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Associate Quality Control

West Greenwich, Rhode Island
Start date
Jun 12, 2024

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Quality, Quality Control
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
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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.

Amgens Bioanalytics Laboratory is seeking an associate laboratory analyst to execute and review analytical testing in our cGMP laboratory. The role will be based out of Amgen Rhode Island and will work under the mentorship of the front line manager.

Associate Quality Control


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will provide analytical expertise in testing in-process, release and stability samples. The laboratory employs a variety of test methodologies that utilizes sophisticated equipment including capillary electrophoresis and general chemistry methodologies such as: Appearance, Color, Clarity, pH, Osmolality, Polysorbate testing.

  • Follow safety guidelines, cGMPs (Good Manufacturing Practices) and other applicable regulatory requirements
  • Generate complete, accurate, and concise laboratory documentation using electronic systems and laboratory notebooks
  • Ensures that facilities, equipment, materials, organization, processes, procedures and products follow cGMP practices and other applicable regulations
  • Operate laboratory equipment and instrumentation
  • Performs review and approval of assays, documents and records
  • Supports Continual Improvement initiatives
  • Alerts management of quality, compliance, supply and safety risks
  • Participate in laboratory investigations
  • Perform general laboratory housekeeping activities
  • Completes required assigned training to permit carry through of required tasks
  • Performs additional duties as specified by management

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The dynamic professional we seek is a self-starter with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:
  • High school / GED + 2 years Quality experience OR
  • Associates + 6 months Quality experience OR
  • Bachelors
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Professional work experience in a fast-paced, flexible GxP laboratory
  • Demonstrated experience with various laboratory practices
  • Self-motivated, strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks at one time with supervision
  • Strong interpersonal skills (both written and oral), facilitation and presentation skills
  • Demonstrate ability to be flexible and adaptable
  • Knowledge of pharmacopoeial testing, USP (United States Pharmacopeia) and PhEUR (European Pharmacopeia).
  • Experience with benchtop general chemistry (color, appearance, pH, osmolality, titrations etc.) and Capillary Electrophoresis testing) experience

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.

The expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is posted. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

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
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 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.


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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