Associate Manufacturing

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Sep 12, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Amgen discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science's promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient.

Under minimal supervision, an Associate Manufacturing will routinely assist in performing complex to critical processes according to Standard Operating Procedures in the Manufacturing area.

Individual will be responsible for the manufacturing of sterile products. Individual will perform a variety of operations involving aseptic filling, primarily operation of automated fill equipment inside the aseptic environment.
  • Operation of the fill/stoppering equipment to dispense sterile product into glass or plastic containers
  • Environmental monitoring of the aseptic environment during each fill and after each fill
  • Operation of the continuous particulate monitoring systems during each fill
  • Perform operations during fills by following proper procedures
  • High levels of housekeeping to conform to cGMP standards
  • Detailed and accurate documentation in batch production records
  • Determine availability of components and assign accordingly
  • Position may assist in training of co-workers
  • Perform in the aseptic filling areas while maintaining the integrity and cleanliness of these areas by utilizing aseptic gowning requirements and techniques
  • Position will perform non-standard shifts, evenings and/or weekends.
  • Revise/Modify GMP documentation including batch records and/or SOPs

Basic Qualifications

Associate's degree & 4 years of cGMP manufacturing or directly related experience


High school diploma / GED & 6 years of cGMP manufacturing or directly related experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical engineering, Life Sciences or Technology
  • Exposure to aseptic fill, lyophilization, bio-pharma manufacturing equipment, trouble shooting and moving machinery
  • Light to moderate lifting and carrying of 15-44 lbs, reach above and below shoulder height. Need color perception/discrimination, far vision correctable with eye glasses
  • Demonstrate project management skills, presentation skills, and be able to independently collaborate with outside resources
  • Experience in maneuvering a highly dynamic process with multi-variable inputs

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.