Amgen

Contract Manufacturing Specialist

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, CA
Posted
Nov 17, 2021
Ref
R-132611
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Contract

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.

Contract Manufacturing Specialist

Live

What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will lead:

Manufacturing operations: Ensure accuracy and completion of data entries and/or tasks for budget development, monitoring, and reporting; inputs to contracts, confidentiality disclosure agreement(s), scope of work agreement(s), request for pricing/information, supply agreement(s) etc. Own NC Class II/III records, CAPA, CAPA EV, and more complex change control records.

Site performance monitoring: Report contract site performance metrics to site lead; identify improvement opportunities for site performance; daily duties will include coordination, issuance, and review of meeting minutes, conclusions from analysis of data and metrics, continuous improvement and standardization of performance tools used by the Work Center Teams (WCT), oversight and reporting of procurement/payment of invoices, and active participation in WCT meetings with the contract site as well as internal site team.

Project Management and Technology transfers: Follow-up and track activities in a department-wide project from conception to implementation and close-out. Manage timeline and highlight risks of transfer team activities; coordinate risk management activities as part of transfer; provide escalation to the right level.

Competencies
  • Demonstrated matrix management and influencing skills
  • Manufacturing and cGMP knowledge / experience
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills
  • Operational Excellence proficiency and ability to drive continuous improvement
  • Financial/budgeting knowledge and business acumen
  • Proficient project management skills
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking
  • Understanding of contractual requirements
  • Technical writing and multi-level communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead effectively in collaborative/team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, drive action, and work under minimum supervision

Win

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The management professional we seek is a collaborative cross-functional leader with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree

OR

Masters degree and 3 years of contract manufacturing management experience

Or

Bachelors degree and 5 of contract manufacturing management experience

Or

Associates degree and 10 years of contract manufacturing management experience

Or

High school diploma / GED and 12 years of contract manufacturing management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Business Administration, Engineering, or Science-related field
  • 5+ years of experience in protein, API, DS, DP, or packaging manufacturing environment
  • 5+ years in roles requiring knowledge of cGMP principles, FDA and other regulatory guidelines, and validation principles
  • 2+ years of project management experience leading multi-functional and/or multi-location team
  • 1+ years of experience working with external parties and/or leading cross-functional teams for clinical and/or commercial products

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

Apply now

for a career that defies imagination

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.

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Equal Opportunity Statement

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.