Process Development Senior Associate (Attribute Sciences)

Cambridge, MA
Jul 17, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


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.We are looking for a Senior Associate in Pivotal Attribute Science group at Amgen Cambridge site. Our group focuses mainly on Synthetic Molecules Analytical Characterization.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Candidate will work with our Drug Substance Team to support their chemistry development by running analytical characterization on the samples (reaction samples, impurities, drug substance, raw materials).

  • Analytical characterization involves using LC, GC, KF and MS instruments on routine basis

  • Establish or follows established experimental design and performs routine analysis to obtain reproducible and reliable results with limited supervision using analytical techniques such as LC, GC etc. - Plans, conducts, analyzes and records experiments, and provides interpretation of data to the working team

  • Engages coworkers in scientific discussions

  • Skilled and/or knowledgeable in the use of standard laboratory equipment and with expertise in one or more major laboratory instruments/techniques

  • Effectively troubleshoots equipment and experimental difficulties

  • Participates in department-wide support efforts such as safety, scientific and laboratory committees Understands when to seek input and when to make independent judgments

Basic Qualifications:

Masters degree
Bachelors degree and 2 years of [Job Codes Discipline and/or Sub-Discipline] experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Analytical Chemistry or equivalent with 3-5 years of experience in Pharmaceutical Analytical Development.

  • Expertise in Liquid and Gas Chromatography separations. Experience supporting Drug Substance development using analytical techniques such LC, GC, KF and MS.


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