Amgen

Specialist QA

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Posted
Apr 30, 2021
Ref
R-117451
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

You've earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you've worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared mission-to serve patients-drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world's leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

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Let's do this! Let's change the world!
Description

Provide high complexity tactical support to Site Leads across multiple Quality Systems and Processes.
Key Responsibilities
  • Perform tactical batch disposition activities in support of lot release
  • Lead and own NC, CAPA and Change Control records for External Supply Quality
  • Lead and drive Quality records to closure independently
  • Provide tactical information to the networks (i.e., metrics to QMR, MR, data verification, trending, periodic monitoring, APR)
  • Call out risks or roadblocks to management
  • Drive timely decision making using DAI principles
  • Drive continuous improvements and Amgen first mentality
  • Train on required Quality Systems (NCMS, CCMS, LIMS, SAP, and others as applicable)
Authority
  • Own Quality record content
  • Proposes revisions to SOPs in area of responsibility
Win

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek will have these qualifications.
  • Doctorate degree OR
  • Master's degree & 2 years of directly related experience OR
  • Bachelor's degree & 4 years of directly related experience OR
  • Associate's degree & 10 years of directly related experience OR
  • High school diploma / GED & 12 years of directly related experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 4+ years of quality and manufacturing experience in biotech or pharmaceutical industry
  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science Field
  • cGMP Experience
  • Ability to lead all aspects of multiple projects simultaneously
  • Able to successfully lead workload to timelines
  • Familiarity with basic project management tools
  • Ability to negotiate a position after taking feedback from multiple sources
  • Proven ability to consistently deliver timely, and high-quality results
  • Ability to operate in a matrixed or team environment
  • Understanding of the applicable manufacturing/testing processes (i.e. API, Drug Substance, Drug Product, Packaging, Device manufacturing processes)
  • Ability to travel +/- 10% of time to domestic and international Amgen sites
Thrive

Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates' professional and personal growth and well-being.
  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey
  • A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act
  • Generous Total Rewards Plan-comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits-with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor
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for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

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Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

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.