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Amgen Process Development Associate in Cambridge, Massachusetts


You’ve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you’ve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

Process Development Associate


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this dynamic role you will perform analytical method development and qualification, comparability activities, and routine testing for late-stage clinical and commercial recombinant protein pharmaceuticals – both drug substance and drug product. Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with other scientists in a multidisciplinary, multi-site team to execute the full scope of analytical methods for in-process testing, stability, comparability and protein structure characterization, while ensuring timely completion of notebook entries, and reports.

  • Perform testing and data review for HPLC/UHPLC, CEC, HILIC. Perform method development and qualification in support of drug substance and drug product activities.

  • Participate in team efforts directed at advancing technology development programs.

  • Troubleshoots issues with instrumentation and analytical methods.

  • Adheres to safe laboratory practices and maintains GMP compliance.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Process Development professional we seek is a collaborative partner with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree OR Associate’s degree and 4 years of Scientific experience OR High school diploma / GED and 6 years of Scientific experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in life sciences, biological sciences, biochemistry, physical sciences, or chemical engineering

  • 2+ years of scientific experience within the biotech industry, experience to include data analyses, statistical analysis, setting acceptance criteria in support of process development, process/method transfers, and comparability studies

  • Strong understanding of various analytical techniques, including High- and Ultra High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC/UHPLC) and Capillary Electrophoresis (CE)

  • Good problem-solving skills requiring the application of scientific theory


Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.

  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey

  • A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act

  • Generous Total Rewards Plan—comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits—with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

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Equal Opportunity Statement

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

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.​