Amgen

Sr Associate Quality Control

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, CA
Posted
May 17, 2022
Ref
R-144545
Discipline
Quality, Quality Control
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

Lets do this. Lets change the world.

Under minimum supervision, the Sr Associate Quality Control candidate is responsible for performing compendial analytical testing and supporting Quality Control (QC) High Throughput Lab (HTL) group (e.g. Total Organic Carbon (TOC), USP Conductivity, PH Determination, Visual Appearance, Protein Concentration Determination, Bacterial Endotoxin Testing (BET))

This position will be responsible for one or more of the following activities:

  • Perform routine laboratory procedures such as sample analysis, standard and solution preparation.

  • Responsible for documenting, compiling, interpreting, reviewing and entering laboratory data.

  • Providing and communicating results, maintaining/operating specialized equipment and drafting and revising documents such as Analytical Methods, SOPs and technical reports.

  • Support introduction of new methods/techniques into the lab.

  • Must learn and align with safety guidelines and cGMPs/CFRs which includes, but is not limited to, the maintenance of training records, laboratory documentation, written procedures, building monitoring systems and laboratory log books.

  • Perform basic troubleshooting.

Win

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The dynamic professional we seek is an employee with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Master's degree

Or

Bachelors degree and 2 years of Quality Control, Quality Assurance or related experience

Or

Associates degree and 6 years of Quality Control, Quality Assurance or related experience

Or

High school diploma / GED and 8 years of Quality Control, Quality Assurance or related experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in Endotoxin, Protein concentration analysis and General Lab

  • Ability to adhere to regulatory requirements, written procedures and safety guidelines

  • Ability to evaluate documentation/data according to company and regulatory guidelines

  • Ability to organize work, handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Must be detail orientated

  • Must be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and requirements

  • Demonstrate understanding of regulatory requirements, safety guidelines and factors impacting compliance

  • Demonstrates understanding of when and how to appropriately escalate.

  • May identify, recommend and implement improvements related to routine job functions.

  • Must learn and follow safety guideline and cGMPs.Basic

Thrive

Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also 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 improve 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

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and demonstrates its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve peoples lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the worlds leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

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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.

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, Puerto Rico and Canada 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.