Amgen

Process Development Associate Scientist

Employer
Amgen
Location
West Greenwich, RI
Posted
Jan 21, 2022
Ref
R-128937
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time

HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

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.

Live

What you will do

Letsdo this.Letschange the world. In this vital role you will be the liaison to our customers by providing clinical knowledge of our products to medical professionals.

Do you want to help shape the future of biopharmaceutical manufacturing? Would you like to work with a highly motivated team of process science professionals to positively impact patients lives?

We have a position available for a Process Development Associate Scientist to join our Rhode Island Site; this is a laboratory-based role. The Process Development organization at Amgen develops, characterizes, and leads the commercialization of the drug substance manufacturing processes for all late-stage and commercial programs across the Amgen portfolio. This role provides opportunities to develop leadership, teamwork and communication skills through partnership with colleagues in the wider Process Development, Manufacturing, and Quality organizations. Further, the Process Development Associate Scientist will be immersed in all aspects of a world-class commercial bulk drug facility.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Application of fundamental principles of purification sciences to design and execute small-scale experiments supporting the investigation, development, characterization, and optimization of commercial programs.
  • Utilize problem-solving skills to rapidly find solutions to process challenges.
  • Ability to collaborate both in a team as well as work independently in a compliant manner focused on safety and data integrity.
  • Demonstrate the desire to develop advanced technical skills and scientific knowledge in purification, thereby further contributing to the coordinated group.
Basic Qualifications:Bachelor's degree

OR

Associate degree and 4 years of Scientific experience

Or

High school diploma / GED and 6 years of Scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications (Associate Scientist)

Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Life Sciences, or other relevant sciences.

Purification sciences problem-solving experience in both a process development and commercial manufacturing support environment.

Expertise operating Tecan, AKTA, small-scale column packing.

Demonstration of yield improvement, optimization, and cost savings ideas.

Excellent verbal communication and scientific writing skills.

Proven success working with a diverse team in a dynamic, multi-functional environment.

Experience utilizing design of experiments and statistical analysis of data.

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.

Win

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients.

Thrive

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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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 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 accommodation.


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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided 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 accommodation.

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.