of us

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.

  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization

  • 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

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.


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.

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.