Process Development Associate Scientist - Large Molecule Release Testing

Thousand Oaks, CA
Aug 02, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
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.

Process Development Associate Scientist Large Molecule Release Testing


What you will do Lets do this.

Lets change the world. In this vital role you will perform routine sample testing in a phase-appropriate GMP setting.

Generating robust and reliable data, organizing and reporting data in validated system under minimal direction

Cell culture maintenance, reagents/media/buffer preparation and relevant support

Performing cell-based assays, binding assays, ELISA and PCR assays etc.

Routine laboratory maintenance such as restocking, ordering and assistance in critical reagent management.

Method transfer and troubleshooting


What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

Masters degree and 2 years of lab-based industry experience


Bachelors degree and 4 years of lab-based industry experience

Preferred Qualifications:

B.S or M.S. Degree in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biochemistry or related technical subject area

2-demonstrated ability in the biotech industry including but not limited to GxP regulations.

Experience in cell culture, cell-based bioassay, immunoassays and QPCR etc.

Experience developing, qualifying, and testing analytical methods

Excellent documentation skills, including an understanding of GxP requirements

Excellent communication (oral and written) skills and attention to detail


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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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.