29 days old

Manufacturing Process Technician - Environmental Support

Amgen
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
  • Job Code
    119909193
Amgen

Job ID: R-98096
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360

The Amgen Thousand Oaks (ATO), Building 20 Environmental Support/Manufacturing Support Technician is a dual-purpose role responsible for providing facility/equipment cleaning, sanitation, and sterilization as well as component and equipment preparation in support of FDA regulated manufacturing areas. All work tasks are completed by aligning with Standard Operating Procedure's (SOP's), Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP's) and Amgen regulations.

Job candidates must be prepared for early starting hours, ranging from 2:00 am to 7:00 am depending on training level and department needs.

Responsibilities include:
  • Perform the cleaning/sanitation of the manufacturing areas and equipment
  • Equipment and parts cleaning using manual and automated methods and equipment
  • Prepare/assemble equipment and components for use in manufacturing areas
  • Operation of autoclaves, depyrogenation oven and filter integrity testers.
  • Assist the team with maintaining an up-to-date working inventory for the equipment/supplies
  • Perform various 'housekeeping' activities. (i.e. keeping work areas clean, cleaning of equipment)
  • Document and review appropriate paperwork, daily logs, files, and work order documentation per Good Documentation Practices.
  • Participate in a detailed training program and develop training plan
  • Complete work in accordance with Code of Federal Regulations (CFR's), cGMPs, SOPs, and Amgen policies
  • Plan and schedule department work activities with production staff to minimize impact to production activities
  • Develop, revise, and update relevant SOPs and other controlled documents
  • Assist in the evaluation of the current cleaning procedures/equipment and recommend changes to optimize the cleaning program


Basic Qualifications:

Associate's degree and 2 years of Manufacturing Facilities/Environmental experience

OR

2 years in a technical school setting with hands-on experience

OR

High school diploma / GED and 4 years of Manufacturing Facilities/Environmental experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to read and interpret Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and other documentation
  • Ability to communicate, collaborate and be accountable
  • Ability to work in an environment where cleaning products are used (i.e., bleach, isopropyl and other disinfectants)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Perform moderately physical activities for up 2-3 hours and the ability to lift 25 lbs.
  • Professional work experience in a fast-paced, flexible GMP environment
  • Experience in document revision
  • Exposure to Operational Excellence initiatives including Lean Manufacturing and 5S
  • Proven written and oral communication skills and ability to handle priorities effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adaptable to support business needs
  • Exposure to regulatory agency inspectors


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.

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.

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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Posted: 2020-04-25 Expires: 2020-05-26

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