1+ months

Associate Manufacturing - Cell Culture

Amgen
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
  • Job Code
    115472518
Amgen

Job ID: R-87900
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360

Amgen is seeking an Associate Manufacturing-Cell Culture at its main headquarters in Thousand Oaks, CA within the fast paced and multifaceted environment of the B23 upstream Cell Culture team. This role will report to the Manager Manufacturing and will perform operations for cell culture production .

B23 is at the forefront of Amgen manufacturing, supplying both clinical and commercial material for Amgen's drug pipeline.

Responsibilities
  • Hands-on operation, set-up, cleaning, and sanitization of bioreactors and various cell culture support vessels
  • Prepare buffers/media per defined manufacturing procedures (MPs) and standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Follow GMP documents (SOPs, MPs) with strict adherence to safety and compliance
  • Perform and monitor critical processes
  • Perform in process sampling of cell culture equipment and operate analytical equipment
  • Perform washroom activities; clean equipment, small to large scale, used in production activities
  • Maintain an organized and clean workspace and work in a clean room environment wearing steel toe shoes, full clean room gowning, hairnet and latex gloves when performing all work
  • Initiate quality nonconformance reports and draft and revise documents (SOPs, MPs)
  • Identify, recommend, and implement improvements related to routine functions
  • Assist in the review of documentation for assigned functions (equipment logs, batch records)
  • Create a positive work environment through interactions with team members


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
  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology and/or Life Sciences
  • Able to work in teams to complete operational tasks
  • Ability to take initiative, take direction well, follow documents and policies at all times
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs and work while standing for long durations
  • Available to work various shifts (day, swing, graves, weekends, holidays, 5x8hrs, 4x10hrs) as dictated by the production schedule


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.

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 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.

PI115472518

<b>Amgen</b><br/><br/><b>Job ID: </b>R-87900<br/><b>Location: </b>Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360<br/><br/>Amgen is seeking an Associate Manufacturing-Cell Culture at its main headquarters in Thousand Oaks, CA within the fast paced and multifaceted environment of the B23 upstream Cell Culture team. This role will report to the Manager Manufacturing and will perform operations for cell culture production .<br><br>B23 is at the forefront of Amgen manufacturing, supplying both clinical and commercial material for Amgen's drug pipeline.<br><br><b>Responsibilities</b><br><ul><li>Hands-on operation, set-up, cleaning, and sanitization of bioreactors and various cell culture support vessels</li><li>Prepare buffers/media per defined manufacturing procedures (MPs) and standard operating procedures (SOPs)</li><li>Follow GMP documents (SOPs, MPs) with strict adherence to safety and compliance</li><li>Perform and monitor critical processes</li><li>Perform in process sampling of cell culture equipment and operate analytical equipment</li><li>Perform washroom activities; clean equipment, small to large scale, used in production activities</li><li>Maintain an organized and clean workspace and work in a clean room environment wearing steel toe shoes, full clean room gowning, hairnet and latex gloves when performing all work</li><li>Initiate quality nonconformance reports and draft and revise documents (SOPs, MPs)</li><li>Identify, recommend, and implement improvements related to routine functions</li><li>Assist in the review of documentation for assigned functions (equipment logs, batch records)</li><li>Create a positive work environment through interactions with team members</li></ul><br><br><b>Basic Qualifications </b><br><br>Bachelor's degree<br><br>OR Associate's degree and 4 years of Manufacturing and Operations experience<br><br>OR High school diploma / GED and 6 years of Manufacturing and Operations experience<br><br><b>Preferred Qualifications </b><br><ul><li>Bachelor's Degree in Biology and/or Life Sciences</li><li>Able to work in teams to complete operational tasks</li><li>Ability to take initiative, take direction well, follow documents and policies at all times</li><li>Mechanically inclined</li><li>Able to lift up to 50lbs and work while standing for long durations</li><li>Available to work various shifts (day, swing, graves, weekends, holidays, 5x8hrs, 4x10hrs) as dictated by the production schedule</li></ul><br><br>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.<br><br>Join Us <br> <br> 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. <br> <br> 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. <br> <br> 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. <br> <br> 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.<br/><br/> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/LYWD8Gsq7kGyFB74iq27g"> <p>PI115472518</p>

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Posted: 2019-11-14 Expires: 2019-12-15

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