Amgen

Maintenance Technician - AML6

Employer
Amgen
Location
Juncos, PR, US
Posted
Jul 11, 2019
Ref
R-79411
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
SUMMARY

Under general supervision, execute intermediate maintenance activities. Operate assigned equipment, facility, utility, and HVAC Systems in accordance with established guidelines and operating procedures. Conduct basic troubleshooting and employ basic predictive technologies to identify root cause and appropriate corrective actions for equipment problems or to diagnose equipment problems. The Maintenance Technician will be assigned to a 7/24 non-standard shift operations at the AML6 Drug Substance building .

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
  • Execute intermediate maintenance activities, or operates and monitors plant support equipment, referring complex issues or problems to more experienced personnel.
  • Assist the team with maintaining an up-to-date working spare parts inventory system for the equipment/systems the team is responsible for.
  • Perform various "Housekeeping" activities, (i.e., keeping work areas clean, cleaning of equipment etc.).
  • Ensure that operational log paperwork, daily log files, and work order documentation is completed with accurate information.
  • Provide detailed training program in order to develop one's knowledge in the maintenance and operations field and other areas of the plant.
  • All work must be completed in accordance with CFRs, cGMPs, SOPs, job plans, and Amgen policies.
  • Maintain an up-to-date cGMP training book.
  • Develop, revise, and review related SOPs or job plans/work plans for work related areas.
  • Assist in the evaluation of the current maintenance procedures and recommend changes to optimize the maintenance program.
  • Perform intermediate troubleshooting of utility, process, and HVAC related equipment/ systems.
  • Plan and schedule own work activities with operations staff to minimize impact to production activities.
  • Provide basic support of start-up of new equipment to ensure it meets all mechanical design specifications. Review utility, process system/equipment, Plumbing, ductwork plans, architectural, and HVAC P&ID's. Support on-call response by maintaining a pager or cell phone while on-call.
  • Develop a basic proficiency in one or more advanced maintenance technology and understand how to apply technology to improve equipment reliability (alignment, balancing, thermography, oil analysis, ultrasound, electric motor circuit analysis, metrology or vibration monitoring). HVAC Balancing, Air Handler maintenance & troubleshooting. Support non-standard shift organization that may be include first, second, third and/or weekend shifts.


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

Associate's degree and 2 years of Maintenance experience

OR

High School diploma and 4 years of Maintenance experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience in GMP manufacturing industry.
  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas through verbal and written form.
  • Intermediate computer skills.
  • Ability to interact constructively with peers/teams
  • Ability to seek outside resources as needed.
  • Knowledgeable of one or more of the following technical areas: Utility Plant Operations/ Maintenance, Process Equipment/ System Maintenance, HVAC Operations/ Maintenance, or Fire System.


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.