Amgen Process Development Sr. Associate in Thousand Oaks, California
The Cellular Sciences department is seeking a Sr. Associate to join our Cell Bank and Critical Reagent Group. The primary focus will include creating production master and working cell banks in a cGMP environment.
o Perform cell banking operations according to cGMP which include aseptic operations for cell culture scale-up and freeze of mammalian cell banks.
o Perform and monitor critical processes, execute validation protocols, and draft and revise documents such as Manufacturing Procedures, SOPs, and technical reports.
o Own deviations, change controls and CAPAs as needed
o Assess, develop and implement process improvements for generation of cell banks
o Developing and enhancing scientific and technical skills. The successful candidate will work closely with Manufacturing, Quality Control, and Cell Line Development.
Master's degree or Master's Degree completed by December 2018
Bachelor's degree and 2 years of scientific experience
Associate's degree and 6 years of scientific experience
High school diploma / GED and 8 years of scientific experience
Bachelor's degree and 2 years of scientific experience in cell culture laboratory
o Experience in cell culture, cell biology techniques, and cryopreservation
o Experience with both adherent and suspension cell lines utilizing various vessels/bioreactors (flasks, shakers, WAVE)
o Experience with electronic batch records, SAP, and/or LIMS
o Detail oriented and excellent documentation skills
o Client orientation- supports effective and responsive relationships with all clients and ensures value is delivered
o Communication and Interpersonal skills - communicates effectively with others, using appropriate diplomacy and sensitivity; makes others feel respected, valued and understood; works well in teams
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. #LI-SF5
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.