Amgen

Sr Associate Quality Control

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Posted
Oct 04, 2019
Ref
R-82806
Discipline
Quality, Quality Control
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
The Senior Associate, Quality Control will support the QC Microbiology Lab at Amgen, Thousand Oaks.

Candidates interested in the position must be willing to support occasional weekend and holiday work. In addition, the candidate must be willing to work different shift structures based on the team's needs, including Swing Shift 2pm-11pm, staggered shifts such as Tuesday - Saturday or Sunday - Thursday day shifts and regular Monday - Friday day shifts.

Key Responsibilities Include:

• Execution of Microbiology platform assays such as Bioburden, Water Membrane Filtration, Sterility testing, Growth Promotion of Media, Media Fill inspection and Polymerase Chain Reaction

• Operating and maintaining specialized equipment

• Data entry and approval using Laboratory Information Management Systems

• Quality systems support, including Deviation/Change Control ownership and controlled document revisions

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

Basic Qualifications

Master's degree

OR

Bachelor's degree and 2 years of Quality Control experience

OR

Associate's degree and 6 years of Quality Control experience

OR

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

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Microbiology or other Life Science
  • Experience and training in aseptic technique
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment that requires performing multiple tests and critical activities within a shift
  • 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.