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.

**Scientist, Process Development – Material Science**


**What you will do**

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. The Materials Science team within Attribute Sciences provides scientific expertise and technical support to Amgen’s commercial, clinical and development portfolio.

The scientist is responsible for providing subject matter expertise in the preparation, characterization, and performance of the materials used for the manufacturing of Amgen’s portfolio of medicines.

The scientist will perform a range of cross-functional activities including support for the development of attribute driven specifications, the evaluation of raw material related risks to ensure the selection of materials are based upon an understanding of how the material attributes impact process performance and product quality. This role will involve building and maintaining effective cross-functional collaborations with peers from Amgen’s raw material network and our vendors to ensure uninterrupted supply of high-quality raw materials to Amgen.

**Core job responsibilities include:**

+ Represent the Materials Science function in cross-functional teams as a technical subject matter expert for single-use systems, chromatography resins, and/or filter technologies.

+ Conduct raw material technical assessment to support onboarding new materials and technologies, alternate material sources, as well as supplier-initiated changes.

+ Support root cause investigations, evaluation of supplier technical data, and effectiveness verification of corrective/preventative actions.

+ Assess raw material related risks to establish appropriate specifications and mitigation strategies.

+ Work with cross-functional partners to develop digital solutions for raw material related workflows and technical information.


**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 an individual with these qualifications.

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Doctorate degree or Doctorate’s Degree by October 2022 OR

+ Master’s degree and 4 years of Scientific experience OR

+ Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of Scientific experience

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Expert knowledge of single-use systems, filter technologies, chromatography resins, injection molding, plastic films, or other polymer-related experience

+ Preferred degree in Engineering, Chemistry, or Material Science

+ Strong technical document preparation skills

+ Experience with quality management systems

+ Experience with statistical data analysis

+ Working knowledge of biomanufacturing, protein purification, and/or process development

+ Excellent communication skills (written and oral), including the ability to explain technical topics to non-technical colleagues


**Some of the vast rewards of working here**

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.

+ 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.


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.

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.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada 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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