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Associate Quality Control

Company: Amgen Inc.
Location: Thousand Oaks
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION? You've earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you've worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared mission-to serve patients-drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world's leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role. Live What you will do Let's do this! Let's change the world! Job Summary We are seeking a Associate for the Quality Control (QC) department, working in the HPLC and Capillary Electrophoresis (CE) group. This position is accountable to primarily provide testing of HPLC and CE assays and to ensure quality and operational excellence within the HPLC/CE team at the Amgen Thousand Oaks Site. Responsibilities include performing sample testing and approval, performing supporting activities such as SOP/method revision, equipment validation, method transfers, and general troubleshooting. This role may also perform additional testing such as TOC (total organic carbon), LAL (endotoxin testing), protein concentration, appearance and pH. The environment is challenging, fast-paced and ever-changing with varying degrees of process definition, but very rewarding for those who like hands-on science and want to make meaningful improvements in the QC space. Key Responsibilities: * Report, evaluate, trend and approve analytical data. * Troubleshoot, solve problems and communicate with stakeholders. * Generate complete, accurate, and concise documentation using electronic systems and laboratory notebook. * Participate in audits, initiatives, and projects that may be departmental or organizational in scope. * Execute protocols and perform assay transfer/validation and equipment qualification/verification. * Evaluate lab practices for compliance and operational excellence improvement on a continuous basis. * Responsible for CEMS on call pager. * May participate in lab investigations. * May provide technical guidance. * May train others. * May represent the department/organization on various teams * May interact with outside resources Win What we expect of you We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The vital attribute professional we seek will have these qualifications. Basic Qualifications Bachelor's degree Or Associate's degree and 4 years of Quality and/or Manufacturing experience Or High school diploma / GED and 6 years of Quality and Manufacturing experience Preferred Qualifications * cGMP Experience * Experience in Capillary electrophoresis * Experience using Empower CDS, LIMS and/or SmartLab * Experience using Waters H-Class UHPLC and Agilent HPLC instrumentation * Experience and knowledge of Data Integrity Requirements of QC Systems * Proficient in Microsoft Office (e.g. Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) * Excellent problem-solving capabilities and attention to detail * Experience of collaboration within and across functional areas and outstanding customer service focus * Excellent written and verbal communication skills Thrive Some of the vast rewards of working here As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates' professional and personal growth and well-being. * Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey * A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act * Generous Total Rewards Plan-comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits-with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor Apply now for a career that defies imagination Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us. 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. 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. Amgen requires all staff in the United States and Puerto Rico to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.

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