Sr Maintenance Technician

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Jul 18, 2019
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Job Summary

Amgen Thousand Oaks is looking for a Sr. Maintenance Technician who will be responsible for performing advanced installation, troubleshooting, maintenance, repair, testing, and documentation/logs of aseptic pharmaceutical filling equipment and a wide variety of GMP utility and facility equipment used in manufacturing, utility plants, analytical labs, and office areas.

Responsibilities include:
  • Developing, writing and completing various quality systems and safety documentation such as Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Change Control (CCMS), Non-Conformance (NC), Work Orders (WO), Job Plans (JP), Hazard Risk Assessments (HRA), Job Hazard Assessments (JHA), etc.
  • May be responsible for various aspects of building, utility and production systems/equipment
  • All work must be completed in a safe (in accordance to HRA, JHA, etc.), timely manner according to planning and predefined schedules with minimal impact to production while complying with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), SOP, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and Amgen regulations
  • This role interacts with peers and clients in manufacturing, maintenance, utility plants, analytical labs and contracted services
  • Provide training for staff, clients and projects
  • Provide audit support
  • Reviews and technically approves maintenance reports, forms, plans and records
  • Develops, revises, and reviews equipment, maintenance or other related procedures
  • Interpret and revise loops sheets, electrical schematics, P&ID's, I/O wiring and panel drawings
  • May require second or third shift work
  • Participate in On-Call rotation for after hour's facility and manufacturing support and may work outside of established shift hours upon short notice

Basic Qualifications:

Associate's degree and 4 years of maintenance experience


High school diploma / GED and 6 years of maintenance experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in building maintenance, mechanical maintenance, plant engineering or related technical discipline
  • Experience in an FDA regulated environment (GMP)
  • Knowledge of pneumatic, mechanical, and hydraulic fundamentals as well as skills in the use of power and hand tools in the building trades such as carpentry, plumbing, and electrical
  • Ability to perform general labor duties as needed and may be asked to work in various physical locations
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Competence with mathematics, excellent reading skills along with intermediate to advanced computer and typing skills

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.