Associate Scientist
at Ronin Staffing

Date Posted: 2/23/2020

Job Description

Associate Scientist 
Pay: $27.00/hr
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
Duration: 2 year contract with possible extension                            


M-F Core hours

Job Details:

  • The Pivotal Synthetic Drug Product group of the Drug Product Technologies (DPT) department of Amgen at Thousand Oaks, CA is seeking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated, and team-oriented scientist for the position of Associate Scientist or 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. Preformulation, 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.

Top Must Have Skill Set:

  • BS and or MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Material Sciences, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or other relevant field with 3+ years of experience in pharmaceutical industry with emphasis on oral solid dosage forms is required.
  • 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.) is expected. High level of proficiency on Roller Compaction using equipment with different configurations is major plus.
  • Experience in optimization and scale-up studies using QbD principles is also expected.
  • Experience interacting with Contract Research/Manufacturing Organizations is desirable.
  • Exposure to GMP environments.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • The scientist will design and execute formulation experiments, organize and analyze results with minimal supervision. The experimental results will lead to the best possible formulation and processes.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Contractor
  • Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
  • Job Type: Science
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 2/23/2020

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