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Undergrad Co-op - OPS (Pilot Plant - Process Development)

Thousand Oaks, California
Job Type
14 Feb 2021
Career CategoryCollege JobJob DescriptionWe are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to Amgen becoming one of the world's leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to research, manufacture and deliver new medicines and reach millions of patients. Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. We leverage our global talent to achieve together-to transform the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health. Amgen: We live the mission. We win together. We thrive on continual challenge.We are seeking a 6-month co-op from July to December for the Process Development Pilot Plant who is curious about the biotechnology industry and is passionate about providing patients with lifesaving and life-changing medicines. As the primary project, the co-op will be responsible for optimizing and standardizing process modeling for New Product Introduction (NPI). Leading this project, you will directly contribute to the lab's speed, agility, and transformation! Secondary projects will include production streamlining, data organization and visualization, and contributing to downstream purification operations. In addition, you will have the opportunity to meet with industry-leading scientists, develop and build a professional network, and become proficient in the NPI process.This Pilot Plant performs bioprocessing operations for multiple mammalian products in order to develop and demonstrate production processes and to produce drug substance for a variety of purposes. The plant performs upstream and downstream production activities, from vial thaw through drug substance production. The environment is a fast-paced, challenging and ever-changing environment, with varying degrees of process definition and frequent piloting of novel process operations and technologies.Basic QualificationsAmgen requires that all individuals applying for an undergraduate internship or an undergraduate co-op assignment at Amgen must meet the following criteria:18 years or olderCurrently enrolled in a full time Bachelor's Degree program from an accredited college or university with a 3.0 minimum GPA or equivalentCompletion of one year of study from an accredited college or university prior to the internship commencingEnrolled in a full time Bachelor's degree program following the potential internship or co-op assignment with an accredited college or universityMust not be employed at the time the internship startsPreferred QualificationsDegree concentration(s): Biology/Life Sciences, Engineering/Bioengineering, or related concentrationPreferred Skills/Knowledge: Excel Proficiency, Chromatography, Filtration SystemsAmgen 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. Only candidates who apply via will be considered. Please search for Keyword 111853.#LI-DNP.
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  • Job Reference: 231855503-2
  • Date Posted: 14 February 2021
  • Recruiter: Amgen Inc.
  • Location: Thousand Oaks, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent