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Amgen Associate Scientist in Singapore, Singapore

Role Description:

  • The Associate Scientist position will support the Synthetic Chemistry subject matter expert. The role will be responsible for providing scientific and technical information to support commercial production of chemical synthetic drug substance

  • This role will support new product introduction, troubleshooting and improvement of existing and new API (synthetic molecule) processes run at the Amgen Singapore Manufacturing site. This individual will be responsible for preparation of laboratory-based experiments to support small scale model interrogation, investigations, and process improvements.

  • The role participate in teams and collaborate cross-functionally with representatives from other functions in support of API manufacturing processes

  • This individual will support process, process safety and material risk assessment performed on-site.

  • This individual will manage ASM2 PD lab facilities and equipment maintenance to ensure compliance (e.g. calibration, preventive maintenance). Ensures safe operation of PD laboratory and the safe practices are followed

  • Provide direct manufacturing support as required / troubleshooting production issues / process validation / report writing

Education / Licenses

  • Masters degree with at least 2 years of Scientific experience OR

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 4 years of Scientific experience

Relevant Experience

  • The candidate should have relevant experience in the pharmaceutical or related chemical industry which includes participation and contribution to scientific project teams

  • Hands on performing organic synthesis in laboratory scale and scale up

  • Experience in supporting commercial manufacturing

Competencies / Skills

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry / Chemical Engineering with at least 4 years pharmaceutical industry or MS in Chemistry / Chemical Engineering with at least 2 years of relevant experience in the pharmaceutical and related industry.

  • Comprehensive knowledge in Organic Synthesis / Process Chemistry

  • Experience in running bench scale synthetic chemistry process.

  • Demonstrated communication and scientific writing skills.

  • Interpersonal skills and team work