Amgen Process Development Scientist in Thousand Oaks, California

Amgen is a biopharmaceutical leader founded on discovering, developing, manufacturing, and delivering innovative human therapeutics. Amgen's Attribute Sciences group within Process Development is seeking a Process Development Scientist. The Process Development Scientist will be responsible for the strategy, execution, analysis and communication of analytical method stewardship. In addition, the candidate will help to drive the development of new analytical methods, and communicate scientific results with internal and external partners across a global network.

The Process Development Scientist will be responsible for being the steward for various analytical platforms and resolving method related issues when necessary, with a focus on polysorbate and process reagent method platforms. This individual will be a part of a team that supports various methods in various stages of the product life cycle, and at locations throughout the company. The Scientist will collaborate with representatives from key functions within Process Development, Manufacturing and Quality.

Basic Qualifications



Master's degree and 4 years of Scientific experience


Bachelor's degree and 6 years of Scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills for the timely documentation, presentation, and discussion of scientific results in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary, team-based environment

  • Advanced understanding and hands-on experience in various analytical platforms with a focus on polysorbate and process reagent platforms. Knowledge and experience with drug product attributes

  • Advanced ability to critically analyze and interrogate various analytical data sets to drive and influence the investigational process

  • Advanced root cause analysis capabilities including leading advanced and complex events

  • Advanced ability to propose and lead new scientific imperatives/initiatives

  • Expert in an investigational laboratory setting within a pharmaceutical or biotechnology company

  • Expert understanding and experience on analytical testing and sample handling

  • Advanced experience in working closely with scientific and manufacturing disciplines across process development, clinical, and commercial operations

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

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.