Process Development Associate

Thousand Oaks, CA
Oct 06, 2021
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.

Process Development Associate


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this role you will be purifying monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies, conjugating proteins, Culturing adherent and suspension cell lines to create large cell banks for use in Quality Control cell-based assays, and managing a sophisticated inventory database.

  • Assess, develop and implement process improvements for generation and inventory management of all critical reagents
  • Purifying/Conjugating proteins for use in Quality Control and Attribute Sciences
  • Characterization of Critical Reagents (using Biacore, 2D gel/western blots)
  • Preparation of Certificates of Analysis


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our outstanding contributions to serve patients. The scientific professional we seek is a will possess these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors degree


Associates Degree and 4 years Scientific experience


High School Diploma/GED and 6 years Scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in protein purification and cell culture/cell biology techniques, Antibody Conjugation, and Purification.
  • Candidate should demonstrate the ability to understand, apply, and evaluate cell biology.
  • knowledge of Change Control Management System (CCMS), Nonconformance system.
  • Experience in inventory database management
  • Detail oriented and excellent documentation skills
  • Communicates optimally with others, using appropriate diplomacy and sensitivity; makes others feel respected, valued and understood; works well in teams
  • Strong and broad skills using the tools and techniques of Project Management; specifically, knowledge of SharePoint and Smartsheet
  • Innovation and complexity: Make changes in systems and processes to tackle problems or improve efficiency of job area.
  • Successfully leads multiple projects from conception through completion
  • Proficient in and demonstrates extensive hands-on experience with general cell and molecular biology techniques.
  • Advanced scientific/technical reading/writing skills, advanced scientific analysis skills, and advanced laboratory work skills


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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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.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States and Puerto Rico to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.