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Amgen Intern - Bio Mfg Ops (Excellence) in Singapore, Singapore

Duration Period: Jan - Jun 2020 (06 months)

The internship provides the opportunity for student to be exposed to high level planning and scheduling of end to end manufacturing operations from Solution Preparation to Cell Culture to Purification. The student will get to interact with other functional teams and get insight to different aspects of the biologics business. The student will be involved in process improvement projects that help the manufacturing team to meet quality compliance and schedule adherence in a safe environment. The student will also have the chance to observe how advanced technology is used in Amgen biologics manufacturing. At the end of the internship, the student can expect to have developed skills in project coordination, time management and process improvement.

As part of the manufacturing team, intern will be exposed to some of the topics as follows:

  • GMP/GDP

  • Production Scheduling

  • Operational excellence

  • Inventory management

  • Documentation system

  • Product changeover

  • Automation system

  • Solution Batching, filtration and transfer

  • Bioreactor functions and setup

  • Cell culture monitoring

  • Process analytics

  • Purification chromatography steps

  • Viral Inactivation

  • Viral filtration

  • Diafiltration / Ultrafiltration

Intern will support the Manufacturing Scheduler in activities as follows:

  • Routine manufacturing scheduling

  • Process improvement

  • GMP document maintenance

  • Data collection for investigation and continuous improvement purpose

  • Any other tasks as assigned by Manufacturing Scheduler and Manager

Being a single-use facility the intern will have the opportunity to support process standardized work, error-proofing methods, and inventory-control systems to improve manufacturing efficiency. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to deep dive into manufacturing process steps to gain a thorough understanding of the challenges of the manufacturing floor.

Basic Qualifications

Amgen requires that all individuals applying for an undergraduate internship or an undergraduate co-op assignment at Amgen must meet the following criteria:

  • 18 years or older

  • Completion of 1 year of study from an accredited college or university prior to the internship commencing

  • Enrolled in a full time Bachelor’s or Combined Bachelor's/Master's degree program following the potential internship or co-op assignment with an accredited college or university

  • Must not be employed at the time the internship starts

For students schooling outside of Singapore, please refer to https://www.mom.gov.sg/passes-and-permits for your eligibility and application of Work Holiday Pass.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree concentration(s) in Bioengineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Statistics

  • Experience with data visualization tools or packages, such as Tableau, Spotfire, or Power BI

  • Experience in programming languages such as SQL, Python, or R

  • Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills

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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.

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