Facilities Sr. Manager

South San Francisco, CA, US
Sep 13, 2019
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
The Facilities Sr. Manager will manage and be accountable for the delivery of facilities services at the Amgen San Francisco (ASF) Site. A key component of the role will be to work very closely with our Integrated Service Providers (ISP) in ensuring that the upkeep and maintenance of our facilities at ASF meet the expectations of the various research groups at the site. This position will interact with the various building and laboratory client groups including functional as well as site leadership. The ASF site is an important R&D facility for Amgen. The Facilities Sr. Manager reports to the Director of Facilities for North America Sites.

  • Collaborates with our Integrated Service Providers (ISP) in ensuring the upkeep and maintenance of our facilities at ASF
  • Oversees the development of facilities management plans and strategies to manage facility assets and real estate property
  • Negotiates with executive and senior management in prioritization and resource allocation for major construction and tenant improvement projects
  • Identifies opportunities and synergies across Engineering.
  • Supports clients as a dedicated customer advocate and single point of accountability and contact for engineering services provided by GFO
  • Frequently interacts with clients' senior management and/or functional peer group managers
  • Meets regularly with clients and translates client needs and initiative into GFO and/or Engineering objectives, programs, and projects
  • Demonstrates commitment to Safety and Compliance and holds Integrated Service Providers (ISP) accountable for Safety and Compliance
  • All work to be completed to assure minimal impact to production and compliance with all cGMP guidelines and Amgen procedures
  • Partners with Compliance and Quality Assurance to ensure the facilities portfolio and operational practices are in alliance with the corporate compliance commitments
  • Ensures consistent management and maintenance practices throughout the facilities
  • Ensures Integrated Service Providers (ISP) deliver on scope of work and monitors service level agreements to ensure compliance
  • Provides consistent approach and escalation path for managing Integrated Service Providers
  • Develops and oversees site facilities and equipment maintenance programs in conjunction with Integrated Facilities Management (IFM) and Food Provider
  • Supports site-wide infrastructure and tenant improvement projects, ranging from improving operational efficiency to ensuring that facilities meet governmental regulations and Amgen standards
  • Participates in capital project planning and administration and ensures successful implementation of project objectives
  • Assists in developing benchmarking for facilities operational parameters, monitoring employee satisfaction with work environment, space-utilization, and risk management issues
  • Assists in development of a long-range maintenance program and systems life cycle analysis
  • Assists in developing, monitoring, and justifying the departments' budgets.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree & 2 years of Facilities experience


Master's degree & 6 years of Facilities experience


Bachelor's degree or & 8 years of Facilities experience


Associate's degree & 10 years of Facilities experience


High school diploma / GED & 12 years of Facilities experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in vendor management and managing outsource service providers
  • Strong technical knowledge in building systems and knowledge of cGMP requirements as they relate to facility maintenance
  • Experience working with regulated waste management, shipping and receiving operations, DOT/IATA
  • Familiarity with SAP and CMMS, ideally MAXIMO
  • Ability to build working relationships and effectively partner cross-functionally, cross-regionally and at all levels in the organization
  • Excellent oral and written communication, facilitation, organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to represent organization to all management levels
  • Proactive, self-starter with the ability to take on several projects at one time
  • Ability to lead diverse teams
  • Ability to build and maintain effective teams across multiple levels of the organization
  • Strong conflict management and negotiation skills
  • Ability to effectively influence across multiple levels of the organization
  • Strong tolerance for ambiguity in direction and in rapid changes in corporate strategy

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.

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.

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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.

Amgen will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.