Amgen

Sr Associate QA - Drug Substance Plant

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Posted
Feb 11, 2019
Ref
R-69592
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be the world's largest independent biotechnology company, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential. 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 role supports Amgen's Quality Assurance program providing daily oversight of Drug Substance manufacturing facilities at Amgen Thousand Oaks. Under general supervision, the role provides support and compliance oversight to MFG and F&E staff in the execution of their processes, procedures, and use of quality systems. Duties include electronic batch record review, batch record review, SOP and MP revision approval, work order approval, and quality approval of non-conformances and CAPAs. Responsibilities will include evaluation of compliance issues, providing recommendations, and assuring progress of quality records to completion. The incumbent will also represent functional area quality for the Bulk Quality Assurance department in the execution of projects necessary to achieve departmental operational excellence goals and will work in a team matrix environment.

Basic Qualifications:

Master's Degree

OR

Bachelor's Degree & 2 years of Quality experience

OR

Associate's degree & 6 years of Quality experience

OR

High school diploma/GED & 8 years of Quality experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, or related science field.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform GMP operations including following detailed SOPs, maintaining training, and good documentation practices.
  • Experience managing projects through to completion meeting timelines
  • Evaluating documentation and operations according to company procedures
  • Capable of making decisions independently and determining when to elevate to management, as appropriate in an environment thatbalances business need, quality and compliance risk
  • Experience working with Quality Systems


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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