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Amgen Associate Manufacturing I in Singapore, Singapore

Role Description

Amgen discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science’s promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. Amgen therapeutics has changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people’s lives. Perform solution and equipment preparation, raw material and single use parts dispensing for manufacturing processes in mammalian cell culture and purification processes.


  • Involve in hands-on execution of the plant operations and assist Manufacturing Associates in troubleshooting

  • Monitor and analyze processing parameters for atypical trends and improvement opportunities

  • Perform solution and equipment preparation

  • Perform raw material and singe use parts staging and dispensing with additional logistical support responsibility

  • Stage components for autoclaving and washing

  • Perform filter integrity testing of sterilizing filters

  • Perform environmental monitoring of classified manufacturing cleanroom

  • Support in-process testing of production samples, prior experience with analytical instrument will be a plus point

  • Actively support continuous improvement initiatives

  • Support Safety audits

  • Adhere to any applicable EHS requirements

  • Ability to adhere to regulatory requirements, written procedures and safety guidelines

  • Ability to evaluate documentation/data according to company and regulatory guidelines

  • Ability to interact with inspectors (internal and external)

  • Ability to interpret and apply Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) knowledge

  • Basic statistical mathematical skills

  • Ability to organize work and handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines

  • Ability to understand, apply and evaluate basic chemistry, biology and physical principles

  • Regulatory knowledge

  • Understanding of analytical methods

  • Ability to apply ergonomics principles to the work environment and maintain focus during repetitious tasks over the course of a shift

  • Some tasks performed consists of occasional strenuous, repetitive movements involving the following bending, hand/wrist twisting and reaching out for height on a daily basis, as well as standing for the long hours on the production floor in accordance to shift duration

  • Ability to perform manual lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling items with an average weight of <12kg on production floor with or without the assistant of mechanical aid

All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional tasks and responsibilities.

Basic & Preferred Qualifications

  • Diploma/Degree in Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences or Bio-processing related disciplines

  • Possess minimum 0 - 2 years of relevant experience in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical or petrochemical industry. Fresh graduates will be considered.

  • Knowledge of plant and unit operations (autoclave, parts washers, process equipment), good problem-solving skills

  • Proficiency in reading and writing English

  • Demonstrate commitment to cGMP, EHS compliance aspects of clean-room plant operation, prior experience and demonstration of cGMP knowledge is a plus

  • Excellent self-motivated team player with hands-on attitude and good communication skills

  • Experience with Emerson DeltaV, LIMS, TrackWise

  • Ability and willingness to work any shift in support of operations that may include 24/7

  • Ability to perform basic computer operations, such as ability to navigate in MS Office, use email, and complete training using LMS.

  • Ability to understand, apply and evaluate basic chemistry, biology and physical principles

  • Mechanical ability/expertise

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 diseases, 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.