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Undergrad Co-Op - OPS (Pilot Plant)

Amgen
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
  • Job Code
    130157474
Amgen

Job ID: R-111805
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US

Amgen is the world's leading biotechnology company. Nurtured on a foundation of strong values, Amgen is deeply rooted in science and innovation to transform new ideas and discoveries into medicines for patients with serious illnesses. Our mission is to serve patients, and we encompass this with each initiative, goal and task we have in mind! It guides us as we continue to research, manufacture and deliver new medicines and reach millions of patients. Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. We use our global talent to achieve together-to transform the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health. Amgen: We live the mission. We win together. We thrive on continual challenge.

We are seeking a co-op for the Thousand Oaks, CA Pilot Plant to work on a variety of production and engineering projects in the downstream area remotely. Projects will center around support for downstream activities (e.g. chromatography, filtration, centrifugation, UF/DF, buffer preparation and equipment setup/cleaning) and potentially supporting technology development activities including characterization efforts. A significant amount of time will be spent on automation improvements, production streamlining, technology development testing support, and data visualization efforts.

This Pilot Plant performs bioprocessing operations for multiple mammalian products in order to develop and demonstrate production processes and to produce drug substance for a variety of purposes. The plant performs upstream and downstream production activities, from vial thaw through drug substance production. The environment is a fast-paced, challenging and ever-changing environment, with varying degrees of process definition and frequent piloting of novel process operations and technologies.

Basic Qualifications

Amgen requires that all individuals applying for an undergraduate internship or an undergraduate co-op assignment at Amgen must meet the following criteria:

18 years or older

Currently enrolled in a full time Bachelor's Degree program from an accredited college or university with a 3.0 minimum GPA or equivalent

Completion of one year of study from an accredited college or university prior to the internship commencing

Enrolled in a full time Bachelor's degree program following the potential internship or co-op assignment with an accredited college or university

Must not be employed at the time the internship starts

Preferred Qualifications

Degree concentration(s) in science and/or engineering (Biology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, etc.)

Familiarity with a programming language and/or automation software such as DeltaV.

Previous co-op and/or lab experience

Graduating by Summer 2022

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.

Only candidates who apply via http://careers.amgen.com/ will be considered. Please search the Keyword section for 111805.

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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.



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Posted: 2021-02-10 Expires: 2021-03-13

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