at Ronin Staffing

Date Posted: 5/14/2020

Job Description

: Scientist 
Pay: up to $34.00/hr
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
Duration: 2 year contract with possible extension


  • Amgen is a biopharmaceutical leader founded on discovering, developing, manufacturing, and delivering innovative human therapeutics. Amgen's Attribute Sciences group within Process Development is seeking a Scientist.
  • The scientist will be responsible for the data verification, drafting, reviewing, and compilation for method transfer and method validation protocols and reports.
  • The position will be a documentation centric role and the candidate will need to have experience with document management systems.
  • The Scientist role in Commercial Process Development will be part of a team responsible for authoring method transfer and method validation protocols and reports for late stage programs for the following method platforms: Chromatography, Bioassay, Device, PCR, Microbiology, Immunoassay, CE/Gel, Viral, and General.
  • Protocols and reports will be authored according to regulatory and industry guidelines (i.e., ICH).
  • This individual will support clinical and commercial locations throughout the company.

Basic Qualifications:

  • PhD
  • OR Master’s degree and 3 years of Operations or Scientific experience
  • OR Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of Operations or Scientific experience
  • OR Associate’s degree and 10 years of Operations or Scientific experience
  • OR High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Operations or Scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in Biochemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Physical or Life Sciences
  • Strong understanding of method validation/transfer for methods within the following platforms Chromatography, Bioassay, PCR, Microbiology, Immunoassay, CE, Gel, Device, Viral, and General (compendia)
  • Direct experience with method transfer and method validation processes from a Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology Company
  • Knowledge of analytical methods/technologies used in biologic and synthetic development and manufacturing
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills for the timely documentation, presentation, and discussion of scientific results in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary, team-based environment
  • Demonstrated ability to critically analyze and interpret various analytical data sets to drive and influence the process
  • Demonstrated ability to propose and drive new scientific initiatives

Top Must Have Skill Set:

  • Organization of heavy workload, communication skills (verbal, written).
  • Ability to conduct detail oriented work - data verification, protocol writing, reporting drafting, validation transfer, data review.
  • Tracking Project Management skills (MS Project Preferred).
  • Scientific writing skills, reviewing and writing technical documentation.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Data verification of documents, drafting documents from templates (protocols/reports), organizing data for other team members to view, documentation heavy workload supporting Amgen members.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Contractor
  • Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
  • Job Type: Science
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/14/2020

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