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Process Development Associate Scientist - Cellular Sciences/Critical Reagents

Posted on Apr 6, 2021 by Amgen

Newbury Park, CA 91319
Research
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time


WHAT YOU WILL DO


Let's do this. Let's change the world. In this vital role you will serve our global Amgen network with the creation, inventory and distribution of critical reagents required for characterization, in-process and release testing of Amgen biological products.


You will work with a small team of outstanding scientists to lead and support the purification and conjugation of antibodies and proteins used in Immunoassays, bioassays, the creation and characterization ready-to-plate bioassay cell banks as well as technology development efforts to continuously improve existing processes


Purification of monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies and conjugation of proteins using resin-based technologies and HPLC instruments,


Characterization of Critical Reagents utilizing Biacore, 2D gel and western blots and preparation of Certificates of Analysis


Creation and characterization of adherent and suspension cell lines to build robust and high quality cell banks for use in Quality Control cell-based bioassays


Management of a sophisticated inventory database and inventory forecasting and planning


Assess, develop and implement process improvements for generation and inventory management of all critical reagents


Communicate effectively and efficiently with cross-functional team members, clients and partner organizations


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WHAT WE EXPECT OF YOU


We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek is a hardworking and highly motivated scientist with these qualifications.


Basic Qualifications:
Master's degree and 2 years protein biochemistry, cell biology or molecular biology experience


OR


Bachelor's degree and 5 years protein biochemistry, cell biology or molecular biology experience


Preferred Qualifications:
Strong hands-on experience in antibody purification and cell culture/cell biology techniques, protein conjugation,


Candidate should demonstrate the ability to understand, apply, and evaluate principles of protein chemistry and cell biology.


Detail oriented and excellent documentation skills; Demonstration of proficiency in digital data analysis and visualization


Experience in digital inventory database management


Strong and broad skills using the tools and techniques of Project Management; specifically, knowledge of SharePoint and Smartsheet. Successfully manages multiple projects from conception through completion


Innovation and complexity: Make changes in systems and processes to solve problems or improve effectiveness of job area.


Communicates effectively with others, using appropriate diplomacy and sensitivity; makes others feel respected, valued and understood; works well in teams


Advanced scientific/technical reading/writing skills, advanced scientific analysis skills, and advanced laboratory work skills




Reference: 1152691593

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