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Senior Associate QA

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, California
Start date
Jun 10, 2024

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Discipline
Quality, Quality Assurance
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Hotbed
Biotech Beach, Best Places to Work

Job Details

HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

Youve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

Senior Associate Quality Assurance

Live

What you will do

Lets do this! Lets change the world! The Sr. Associate Quality Assurance position supports Amgens Quality Assurance program under the Plant QA organization providing daily oversight of the Drug Product manufacturing areas. Under general supervision, the role provides support and quality oversight of our Drug Product Manufacturing facility, ensuring the execution of our processes, procedures, and use of quality systems aligns with regulatory requirments.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Purposeful presence on the manufacturing floor, inc. Inspection support, ASP and QA assessments,
  • Electronic batch record review,
  • SOP revision approval,
  • Maximo System - Work order, job plan approvals,
  • Quality support and approval of minor deviations and CAPA records.
  • MES revisions and approvals

Responsibilities will include evaluation of compliance issues, providing recommendations, and assuring progress of quality records to completion. The Sr. Associate will also represent functional area quality for the Drug Product Quality Assurance department in the execution of projects necessary to achieve departmental operational goals and will work in a team matrix environment.

Win

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The quality assurance professional we seek is an employee with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Masters degree OR

Bachelors degree and 6 months of Quality experience OR

Associates degree and 2 years of Quality experience OR

High school diploma / GED and 4 years of Quality experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, or related science field
  • Demonstrated ability to perform GMP operations including following detailed SOPs, maintaining training, and good documentation practices
  • Experience managing projects through to completion meeting timelines.
  • Ability to evaluate documentation and operations according to company procedures.
  • Experience working with Quality Systems
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks at one time
  • Effective communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Demonstrated ability to work as both a team player and independently
  • Display leadership attributes and drive improvement initiatives
  • Solid understanding and application of aseptic behaviors and principles

Thrive

What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates professional and personal growth and well-being.

Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.
  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan
  • Stock-based long-term incentives
  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns
  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

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 peoples lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the worlds leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

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for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

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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 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 accommodation.

Company

We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.

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Company info
Website
Phone
805-447-1000
Location
Corporate Headquarters
One Amgen Center Drive
Thousand Oaks
California
91320-1799
US

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