Amgen

Process Development Sr. Associate

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Posted
Oct 14, 2020
Ref
R-105854
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Amgen is seeking a Sr Associate for our Pivotal Attribute Sciences Laboratory for our Thousand Oaks, CA location.
  • Acquire assignment and follow scientific direction of client staff, flag issues and seek mentorship appropriately.
  • Strong theoretical understanding, research in, and hands-on experience in small molecule/peptide analysis in support of process development/scale up activities and formulation development in GMP and non-GMP environments
  • Experience with a broad array of chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques.
  • Demonstrate independence and ability to produce quality results under minimal direction
  • Generate complete, accurate, and concise documentation using electronic systems and laboratory notebook
  • High energy individual who can multi-task and handle a fast-pace, dynamic work environment
  • Operate niche laboratory equipment and instrumentation
  • Perform standard laboratory housekeeping activities
  • Complete training on assigned tasks
  • Comply with safety guidelines and site specific procedures which include but is not limited to, the maintenance of training records, laboratory documentation, written procedures, building supervising systems and laboratory log books

Basic Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree and 3 years of applicable scientific experience

OR

Bachelor's degree and 5 years of applicable scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Science (Analytical Chemistry, Physical, Life Sciences or related technical discipline.)
  • 1 or more years of experience performing analytical testing.
  • Strong theoretical understanding, research in, and hands-on experience in small molecule/peptide analysis in support of process development/scale up activities and formulation development in GMP and non-GMP environments
  • Experience with a broad array of chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques
  • Knowledge of related regulatory/industry considerations, compliance issues and/or scientific discovery Experience with operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of laboratory equipment and instrumentation related to analytical testing.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with internal and external clients, self‑motivation, resourcefulness, and a positive attitude.
  • Strong organizational and time leadership skills


Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

We understand that to successfully sustain and grow as a global enterprise and deliver for patients - we must ensure a diverse and inclusive work environment.

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.

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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.