Amgen

Associate Maintenance Planner

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Posted
Sep 15, 2020
Ref
R-97735
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Amgen Thousand Oaks is looking for a Maintenance Planner to join the Planning & Scheduling team responsible for planning work tasks for maintenance activities of the facility maintenance teams. This is a highly critical role with the core responsibility of supporting the Facilities & Engineering team by delivering detailed work orders that include all the tasks, parts and resources required for streamline, safe and accurate work completion by maintenance technicians in a cGMP biotechnology facility. This role will also offer the opportunity to propose, participate, and lead team improvement initiatives to drive improved productivity and equipment reliability.

Responsibilities include:
  • Responsible for processing and coordinating all work order requests in the Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
  • Communicates with requester to define total scope of work and priority of the work to be performed.
  • Receives all written and electronic customer work requests
  • Verifies completeness of all entries
  • Update information into CMMS
  • Visit the job site to assess the scope of work
  • Determine and outline the tasks required to complete the work
  • Determine and purchase required parts
  • Determines appropriate craft, amount of craft, labor group and estimated execution time
  • Ensures every maintenance task performed is planned ensuring safety and quality
  • Keeps requester apprised as to the status of the work order until completion.
  • Administers the preventive maintenance tracking and documentation programs
  • Review scope and frequency of assignments with the manager/system owner and implement changes where necessary.
  • Identifies resources and materials necessary to execute the requested work
  • May verify the availability of those resources prior to scheduling the work or arranges for appropriate alternatives
  • Acts as a contact/liaison between staff, system owners and the requesting department for the planning of work performed by the maintenance team.
  • Attends daily/weekly meetings with facility maintenance management to support in the development of the next day/week's schedule
  • Reviews the status of preventative maintenance work orders to ensure on time completion
  • Plans shutdown activities and forecasts preventive maintenance activities to support workload and resource leveling and maintain workload awareness and readiness.
  • Assists with coordination and recommendation of the use of outside services when outside labor is required to execute jobs.
  • Review maintenance Job Plans for accuracy of work performed and equipment reliability.


Basic Qualifications

Associate's degree and 4 years of Facilities Maintenance experience

OR

High school diploma / GED and 6 years of Facilities Maintenance experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree and 3+ years' experience in a maintenance administrative role.
  • Organizational skills, attention to detail, error-proofing habits, time management skills, customer service skills, ability to lead change, ability to lead a team, excellent communication skills (written and oral) and ability to problem solve across functional units.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with teams, open to change and new ideas.
  • A high degree of computer literacy and under minimal supervision, performs effectively within the established regulations and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of facility and manufacturing process
  • Knowledge of computerized maintenance management system preferably MAXIMO
  • Ability to create business processes and standardized work


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.

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.