Amgen Process Development Associate Scientist- Pivotal Drug Process Technology 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.
Process Development Associate Scientist- Pivotal Drug Process Technology
What you will do
Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will serve as a member of Amgen’s Drug Product development team, providing hands-on formulation and process expertise during the development of clinical and commercial formulations for solid oral dosage forms.
Provide hands-on formulation and process expertise during the development of clinical and commercial formulations for solid oral dosage forms .
Interface within the DPT department (i.e. Preformulation, Solid State Sciences, etc.) and with external functions, such as Drug Substance Technologies, Attribute Sciences, Quality Assurance, Supply Chain, and Contract Manufacturing, etc
design and execute formulation experiments, organize and analyze results with minimal direction, and communicate and present in team meetings. The experimental results will lead to the best possible formulation and processes
What we expect of you
We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The scientist professional we seek is a self-starter with these qualifications:
Master’s degree and 2 years of life sciences industry experience
Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of life sciences industry experience
Bachelor's degree and/or Master's degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Material Sciences, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or other relevant field of study
5+ years of experience in pharmaceutical industry with emphasis on oral solid dosage forms
In depth understanding of typical unit operations for the manufacture of oral solid dosage forms (i.e. granulation, roller compaction, drying, milling, blending, compression, film coating, etc.)
High level of proficiency on Roller Compaction using equipment with different configurations
Experience in optimization and scale-up studies using QbD principles
Experience interacting with Contract Research/Manufacturing Organizations
Experience on non-solid dosage forms (i.e. parenterals, drug delivery systems, etc.), design of experiments, and unique technologies
Excellent interpersonal and communication competencies that enable effective management and resolution of complex project-related issues involving collaborations with multiple functional areas
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
for a career that defies imagination
Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.
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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.
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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.