Amgen

Associate Quality Control

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Posted
Sep 14, 2019
Ref
R-81609
Discipline
Quality, Quality Control
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Job Summary

The Associate, Quality Control will support the QC Microbiology lab by performing Environmental, Gowning and Utility Monitoring within the manufacturing areas at Amgen, Thousand Oaks.

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

Key Responsibilities Include:

• Collecting surface, air, gas and gowning samples using aseptic technique and in accordance with Amgen Analytical Methods and Standard Operating Procedures

• Aseptic gowning

• Operating and maintaining specialized equipment

• Data entry and approval using Laboratory Information Management Systems

• Quality systems support, which may include Deviation ownership and controlled document revisions

• Implementation of laboratory/process improvements to ensure a productive and efficient work environment

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree

OR

Associate's degree and 4 years of Quality Control or Manufacturing experience

OR

High school diploma / GED and 6 years of Quality Control or Manufacturing 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.

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.