Process Development Scientist--Troubleshooting

Cambridge, MA, US
Mar 13, 2019
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Amgen is a biopharmaceutical leader founded on discovering, developing, manufacturing, and delivering innovative human therapeutics. Amgen's Attribute Sciences group within Process Development is seeking two Process Development Scientists. The Process Development Scientists will be responsible for the strategy, execution, analysis and communication of analytical troubleshooting. In addition, these positions will help to drive the development of new analytical methods, and effectively communicate scientific results with internal and external partners across a global network.

The Process Development Scientists will be responsible for supporting troubleshooting method related issues across various analytical platforms, which may include Chromatography, CE/Gel, and General Compendia (e.g. ACC: Appearance, Color, Clarity; pH; Osmolality). These positions will be a part of a team that would support various methods in various stages of the product life cycle. This team would support programs/methods at locations throughout the company. The Scientists collaborates with representatives from key functions within Process Development, Manufacturing and Quality.

Basic Qualifications



Master's degree and 4 years of Scientific experience


Bachelor's degree and 6 years of Scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills for the timely documentation, presentation, and discussion of scientific results in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary, team-based environment
  • Advanced ability to critically analyze and interrogate various analytical data sets to drive and influence the investigational process
  • Advanced root cause analysis capabilities including leading advanced and complex events
  • Advanced ability to propose and lead new scientific imperatives/initiatives
  • Expert in an investigational laboratory setting within a pharmaceutical or biotechnology company
  • Expert understanding and experience on analytical testing and sample handling
  • Advanced understanding and hands-on experience in various analytical platform such as Chromatography, Gels, CE, and General Assays (e.g. pH, Osmolality, ACC, etc.)
  • Advanced experience in working closely with scientific and manufacturing disciplines across process development, clinical, and commercial operations

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.
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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.