Career CategoryManufacturingJob Description
Under general supervision, the Associate Manufacturing will perform manufacturing processes according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's). This position will be supporting a non-standard shift organization that may include weekends and night shifts, as per business needs. This role will be crucial for Amgen's success and a key contributor in the AML7-Fermentation organization.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Support non-standard shifts organization (first, second, third, twelve hours and/or weekend shifts), as per business needs
Hands-on operations, set-up, clean, sanitize and prepare media and buffers per procedures
Perform and monitor critical processes
Execute routine validation protocols
Comply with GMP's
Regularly draft and revise "routine" documents (e.g. SOP's)
Initiate Quality incidents
Identify and recommend improvements related to routine functions and implement after approval
Recognize & accurately report problems
Direct operators on critical processes
Assist in the review of documentation for assigned functions (e.g. equipment logs, routine area audits, batch records)
May train staff to perform hands-on tasks
May act as safety representative
May assist with system ownership responsibilities
Basic Education & Experience
Educational discipline in Life/Natural Science and/or Engineering
Manufacturing experience in pharmaceutical industry
Experience with bulk manufacturing operations in a drug substance facility within the GMP regulated industry.
Ability to assemble, disassembles, operate and understand complex equipment per procedures
Experience with lab equipment and computers
Good communications skills in English and Spanish
Intermediate mathematical skills
Clear, concise writing skills
Basic problem solving skills
Ability to interact constructively with peers
Ability to understand, applies, and evaluates basic chemistry, biology, and physical principles
Exhibits Amgen's values
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.
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 cancer, 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.