Associate Quality Control

Thousand Oaks, CA
Jul 24, 2021
Quality, Quality Control
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.

Associate Quality Control - Clinical Process & Chemical Analysis


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will work in a Cell biology dynamic team environment to support testing, and projects within the group. The position will perform data analysis and document results in technical reports/presentations. You will be responsible for cell Biology lab activities including analytical testing and approving, tracking and trending of data, equipment qualification and maintenance, method validation and qualification, project management, provide technical expertise.

  • Execute routine and non-routine testing procedures and assays

  • Create and review methods and procedures for completeness and accuracy

  • Maintain testing equipment at a high level to quality to ensure accuracy and consistency of test results

  • Perform data analysis of testing results and communicate results to appropriate sources

  • Align with safety guidelines

  • Learn and follow Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), and Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), which includes, but is not limited to, the maintenance of training records, laboratory notebooks, written procedures, equipment monitoring systems and laboratory logbooks

  • Responsible for documenting, computing, compiling, interpreting, reviewing, and entering data

  • Responsible for the inventory management of all media and reagents

  • Partner with subject-matter-experts and/or responsible for the design of special project studies

  • Ensure the timely disposal of tested samples


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Associate professional we seek is a problem solver with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors degree


Associates degree and 4 years of Quality or Operations experience


High school diploma / GED and 6 years of Quality or Operations experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences

  • 5+ years experience with mammalian cell culture and bioassay analytical methods

  • 5+ years of biopharmaceutical and/or medical technology experience with growing responsibility in the organization

  • Experience in biotechnology with cGMP regulations, practices and requirements pertaining to the manufacturing and testing of biopharmaceuticals (including distribution, QA, QC, validation and process development) with a track record of strong scientific contributions and project leadership

  • Demonstrated ability to independently identify, develop and implement scientific solutions to practical problems; ability to apply established platform approaches and utilize solid

  • Knowledge and experience with data trending, metrics generation, authoring protocols/reports, and authoring SOPs and using the Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

  • Experience working with internal and external inspectors

  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of laboratory equipment and operations, including working with hazardous compounds and chemicals


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 benefits

Apply now for a career that defies imagination

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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.