Senior Associate, Manufacturing

Thousand Oaks, CA
Jun 04, 2021
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time


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

Senior Manufacturing Associate


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this dynamic role you will be part of the Manufacturing Systems team which is responsible for supporting manufacturing activities through new product introduction, improvement project implementation, supporting the multiproduct facility operation program, CAPA ownership, deviation trending, and optimization/implementation of single use technologies. The position is within the drug substance supply organization in ATO Building 23 which is a dynamic environment and an important launch point for Amgens pipeline products. The plant manufactures drug substance at all phases of clinical trials through commercial production. Responsibilities include.

  • Support document management and archiving.
  • Support validation protocol and report generation for the cleaning validation team.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and champion continual improvement.
  • Handle Quality Records, such as CCMS, CAPA, and deviations.
  • Draft and revise GMP manufacturing documents (SOPs, Forms)
  • Available to work various shifts (day, swing, graves, weekends, holidays, 5x8hrs, 4x10hrs) as instructed by the production schedule to execute validation and project tasks with minimal disruption to operations.
  • Ability to work in a clean room environment wearing steel toe shoes, full clean room gowning, hairnet and gloves when performing all work while following GMP documents (SOPs) with strict adherence to safety and compliance.

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The manufacturing professional we seek is meticulous with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree and 1 years of manufacturing and operations experience OR Associates degree and 2 years of manufacturing and operations experience OR High school diploma / GED and 3 years of manufacturing and operations experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Engineering or Life Sciences
  • Experience in GMP Technical Support roles, GMP operations, Engineering, or Process Development
  • Technical knowledge of drug substance processing and broad understanding of related disciplinary areas
  • Ability to optimally communicate complex technical information with internal and external colleagues of varying organizational levels in both presentation and technical writing forms
  • Ability to coach, mentor and/or cross train colleagues within core technical area
  • Ability to get results through leadership of cross-functional teams
  • Experience leading and managing projects
  • Equipment and Cleaning Validation experience
  • Understanding of single-use technologies
  • Data analysis and/or data visualization skills

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 Plancomprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefitswith compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor
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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.