Amgen

Environmental Support Technician

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, CA
Posted
Jul 20, 2019
Ref
R-80024
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time

Responsible for providing facility/equipment cleaning, and sanitation, in support of FDA regulated manufacturing areas. All work to be completed to assure minimal impact to production while aligning with Standard Operating Procedure's (SOP's), Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP's) and Amgen regulations.
Responsibilities include:

  • Perform the cleaning/sanitation of the manufacturing areas and equipment
  • Assist the team with maintaining an up-to-date working inventory for the equipment/supplies
  • Perform various 'housekeeping' activities. (i.e. keeping work areas clean, cleaning of equipment)
  • Document and review appropriate paperwork, daily logs, files, and work order documentation per Good Documentation Practices.
  • Participate in a detailed training program and develop training plan
  • Complete work in accordance with Code of Federal Regulations (CFR's), cGMPs, SOPs, and Amgen policies
  • Plan and schedule own work activities with production staff to minimize impact to production activities
  • Develop, revise, and update relevant SOPs and other controlled documents
  • Assist in the evaluation of the current cleaning procedures/equipment and recommend changes to optimize the cleaning program
  • Assist in the Preventative Maintenance and daily activities of the facility and equipment

Basic Qualifications:

Associate's degree and 2 years of Manufacturing Facilities/Environmental experience
Or

2 years in a technical school setting with hands-on experience
Or

High school diploma / GED and 4 years of Manufacturing Facilities/Environmental experience
Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Ability to read and interpret Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and other documentation
  • Ability to communicate, collaborate and be accountable
  • Ability to work in an environment where cleaning products are used (i.e., bleach, isopropyl and other disinfectants)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Perform moderately physical activities for up 2-3 hours and the ability to lift 25 lbs.
  • Ability to work all shifts in support of 7/24 operations
  • Professional work experience in a fast-paced, flexible GMP environment
  • Experience in document revision
  • Exposure to Operational Excellence initiatives including Lean Manufacturing and 5S
  • Proven written and oral communication skills and ability to handle priorities effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adaptable to support business needs
  • Exposure to regulatory agency inspectors