Mfg Process Technician

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Apr 19, 2019
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Job Summary

The Manufacturing Process Technician will work in a dynamic production environment at the Amgen Thousand Oaks Drug Substance plant supporting development, clinical, and launch activities. Under general supervision, employee will perform operations in the Manufacturing area, specifically B23 Purification processes. Operations will be performed according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Job Responsibilities:
  • Hands-on operations, set-up, clean, sanitize and prepare media and buffers per procedures
  • Perform and monitor processes
  • Comply with GMP's
  • Basic troubleshooting
  • Recognize & accurately report problems
  • Assist in the review of documentation for assigned functions (e.g. equipment logs, routine area audits)
  • May participate on cross-functional teams

Basic Qualifications:

Associate's degree and 2 years of Manufacturing or Operations experience


2 years in a technical school setting with hands-on experience


High school diploma/GED and 4 years of Manufacturing or Operations experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Available for non-standard shifts including nights and weekends
  • CFR and Regulatory knowledge
  • Mechanical ability
  • Knowledge of WIP lab equipment and computers, with LIMS access
  • Basic statistical mathematical skills
  • Ability to interpret and apply GMP knowledge
  • Understanding of analytical methods for manufacturing area
  • Ability to understand and apply basic chemistry, biology and physical principles
  • Basic troubleshooting skills on Purification equipment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate thoughts and ideas
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work in a challenging and fast-paced work environment
  • Experience with Delta V / automation

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.