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Sr Associate Scientist

Amgen
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
  • Job Code
    116437227
Amgen

Job ID: R-89903
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360

The Pivotal Synthetic Drug Product group of the Drug Product Technologies (DPT) department of Amgen at Thousand Oaks, CA is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated, and team-oriented scientist for the position of Senior Associate Scientist. In this role, the scientist will serve as member of Drug Product development teams, providing hands-on formulation and process expertise during the development of clinical and commercial formulations for solid oral dosage forms.

The individual will interface within the DPT department (ie. Reformulation, Solid State Sciences, etc.) and with external functions, such as Drug Substance Technologies, Attribute Sciences, Quality Assurance, Supply Chain, Contract Manufacturing, etc.

The scientist will design and execute formulation experiments, organize and analyze results with minimal supervision as well as communicate and present in team meetings. The experimental results will lead to the best possible formulation and processes.

Basic Qualifications:

Master's degree and 3 years of scientific experience

OR

Bachelor's degree and 5 years of scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications:

MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Material Sciences, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or other relevant field with 5+ years of experience in pharmaceutical industry with emphasis on oral solid dosage forms

In depth understanding of typical unit operations for the manufacture of oral solid dosage forms (i.e. granulation, roller compaction, drying, milling, blending, compression, film coating, etc.)

High level of proficiency on Roller Compaction using equipment with different configurations

Experience in optimization and scale-up studies using QbD principles

Experience interacting with Contract Research/Manufacturing Organizations

Experience on non-solid dosage forms (i.e. parenterals, drug delivery systems, etc.), design of experiments, and unique technologies
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills that enable effective management and resolution of complex project-related issues involving collaborations with multiple functional areas

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 leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

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.

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<b>Amgen</b><br/><br/><b>Job ID: </b>R-89903<br/><b>Location: </b>Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360<br/><br/>The Pivotal Synthetic Drug Product group of the Drug Product Technologies (DPT) department of Amgen at Thousand Oaks, CA is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated, and team-oriented scientist for the position of Senior Associate Scientist. In this role, the scientist will serve as member of Drug Product development teams, providing hands-on formulation and process expertise during the development of clinical and commercial formulations for solid oral dosage forms.<br><br>The individual will interface within the DPT department (ie. Reformulation, Solid State Sciences, etc.) and with external functions, such as Drug Substance Technologies, Attribute Sciences, Quality Assurance, Supply Chain, Contract Manufacturing, etc.<br><br>The scientist will design and execute formulation experiments, organize and analyze results with minimal supervision as well as communicate and present in team meetings. The experimental results will lead to the best possible formulation and processes. <br><br>Basic Qualifications: <br><br>Master's degree and 3 years of scientific experience<br><br>OR<br><br>Bachelor's degree and 5 years of scientific experience<br><br>Preferred Qualifications: <br><br>MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Material Sciences, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or other relevant field with 5+ years of experience in pharmaceutical industry with emphasis on oral solid dosage forms<br><br>In depth understanding of typical unit operations for the manufacture of oral solid dosage forms (i.e. granulation, roller compaction, drying, milling, blending, compression, film coating, etc.)<br><br>High level of proficiency on Roller Compaction using equipment with different configurations<br><br>Experience in optimization and scale-up studies using QbD principles<br><br>Experience interacting with Contract Research/Manufacturing Organizations<br><br>Experience on non-solid dosage forms (i.e. parenterals, drug delivery systems, etc.), design of experiments, and unique technologies<br>Excellent interpersonal and communication skills that enable effective management and resolution of complex project-related issues involving collaborations with multiple functional areas<br><br>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.<br><br>Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.<br><br>Join Us <br> <br> 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. <br> <br> 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. <br> <br> 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. <br> <br> 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.<br/><br/> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/QlJW1BSgL4yXcV65ioraQ"> <p>PI116437227</p>

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Posted: 2019-12-18 Expires: 2020-01-18

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