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Amgen Process Development Associate Scientist – Material Attributes and Technologies in Thousand Oaks, California

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HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

If you feel like you are part of something bigger, it’s because you are. 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. We are global collaborators who achieve together - researching, developing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It’s time for you to make the impact you can be proud of. Join us today!

Process Development Associate Scientist – Material Attributes and Technologies

Live

What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will be part of a global multidisciplinary group, with responsibilities including (but not limited to) developing analytical methods for raw materials, process reagents, and formulation excipients that are used in manufacturing protein therapeutic drug products. Our group works end-to-end across process development, and you will contribute to programs from First in Human clinical trials through Commercialization, Marketing Application and post approval. You will also have opportunity to collaborate with cross-functional partners in drug substance, drug product, device, manufacturing, quality, and regulatory functions.

  • Work in a laboratory setting to analyze raw materials, in-process, drug substance, and drug products samples

  • Design and execute experiments to develop analytical methods (including ID, purity, impurities) for raw materials, in-process, drug substance, and drug products samples

  • Provide results to support regulatory submissions, scientific publications, and patents

  • Support method validation and transfer to Quality Control Labs

  • Bring Innovation and champion new insights and initiatives

  • Mentor research associates and laboratory assistants

Win

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all make our unique contributions to serve patients. The self-starting and motivated professional we seek is a scientist with these qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

Master’s degree and 2 years of directly related experience

OR

Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of directly related experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degrees in biochemistry, chemistry, analytical chemistry, physical chemistry, chemical engineering, or other life science areas plus 2+ years of post-graduate experience

  • Scientist with experience in driving analytical deliverables for biopharmaceutical process and product development

  • Direct experience and expertise in analytical techniques such as HPLC, GC, IC, MS, and ICP-MS

  • Knowledge and experience in raw materials, bioprocessing, process reagents, process-related impurities, formulation excipients, and protein aggregation and particles

  • Knowledge in ICH guidelines, compendia monographs and methods, and cGMP

  • Knowledge in analytical method development, qualification, and transfer

  • Excellent communication skills, and ability to collaborate effectively and work in teams

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. You will have:

  • 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

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

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Equal Opportunity Statement

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your 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 a 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 an accommodation.

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.​

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