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Amgen Sr Metrology Technician in Thousand Oaks, California

SUMMARY

The Sr Metrology Technician will be responsible for designing, installing and validating multiple and complex calibration and measurement systems with minimal supervision. This individual will be will be a recognized expert in the field of pharmaceutical metrology.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare calibration procedures/job plans and associated training materials.

  • Maintain measurement uncertainty for primary/working standards and process instrumentation.

  • Perform Vendor Quality Audits of calibration service suppliers and oversee vendor quality issues.

  • Interface with Corporate Facilities Team regarding CMMS calibration issues.

  • Own and develop Global Calibration Control Program SOP and associated training material.

  • Serve as technical expert regarding calibration issues during regulatory inspections.

  • Provide technical consultation to others pertaining to measurement problems and lead technical project teams.

  • Implement corrective and preventative action projects pertaining to calibration and measurement issues.

  • Establish measurement traceability of laboratory standards and ensure that processes are in a state of statistical control.

  • Apply statistical process control, mathematical, physical science and advanced engineering tools and technologies to accomplish various metrology engineering objectives.

  • Prepare and deliver effective periodic briefings, presentations, and technical papers for company management, industry conferences, and other associated publications.

Basic Qualifications

Associate’s degree and 4 years of Metrology experience

OR

High school diploma / GED and 6 years of Metrology experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • BA degree in related field

  • 8+ years’ experience in metrology, working at a large company primary standards laboratory level or comparable related technical activities, including application of advanced measurement engineering principles and technology related to highly complex technical assignments

  • 5+ years’ experience working in a standards level Mass Metrology laboratory

  • Specific experience with multiple measurement disciplines in areas such as Mass metrology and Weighing systems

  • A demonstrated track record in the design, development, evaluation and testing of instrumentation systems and

  • The ability to interact with various departments/teams and other Amgen sites in order to implement a global calibration control program.

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.

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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.​

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