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Amgen Manufacturing Associate- Purification in Thousand Oaks, California

HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

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.

Manufacturing Associate-Purification

Live

What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this dynamic role you will work in a dynamic production environment at the Amgen Thousand Oaks Drug Substance plant supporting development, clinical, and launch activities. Under general supervision, employee will perform operations in the Manufacturing area, specifically B23 Purification processes. Operations will be performed according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). This Associate is responsible for hands-on operations, set-up, clean, sanitize and prepare media and buffers per procedures. Responsibilities include:

  • Perform and supervise critical processes

  • Complete routine validation protocols

  • Follow GMP's

  • Regularly draft and revise “routine” documents (e.g. MPs, SOP’s, and technical reports)

  • Initiate Quality incidents

  • Identify and recommend improvements related to routine functions and implement after approval

  • Basic troubleshooting

  • Recognize and accurately report problems

  • Direct operators on critical processes

  • Assist in the review of documentation for assigned functions (e.g. equipment logs, routine area audits, batch records)

  • Performing activities that include periods of meticulous, repetitive work

  • Working around high-pressure systems and occasionally work around heavy equipment

  • Available to work various shifts (day, swing, graves, weekends, holidays, 5x8hrs, 4x10hrs, 3 or 4x12hrs) as decided by the production schedule

  • May train staff to perform hands-on tasks

  • May act as safety representative

  • May participate on cross-functional teams

Win

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The manufacturing professional we seek is a collaborative partner with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree OR Associate’s degree and 4 years of Manufacturing /Operations experience OR High school diploma / GED and 6 years of Manufacturing /Operations experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and/or Life Sciences

  • Able to work in teams to complete operational tasks

  • Ability to take direction well, follow documents and policies at all times

  • Ability to take initiative

  • Create a positive work environment through interactions with team members

  • Mechanically inclined

  • Able to lift up to 50lbs and work on your feet for long durations

Thrive

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—with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

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for a career that defies imagination

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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.

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.

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