Amgen Associate Manufacturing - Days in West Greenwich, Rhode Island
The Associate Manufacturing is a hands-on role in one of the two manufacturing facilities on site at Amgen Rhode Island. Successful candidates will join either the AR5 team, focused on on-going, high-volume production, or the AR30 team, focused on operational readiness and start-up.
The on-boarding phase for this role will last 2-8 weeks, during which time successful incumbents will be on an administrative schedule (Monday through Friday, approximately 8am to 5pm). Following the on-boarding phase, the successful incumbent will be expected to join a shift team working a 12-hour shift. The shift pattern will be 7AM-7PM with a two-week rotation covering 7 days per week. The rotating shift offers several benefits, with an average of 14 days on shift per month with every other weekend off. In addition, any Sundays worked receive Premium pay.
There are multiple openings for this position.
Under general supervision, Associate will perform operations in the Manufacturing area. Operations will be performed according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Associate will perform and monitor critical processes, execute routine validation protocols, and regularly draft and revise documents such as Manufacturing Procedures, SOPs, and technical reports. Associate will also perform basic troubleshooting and assist in the review of documentation for assigned functions. May participate on cross-functional teams and represent their functional area. Associate may also have the responsibility of owning deviations/CAPAs. In addition, Associate may identify, recommend, and implement improvements related to routine functions.
Basic Qualifications :
Bachelor's degree or completed by June 2020
Associate's degree and 4 years of Manufacturing or Operations experience
High School diploma/GED and 6 years of Manufacturing or Operations experience.
Preferred Qualifications :
Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering
Knowledge of large-scale biotechnology operations such as purification, cell culture, aseptic processing, etc.
Knowledge of Single-use-Systems
CFR and Regulatory knowledge
Basic statistical mathematical skills
Ability to interpret and apply GMP knowledge
Understanding of analytical methods for manufacturing area
Demonstrated technical writing capability
Able to demonstrate project management skills and presentation skills
Ability to understand, apply and evaluate basic chemistry, biology and physical principles
Basic troubleshooting skills on production equipment
Experience with Delta V
Experience with lab equipment/testing
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.
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.