Process Development Sr. Associate Scientist - Polysorbate and Excipients

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Feb 11, 2019
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
Job Summary

Amgen is a biopharmaceutical leader founded on discovering, developing, manufacturing, and delivering innovative human therapeutics. Attribute Sciences of Process Development is seeking a Process Development Senior Associate Scientist. The Sr Associate Scientist will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies, platform methodologies, and technologies to analyze, characterize, and quantify Polysorbate in Amgen formulated products.

The main responsibilities of the position will be to manage and support sample testing, qualify and transfer Polysorbate methods, and to collaborate with representatives from key functions within Process Development and Quality.

Basic Qualifications

Master's degree and 3 years of Scientific experience


Bachelor's degree and 5 years of Scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree

Good written and oral communication skills for the timely documentation, reporting, and discussion of science-based results and strategy in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary, and team-based environment

Extensive knowledge and experience with polysorbate including; hands-on experience analyzing and characterizing polysorbate, excellent laboratory skills and experience, and basic knowledge in analytical method development and qualification, in the pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical industry

Experience with High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) / Ultra High-Pressure Liquid Chromatography (UHPLC); experience with UV-Vis spectrophotometry; experience with solid phase extraction and liquid-liquid extraction; knowledge in biopharmaceutical process and product development; experience in method transfer to a GMP environment, and familiarity with method validation

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.

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.