Amgen

Process Development Senior Scientist Pivotal Drug Product Technologies

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, CA
Posted
Jul 18, 2021
Ref
R-118513
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

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HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

If you feel like youre part of something bigger, its because you are. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve togetherresearching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. Its time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.

Process Development Senior Scientist Pivotal Drug Product Technologies

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What you will do

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

Role Responsibilities:

  • Serve as Drug Product Team Lead (DPLT) providing creative functional area strategies, designing and executing DOEs during the development of pivotal and commercial ready programs.

  • Lead cross-functional teams and guide junior scientists 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.

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

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What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The scientist professional we seek is a self-starter with these qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of life sciences industry experience

OR

Masters degree and 5 years of life sciences industry experience

OR

Bachelors degree and 7 years of life sciences industry experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Material Sciences, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or other relevant scientific fields with approximately 4+ years of experience in pharmaceutical industry with emphasis, but not limited to oral solid dosage forms

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

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

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

  • Experience interacting with Contract Research/Manufacturing Organizations

  • Experience in authoring regulatory documentation (IND, MA, etc.) and interacting with regulatory authorities

  • Design, execution and conduction of independent formulation research

  • A solid publication record

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills that enable effective management and resolution of complex, project-related issues involving collaborations with multiple functional areas.

Thrive

What you can expect of us

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.

  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization

  • 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

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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.