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Amgen Process Development Senior Associate-Pre-Pivotal Attribute Sciences 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 Senior Associate - Pre-Pivotal Attribute Sciences

Live

What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will join Amgen's Amgen’s Attribute Sciences (AS) department within the Process Development (PD) organization. This team defines the favorable quality characteristics of the therapies it produces, and optimizes state-of-the-art analytical tools to guide that development. The Pre-Pivotal Attribute Sciences organization focuses on developing analytical methods and tools to advance a wide range of therapeutic modalities, including (but not limited to) monoclonal and bispecific antibodies, bispecific T-cell engagers (“BiTEs”), live oncolytic viruses, and synthetic medicines from the discovery stage to FIH clinical trials.

AS plans/performs/monitors experiments, records/organizes data and analyzes/generates robust and reliable results. The role will ensure that contracted studies are conducted in compliance with the respective protocol and applicable guidelines and regulations

  • Monitors or follows established experimental design and protocols and performs routine tasks and studies to obtain reproducible and reliable results with limited supervision.

  • Plans, monitors or conducts, analyzes and records experiments, and provides interpretation of data.

  • Effectively transfers experimental methods from literature to the lab and makes modifications as necessary.

  • Develops and implements new protocols with moderate review.

  • Engages coworkers in scientific discussions. Communicates data and interpretation to work group.

  • Effectively trouble-shoots equipment and experimental difficulties.

  • Contributes to internal/external reports, papers, presentations, regulatory documents, invention disclosure submissions and/or patents.

  • Participates in department-wide support efforts such as safety, recruiting and committees. May train staff and/or supervise others.

Win

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The lab-based professional we seek is a scientist with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Master’s degree

OR

Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of lab-based science industry experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS in Biology, Chemistry or Biochemistry

  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in a biopharmaceutical working environment

  • HPLC/UPLC based separations (SEC, CEX etc.)

  • CE-SDS

  • Experience with electronic lab notebooks and document management systems

  • Willingness to learn new techniques such as mass spectrometry

  • Skilled at developing systems to ensure quality data.

  • Skilled and/or knowledgeable in the use of standard laboratory equipment and with one or more major laboratory instruments/techniques.

  • Coordinates and organizes resources needed to complete the task.

  • Understands when to seek input and when to make independent judgments.

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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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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