Sr Associate Quality Control

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Mar 22, 2019
Quality, Quality Control
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Senior Associate, Quality Control will support the QC Microbiology lab by performing Environmental Monitoring within the manufacturing areas at Amgen, Thousand Oaks.

Candidates interested in the position must be willing to work a Monday-Friday, 5am-2pm shift with occasional weekend and holiday work.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Collecting surface, air and gowning samples using aseptic technique and in accordance with Amgen Analytical Methods and Standard Operation Procedures
  • Aseptic gowning
  • Operating and maintaining specialized equipment
  • Data entry and approval using Laboratory Information Management Systems
  • Quality systems support, which may include ownership of Deviation, Change Control and Analytical Result Assessment records
  • Controlled document revisions using the Amgen document management system

Basic Qualifications :

Master's degree


Bachelor's degree and 2 years of Quality Control experience


Associate's degree and 6 years of Quality Control experience


High school diploma / GED and 8 years of Quality Control experience

Preferred Qualifications :
  • Experience and training in aseptic technique/aseptic gowning
  • Basic knowledge of the principles of Microbiology
  • Laboratory Information Management Systems experience
  • Technical and investigation writing skills
  • Demonstrated problem-solving capabilities, leadership skills and ability to independently implement process improvements

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.