Amgen

Mfg Process Technician

Employer
Amgen
Location
West Greenwich, RI, US
Posted
May 04, 2021
Ref
R-117915
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Associate of Manufacturing will work in a dynamic production environment at the Amgen Drug Substance plant supporting development, clinical, and launch activities. Under general supervision, employee will perform operations in the Manufacturing area. Operations will be performed according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

Responsibilities include:
  • Hands-on operations: set-up, cleaning, and sanitization of various manufacturing equipment
  • Preparing buffers/media per defined manufacturing procedures (MPs) and standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Following GMP documents (SOPs, MPs) with strict adherence to safety and compliance
  • Performing and monitoring critical processes with the ability to perform basic troubleshooting
  • Performing in-process sampling of equipment and operating analytical equipment
  • Performing washroom activities: clean small and large scale equipment used in production activities
  • Maintaining an organized and clean workspace
  • Working in a clean room environment wearing steel toe shoes, full clean room gowning, hairnet and gloves when performing all work
  • Initiating quality deviation reports
  • Drafting and revising documents (SOPs, MPs)
  • Identifying, recommending, and implementing improvements related to routine functions
  • Assisting in the review of documentation for assigned functions (equipment logs, batch records)
  • Performing activities that include periods of rigorous, repetitive work
  • Working around high-pressure systems and occasionally work around heavy equipment
  • Available to work rotating 12 hr day shift (0630 - 1900)


Basic Qualifications

Associate's degree and 2 years of manufacturing experience
OR
2 years in a technical school setting with hands-on experience
OR
High school diploma / GED and 4 years of manufacturing experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1+ year of manufacturing experience
  • Familiarity with GMP, SOP, dispensing, raw materials
  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology and/or Life Sciences
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Ability to work in teams
  • Ability to take direction well, follow documents and policies at all times
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Create a positive work environment through interactions with team members
  • Able to regularly lift up to 35lbs, push and pull objects that require up to 50lbs of force, and work for long durations
  • Able to perform the list of physical movements that may be necessary to perform daily functions on the production floor: bending, reaching above the head, climbing, kneeling, squatting, stooping, walking upstairs, and standing on portable stairs or ladders up to 6 feet off of the ground.


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.