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Process Development Downstream Bioprocess Engineer

Employer
Amgen
Location
West Greenwich, Rhode Island
Start date
Jun 4, 2024

Job Details

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.

Process Development Downstream Bioprocess Engineer

Live

What you will do

Lets do this! Lets change the world! In this vital role you will be part of a team focused on bioprocess purification process optimization, drug substance manufacturing support and new product introductions. The site operates two multiproduct facilities that manufacture a range of innovative biologic and biosimilar medicines. This role will be immersed in all aspects of operations in a commercial bulk drug substance facility.

  • Apply a fundamental understanding of protein purification unit operations to support commercial manufacturing processes:
  • Large Scale Column Chromatography
  • Tangential flow filtration
  • Normal Flow Filtration
  • Virus Inactivation and Virus Filtration
  • Use comprehensive understanding of chemical engineering principles for the scale up of unit operations from bench to commercial scale.
  • Provide technical leadership in solving clinical and commercial drug substance process issues involving equipment, scale, and raw materials. Evaluate process capabilities to develop and implement process and yield improvement opportunities.
  • Partner with the Process Development laboratories to design experimentation to support process scale up. Perform technical review of data, and author and review GMP documentation.
  • Execute technology transfer projects to support Amgen Network initiatives. Provide floor support during clinical and validation runs.
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 a motivated individual with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:
  • High school diploma / GED and 8 years of Process Development or Operations experience
  • Associates degree and 6 years of Process Development or Operations experience
  • Bachelors degree and 2 years of Process Development or Operations experience
  • Masters degree
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1-2 years of experience in a Biotech/Pharma Process Development and/or Manufacturing Support role for drug substance manufacturing.
  • Possess basic understanding of regulatory and cGMP requirements
  • Able to apply engineering principles and statistical analysis, including design of experiments, in-order to solve processing issues and evaluate opportunities for process improvements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Demonstrated ability to work under moderate direction.
  • Able to analyze and interpret data
  • Be a self-starter with the ability to take on several projects at one time
Thrive

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.

The expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is posted. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

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
Apply now for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

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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.

Company

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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Company info
Website
Phone
805-447-1000
Location
Corporate Headquarters
One Amgen Center Drive
Thousand Oaks
California
91320-1799
US

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