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Associate Scientist - Process Development (PD) Pre-Pivotal Attribute Sciences

Amgen
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
  • Job Code
    117711289
Amgen

Job ID: R-92418
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360

Amgen's Attribute Sciences (AS) department within the Process Development (PD) organization defines the favorable quality characteristics of the therapies it produces and optimizes state-of-the-art analytical tools to guide that development. The Pivotal PD organizations focus is developing and commercializing robust manufacturing processes across a wide range of therapeutic modalities, including (but not limited to) monoclonal and bispecific antibodies, bispecific T-cell engagers ("BiTEs"), live modalities, and synthetic medicines.

The Department of Attribute Sciences in Process Development in Amgen is seeking an Associate Scientist with a background in affinity purification, mass spectroscopy (MS), liquid chromatography (LC), and capillary electrophoresis (CE); with some managerial skills and strong software proficiency with Empower and other electronic data/document management systems.

Under limited supervision, this hands-on laboratory-based position, Associate Scientist, in PD Pre-Pivotal AS would primarily be responsible for managing a sub-team of contract workers (CW), performing Product Quality (PQ) analysis for large volume of samples within set turn-around time (TAT) to meet client's needs in the ATO Rapid Analytics (RA) team. The candidate will be an integral member of a dynamic team, collaborating with research scientists at multiple Amgen sites, and working closely with groups in partner organizations.

Responsibilities:
  • Manage a sub-team of CW
  • Test samples using analytical tools, such CE and purification techniques
  • Adhere to ATO RA TAT for samples results
  • Ability to work and adapt in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Complete and review accurate electronic laboratory records in a timely fashion
  • Work with development team to implement methods, analyze and interpret data
  • Generate written reports as needed
  • Communicate project updates as appropriate
  • Solve technical problems with both instrument and assay issues as part of troubleshooting
  • Participate and present scientific data in meetings
  • Interact with clients for data and project demands
  • Maintain instruments and follow lab's general procedures


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree

OR

Associate degree and 4 years of Scientific experience

OR

High school diploma / GED and 6 years of Scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in life science or related field with 1-2 years of industry experience
  • Possess good technical analytical techniques for LC, CE analysis
  • Experience with automation and software for use in high throughput lab setting
  • Proficient using data analyses software, such as Chromeleon, Empower, and 32Karat
  • Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, a positive attitude and proactive mindset
  • Experience with Mass Spec is a plus


We understand that to optimally sustain and grow as a global enterprise and deliver for patients - we must ensure a diverse and inclusive work environment.

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 demonstrates 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.

The invaluable contributions of our hardworking Tampa team will help us develop the vital and innovative medicines that treat serious illness and unmet medical needs around the globe.

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.

PI117711289

<b>Amgen</b><br/><br/><b>Job ID: </b>R-92418<br/><b>Location: </b>Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360<br/><br/>Amgen's Attribute Sciences (AS) department within the Process Development (PD) organization defines the favorable quality characteristics of the therapies it produces and optimizes state-of-the-art analytical tools to guide that development. The Pivotal PD organizations focus is developing and commercializing robust manufacturing processes across a wide range of therapeutic modalities, including (but not limited to) monoclonal and bispecific antibodies, bispecific T-cell engagers ("BiTEs"), live modalities, and synthetic medicines.<br><br>The Department of Attribute Sciences in Process Development in Amgen is seeking an Associate Scientist with a background in affinity purification, mass spectroscopy (MS), liquid chromatography (LC), and capillary electrophoresis (CE); with some managerial skills and strong software proficiency with Empower and other electronic data/document management systems.<br><br>Under limited supervision, this hands-on laboratory-based position, Associate Scientist, in PD Pre-Pivotal AS would primarily be responsible for managing a sub-team of contract workers (CW), performing Product Quality (PQ) analysis for large volume of samples within set turn-around time (TAT) to meet client's needs in the ATO Rapid Analytics (RA) team. The candidate will be an integral member of a dynamic team, collaborating with research scientists at multiple Amgen sites, and working closely with groups in partner organizations.<br><br><b>Responsibilities:</b><br><ul><li>Manage a sub-team of CW</li><li>Test samples using analytical tools, such CE and purification techniques</li><li>Adhere to ATO RA TAT for samples results</li><li>Ability to work and adapt in a fast-paced and dynamic environment</li><li>Complete and review accurate electronic laboratory records in a timely fashion</li><li>Work with development team to implement methods, analyze and interpret data</li><li>Generate written reports as needed</li><li>Communicate project updates as appropriate</li><li>Solve technical problems with both instrument and assay issues as part of troubleshooting</li><li>Participate and present scientific data in meetings</li><li>Interact with clients for data and project demands</li><li>Maintain instruments and follow lab's general procedures</li></ul><br><br><b>Basic Qualifications:</b><br><br>Bachelor's degree<br><br>OR<br><br>Associate degree and 4 years of Scientific experience<br><br>OR<br><br>High school diploma / GED and 6 years of Scientific experience<br><br><b>Preferred Qualifications:</b><br><ul><li>Master's degree in life science or related field with 1-2 years of industry experience</li><li>Possess good technical analytical techniques for LC, CE analysis</li><li>Experience with automation and software for use in high throughput lab setting</li><li>Proficient using data analyses software, such as Chromeleon, Empower, and 32Karat</li><li>Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written</li><li>Strong organizational and interpersonal skills</li><li>Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, a positive attitude and proactive mindset</li><li>Experience with Mass Spec is a plus</li></ul><br><br>We understand that to optimally sustain and grow as a global enterprise and deliver for patients - we must ensure a diverse and inclusive work environment.<br><br>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.<br><br>Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and demonstrates 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>The invaluable contributions of our hardworking Tampa team will help us develop the vital and innovative medicines that treat serious illness and unmet medical needs around the globe.<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/X76WNQF24aOWUlR4ueYQ8"> <p>PI117711289</p>

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