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Associate Manufacturing

Holly Springs, NC
Start date
Sep 22, 2023

Job Details


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.

Be part of Amgen's newest and most advanced drug substance manufacturing plant. When completed, the Amgen FleX Batch facility will combine the latest in disposable technologies with traditional stainless-steel equipment to allow for maximum flexibility in operations. The FleX Batch facility will not only feature the best in-class drug substance manufacturing technologies with embedded industry 4.0 capabilities, but it will also integrate sustainability innovations to reduce carbon and waste, as part of Amgen's plan to be a carbon-neutral company by 2027.

Associate Manufacturing (Multiple Positions)


What you will do

Lets do this! Lets change the world! In this dynamic role, you will be an Associate in the manufacturing organization at Amgen North Carolina (ANC). The initial schedule will be Monday-Friday, 8-hour days, and may include work from home. The schedule will transition to shifts upon completion of startup activities and as business needs dictate. Associates will be completing operations on the floor in either upstream, downstream, or solution prep, and are responsible for the manufacturing of cGMP (Current Good Manufacturing Practices) drug substance.

With general direction, the Associate will support all floor operations in accordance with cGMP practices.

Responsibilities will include...


Completes work in accordance with established cGMP procedures and policies (Standard Operating Procedures [SOPs], Manufacturing Procedures [MPs], Job Hazard Analysis [JHAs], Code of Federal Regulations [CFR]) with strict adherence to safety and compliance

Assure proper gowning and aseptic techniques are always followed


Perform hands-on operations including set-up, cleaning, sanitization, monitoring of equipment and assigned area

Run and monitor critical process tasks per assigned procedures

Perform in-process sampling, operate analytical equipment, and complete process documentation (Electronic Batch Records [EBRs])

Complete washroom activities: cleaning equipment, small to large scale, used in production activities

Identify and escalate issues and concerns regarding daily routine functions related to process and tasks; may engage with team on potential solutions

Perform documentation for assigned functions (i.e., equipment logs, EBRs)

Collaborate as part of a cross-functional team (i.e., QA/QC, F&E (Facilities & Engineering), PPIC, Mfg., PD (Process Development), Regulatory, etc.) in completing production activities

Maintain an organized, clean, and workable space


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The hard-working professionals we seek are team players with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

High School/GED + 2 years manufacturing and/or other regulated environment experience


Associates Degree + 6 months manufacturing and/or other regulated environment experience


Bachelors Degree

Preferred Qualifications:

Completion of NC BioWorks Certification Program

Experience in a regulated industry such as biotechnology or pharmaceutical

Basic understanding and process experience in a cGMP manufacturing facility

Excellent verbal and written communication

Proficient Microsoft Office skills, and knowledge of other electronic systems such as EBR/MES, Delta V, and Electronic Quality Systems

An ability to demonstrate desire and drive to learn and grow their understanding of operations and processes


What 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 $69,673 - $81,215.

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

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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 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.


We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.

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