HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?
Youve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? 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. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.
Sr Associate ManufacturingLive
What you will do
Lets do this! Lets change the world! In this vital role you will be part of the Manufacturing Systems team which is responsible for supporting manufacturing activities through new product introduction, new technology and equipment introduction, continual improvement projects, supporting the multiproduct facility operation program, CAPA ownership, deviation trending, and optimization/implementation of single use technologies. The position is within the drug substance supply organization in ATO Building 23 which is a dynamic environment and an important launch point for Amgens pipeline products. The plant manufactures drug substance at all phases of clinical trials through commercial production.Responsibilities include:
Support manufacturing by providing subject-matter expertise for drug substance upstream and downstream processes as process owner (PPO) or Single-use SME
Lead sophisticated projects or parts of projects using project management skills.
Resolve quick issues and implement function tests to troubleshoot and optimize process
Write protocols and reports in support of validation, function testing, equipment commissioning and qualification, and change management.
Own Quality Records, such as CCMS, CAPA, and CAPA-EV.
Available to work various shifts (day, swing, graves, weekends, holidays, 5x8hrs, 4x10hrs) as instructed by the production schedule to execute function-testing and project tasks with minimal disruption to operations.
Must be able to work in a clean room environment wearing steel toe shoes, full clean room gowning, hairnet and gloves when performing all work while following GMP documents (SOPs) with strict adherence to safety and compliance.
Apply technical process, scientific, operational, and compliance knowledge with analytical troubleshooting skills to support the implementation of new technologies into the plant.
Demonstrate strategic problem-solving skills and champion continual improvement.
Ability to be on-site (flexible worker)
As Process owner:
Support operational readiness of new technologies, equipment, or processes by applying technical process, scientific, operational, and compliance knowledge with project management skills
Develop/own drug substance manufacturing processes and procedures. Draft and revise GMP manufacturing documents (SOPs, Forms). Draft and develop user requirements for new technologies.
As Single-use SME:
Support New Product introduction and projects through SUS mapping
Support manufacturing and quality through the SUS defect/leak triage process perform troubleshooting on the floor, initiate investigation and bring leaks and defects to triage
Initiate EN/SICAR records and follow process to conclusion, including working with vendors on investigation.
Maintain up-to-date EN/SICAR/EE trackers and manage or lead small to medium projects
Understand single-use material capabilities and user requirements for new technologies.
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.
Masters degree Or
Bachelors degree and 2 years of manufacturing and operations experience Or
Associates degree and 6 years of manufacturing and operations experience Or
High school diploma / GED and 8 years of manufacturing and operations experience
Degree in Engineering or Life Sciences
3 years or more experience in Drug substance GMP technical support roles, GMP manufacturing, Engineering, Process Development, or equivalent.
Technical knowledge of drug substance processing and broad understanding of related disciplinary areas
Ability to successfully communicate complex technical information with internal and external colleagues of varying organizational levels in both presentation and technical writing forms
Ability to coach, mentor and/or cross train colleagues within core technical area.
Team player - Ability to support process owner team by reprioritizing or readjusting projects, tasks, or responsibilities.
Ability to drive results through leadership of cross-functional teams
Experience leading and managing projects
Understanding of single-use technologies
Data analysis and/or data visualization skills
Excellent writing skills. Presentation experience presentation to leadership or auditors.
Determines work tasks and timelines self-sufficiently ability to navigate through ambiguity and prioritize effectively
Proficiency in Smartsheet and excel, Trackwise, visio, pi, SAP, spotfire
ThriveWhat you can expect of us
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.
This position will be paid on an hourly basis. The annualized base pay range for this opportunity in the U.S. is $80,270 - $97,036.
In addition to the base salary, Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:
Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.
A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan
Stock-based long-term incentives
Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns
Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible
for a career that defies imagination
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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 cancers, 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.