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Associate Manufacturing

Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
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Job ID: R-109893
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US


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.

Manufacturing Associate


What you will do

Let's do this. Let's change the world. In this vital role you will work with a team responsible for supporting multiple Drug Product manufacturing operations, including formulation, sterile-isolator filling, aseptic filling, and lyophilization activities. The team is responsible for maintaining the highest levels of safety, quality, compliance, and efficiency while balancing a dynamic production schedule. You will work cross-functionally to support multiple customers and stakeholders including Supply Chain, Quality Assurance, Process Development, and Engineering.

The Amgen Thousand Oaks, Building 20 Drug Product Manufacturing facility directly supports Amgen's pipeline of clinical drug product supply to patients across the globe. The Associate Manufacturing - Drug Product role offers the opportunity to collaborate with multiple functions within the Thousand Oaks site on a routine basis in a dynamic environment (Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Engineering, Facilities, Maintenance, Process Development, Process Engineering, etc.) while developing a deep understanding of the manufacturing operations and planning activities within the facility.

The Associate Manufacturing will be specifically responsible for:
  • Executing drug product filling and formulation activities, respectively
  • Performing initial review of manufacturing batch records
  • Maintaining a safe and compliant culture by identifying preventative measures
  • Crafting and/or revising standard operating procedures
  • Leading continuous improvement initiatives, which may be cross-functional in nature
  • Performing data analysis (e.g., SPC, CPV) of critical process parameters and making recommendations to Engineering and/or Process Development teams
  • Developing finite schedule for tasks including, but not limited to unit operations
  • Supervising efficiency and identifying countermeasures for issues impacting cycle time alignment
  • Elevating critical and impactful events to management
  • Utilizing appropriate systems for job duties (SAP, QMTS, and LIMS etc.)
  • Supporting the introduction of new products and technologies into the facility
  • Initiating and owning quality records, including but not limited to non-conformances (NC), Corrective/Preventative Actions (CAPA)


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our outstanding contributions to serve patients. The Manufacturing Associate professional we seek is a collaborative team-player with these qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree


Associate's degree and 4 years of Manufacturing & Operations related experience


High School diploma/GED and 6 years of Manufacturing & Operations related experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • B.S. in a life science or related field
  • 2 years of work experience in a GMP environment
  • Ability to perform computer operations, such as ability to navigate in MS Office and Excel
  • Ability to operate specialized equipment and computers as appropriate to the individual area
  • Ability to enforce to regulatory requirements, written procedures and safety guidelines
  • Ability to evaluate documentation/data according to company and regulatory guidelines
  • Ability to interact with inspectors (internal and external)
  • Technical writing capabilities
  • Ability to prioritize work, balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Presentation capabilities
  • Detail oriented as well as flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and requirements


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

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Equal Opportunity Statement

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

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.

Posted: 2021-02-18 Expires: 2021-03-22

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