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Vacancy: MANUFACTURING ASSOCIATE - PILOT PLANT, California - Thousand Oaks, USA

Vacancy: MANUFACTURING ASSOCIATE - PILOT PLANT, California - Thousand Oaks, USA
Posted on: Sep.2.2021


You’ve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you’ve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this dynamic role you will execute a variety of production and technology related operations in the Downstream (Purification) area of their large-scale pilot plant. The pilot plant delivers data and material to support process development of early and late stage clinical biologic molecules. The plant also prototypes and develops new technologies to support advancement of Amgen’s equipment and operations for current and future biologic facilities. Responsibilities include:

-Perform hands on operations of purification equipment--large scale chromatography, various types of filtration, ultrafiltration /diafiltration and equipment cleaning.
-Perform new product introductions, technology transfer, experiment design, equipment commissioning, and participate in equipment design.
-Communicate results through authoring standard operating procedures, detailing results in electronic lab notebooks, manufacturing procedures, presentations, or meeting notes
-Analyze data, process results, summarize findings, and identify challenges to future commercial processes

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Manufacturing professional we seek is a collaborative partner with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree OR Associate’s degree and 4 years of Manufacturing, Scientific or Operations experience OR High school diploma / GED and 6 years of Manufacturing, Scientific or Operations experience

Preferred Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree and previous bio-processing/biotech experience
-Strong verbal and written communication skills.
-Analytical, project management, and continuous improvement skills.
-Ability to work off hours or non-standard shifts

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 Plan—comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits—with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

About Us

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 leverages its biologics manufacturing expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's 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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