Associate Pilot Plant, Upstream

  • Amgen
  • Newbury Park, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320, USA
  • Nov 02, 2017
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description

R-44666 Associate Pilot Plant, Upstream

Job Summary
Amgen is seeking an entry level Associate to execute a variety of production and technology related operations in a large-scale pilot plant.

The pilot plant delivers data and material to support process development of early and late stage clinical biologic molecules. In addition, the pilot plant prototypes and develops new technologies to support advancement of Amgen s equipment and operations for current and future biologic facilities.

This Associate will perform hands on operation of current and future cell culture equipment. The cell culture equipment typically includes wave bioreactors, stainless steel and single use bioreactors, ATFs and equipment cleaning. In addition, the applicant may perform new product introductions, technology transfer, experiment design, equipment commissioning, and participate in equipment design. The applicant will communicate results through authoring standard operating procedures, documenting results in electronic lab notebooks, manufacturing procedures, presentations, or meeting notes. The applicant will analyze data, process results, summarize findings, and identify challenges to future commercial processes. Must be able to work off hours or non-standard shifts.

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

Preferred Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have strong verbal and written communication skills. In addition, the candidate will have demonstrated analytical, project management, and continuous improvement. The successful candidate will be able to work off hours or non-standard shifts.

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 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.

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.

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.
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