Sr Manager Project Management

Juncos, PR, US
Aug 22, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Are you looking for a challenging new opportunity to test and growth your project management and leadership skills? We have an immediate need for a Sr Project Manager to join AML's y Team.

This is an outstanding opportunity to seek a variety of challenges and responsibilities in support to our manufacturing facility at Amgen Manufacturing Limited in Juncos, Puerto Rico. .

The Role

The Sr Project Manager oversees, manages and coordinates all operational and strategic aspects of -site programs, such as Operational Excellence, Capacity Management, Productivity, and Continuous Improvement initiatives having significant impact on multiple organizations. Serves as liaison between functions,organization, and network


Responsible for identifying, driving, and leading continuous improvement opportunities and assist in prioritization of site initiatives/projects Serve a liaison between the site and network for continuous improvement initiatives Oversee Industrial Engineering support for Drug Product & site support functions Lead all aspects of programs/project(s): planning, implementation, monitoring, completion, and follow-up. Manage competing timelines and prioritize critical tasks. Establish and achieves project standards for work quality and quantity.Assess project issues and develop solutions to meet scientific, productivity, quality and client satisfaction goals and objectives. Reconcile the use of resources for the projects/initiatives. Implement tools, techniques and processes to provide or create information to enable informed decision-making within the teams. Actively participate in directing the evolution and defining the role of the project/initiatives Ensure the program/project goals and objectives are well understood by the various functional areas. Liaison with department staff, sub or satellite team leaders and members to obtain their continued input and feedback on the benefits, needs, and issues associated with the project/initiative Recommend and develop operational or process improvements for the performance and successful functioning of the project team. Provide department management with project management support on an as needed basis as well as for special projects. May manage and direct the activities of project support staff Conduct annual performance reviews, and provides career counseling and general guidance. Identify or lead focus area projects within the overall function of project management or related projects. Generate periodic updates and prepare formal presentations for required forums. Generate individual and more complex reports utilizing various resources. Ensure project work follows domestic (may also involve international) regulatory requirements and approved guidelines relevant to area of responsibility. Ensure project work follows practices, policies and standard operating procedures. Participate in required meetings, activities, and related projects and relevant interdepartmental activities. Anticipate resource needs and communicate to management sponsors.

You will Need:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of experience in GMP regulated environment


Master's degree and 6 years of experience in GMP regulated environment


Bachelor's degree and 8 years experience in GMP regulated environment

And, 2 years of managerial experience leading people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, and programs or directing the allocation of resources

Preferred qualifications
  • Educational background in Industrial Engineering
  • Demonstrated experience leading Operational Excellence Programs, Lean Manufacturing and/or 6 Sigma.
  • Skills in handling multiple responsibilities, priorities, tasks, and projects simultaneously.
  • Skills in working under time pressure.
  • Practical project management software and spreadsheet skills, proficient computer operation skills.
  • Effective interactions in a team or matrixes environment
  • Good organizational skills, detail-oriented & accurate, analytical skills.
  • Standout colleague, self-starter, strategic thinker, persistent, tactful, and persuasive.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills (writing and presentations).

Our broad approach is one of the reasons why we are regularly recognized as a 'Best Place To Work'. We offer a superior benefits package that includes a competitive healthcare plan, an award-winning retirement and stock plan. And between the paid time off, college coach assistance and wellness program - and on-site child care and fitness facilities - you will find us focused on your well-being too.

Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission - to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

We equip all our staff members to live well-rounded, healthy lives. Most recently, Amgen added benefits for transgender employees and continues to pride itself on industry-leading, family-friendly offerings for families of all compositions.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and uses 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.

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.