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Amgen Manufacturing Process Technician - Purification in Thousand Oaks, California


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 Process Technician—Purification


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will routinely perform moderate to complex processes according to Standard Operating Procedure and Batch Records. Responsibilities include:

  • Hands on operations set-up, clean in-place (CIP), clean on place (COP), pressure test (PT) and steam in-place (SIP).

  • Training new MPTs on routine tasks.

  • Ensure that Amgen adheres to current Good Manufacturing Practices, cGMPs and follow Standard Operating Procedures SOPs, Batch Records and departmental policies.

  • This role will work non-standard shifts including some weekends


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:

  • Associate’s degree and 2 years of experience OR 2 years in a technical school setting with hands-on experience OR High school diploma / GED and 4 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in a GMP or other regulated environment

  • 1+ years of work experience that involves the use of measurements calculations and the metric system

  • Adhere to current Good Manufacturing Practices, cGMPs and follow Standard Operating Procedures SOPs, Batch Records and departmental policies

  • Ability to assemble, disassemble and perform basic troubleshooting on simple to moderately complex equipment, per procedures

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate thoughts and ideas

  • Ability to work independently as well as on teams

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work in a challenging and fast-paced work environment

  • Ability to interpret and apply regulatory and quality requirement


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 improve 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

Apply now for a career that defies imagination

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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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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.