Amgen

Process Development Scientist-- Pivotal Synthetic Drug Product Technology

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, CA
Posted
Jun 09, 2021
Ref
R-120912
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

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.

Process Development Scientist Pivotal Synthetic Drug Product Technology

Live

What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will serve as part of the Drug Product Team (DPT) providing creative functional area strategies, crafting and executing DOEs during the development of pivotal and commercial ready programs.

  • Be a part of cross-functional teams and work towards innovative and fast pace development approaches

  • Interface within the DPT department and with other Amgen functions, such as Drug Substance Technologies, Attribute Sciences, Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, Supply Chain, Contract Manufacturing, Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism, Clinical Development, Biostatistics, etc.

  • This Amgens leader will be a part of cross-functional teams and work towards innovative and fast pace development approaches

  • The individual will effectively interface within the DPT department and with other Amgen functions, such as Drug Substance Technologies, Attribute Sciences, Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, Supply Chain, Contract Manufacturing, Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism, Clinical Development, Biostatistics, etc.

  • Individual will help craft and execute experiments

  • Individual will summarize results in technical documents, regulatory filings and presentations

  • In addition, this role will have proactive and effective interaction with external industrial (eg. IQ consortium) and academic groups (eg. University consortia)

Win

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The groundbreaking and motivated professional we seek is a scientist with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree.

OR

Masters degree and 4 years of scientific related experience

OR

Bachelors degree and 6 years of scientific related experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Material Sciences, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or other relevant scientific fields

  • Experience in pharmaceutical industry with emphasis, but not limited to multiparticulate dosage forms

  • Experience on parenteral and or pediatric formulations, and unique dosage forms

  • Experience in patent application process basics and an awareness of national and regional laws, making up the international legal framework for patents is preferred.

  • Experience on the application of physics-based (such as discrete element models, computational fluid dynamics, finite element analysis) engineering (conservation laws), to better understand, control, develop and improve pharmaceutical manufacturing processes.

  • In depth understanding of unit operations for the manufacture of oral solid dosage forms

  • Experience in optimization and scale-up studies using QbD principles

  • Experience in mathematical modeling (statistical models such as LVM) techniques

  • Design, completion and conduction of independent formulation research

  • Evidence of a publication record

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 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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Equal Opportunity Statement

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.