Amgen

Associate Training & Development

Employer
Amgen
Location
Juncos, PR, US
Posted
Oct 18, 2020
Ref
R-104264
Discipline
Administration, Training
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Are you looking for a relevant new opportunity to test and growth your technical skills? We have an immediate need for an Associate Training and Development to join AML's Inspection and Packaging Organization. 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 role of the Associate Training & Development works closely with assigned client groups to assess and meet training needs. Supervise and audit the syringe and vials manual inspection processes.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

Technical Responsibilities
  • Works closely with assigned clients, in their work environment, to understand and assess specific training needs.
  • Communicates client training needs to local training management.
  • Responsible for delivery of solutions to meet the specific training needs of assigned clients.
  • Responsible for effective delivery of cGMP and other regulatory training, as required by client group.
  • Delivers initial and ongoing training for new hires and transfers. Facilitates transition of new hires/transfer-ins from training environment to work environment.
  • Exchanges detailed technical information with customers to solve problems and/or provide ongoing support.
  • Act as a resource/trainer on manufacturing support tasks and/or in the use of all the equipment used in the area.
  • Act as Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) for specific technical areas (e.g. Inspection, Packaging).
  • May assist in performing sophisticated and critical operations.
  • Provides mentorship to client on compliance and regulatory issues.
  • Supervise and audit the syringe and vials manual inspection processes.
  • Recognize and report malfunctions or procedural deviations.
  • May assist in the review of documentation for assigned functions (e.g. equipment logs, routine area audits, batch records).
  • May perform revisions on routine SOPs or other business documents.
  • Initiate Non-Conformance records as appropriate.
  • Works directly with client in delivering training. Training may involve the handling potentially hazardous materials and/or equipment.
  • May provide on-the-job training and technical guidance to other team members.


General Responsibilities
  • Available to support non-standard shift operations in a 7/24 format including extended hours and/or weekends as needed.
  • Meet specific project team goals and timelines.
  • Organize, coordinate, and prioritize tasks and activities.
  • Works directly with client in delivering training. Training may involve the handling potentially hazardous materials and/or equipment.
  • Work guided by team requirements or department objectives as well as standard practices.
  • May act in a team lead capacity including delegating work to others.


BASIC EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Associate degree & 4 years of directly related experience

OR

High school diploma / GED & 6 years of directly related experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Technical Skills
  • Training delivery experience.
  • Manufacturing experience in a biotech or pharma environment.
  • Organizational skills and an ability to perform assignments with a high degree of attention to detail.
  • Capacity to follow written procedures, recognize and report malfunctions and adjust equipment.
  • Strong customer service orientation and influencing skills to work directly with client staff and identifying performance needs.
  • Establishes own priorities within general guidelines.
  • Works directly with client in delivering training. Training may involve the handling potentially hazardous materials and/or equipment.
  • Able to lift and/or move lab equipment, chairs, tables, room dividers and/or audio/visual equipment to set up for training programs, meetings, and conferences (35 pounds, 4 feet high).
  • Documentation skills.


General Skills
  • Demonstrates understanding of Amgen's business and culture, and ability to work effectively with staff at all levels.
  • Excellent communication skills: oral and written. Interacts effectively with variety of communication and working styles.
  • Good interpersonal, group facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Able to work with minimum general direction.
  • Able to speak and write English and Spanish fluently and strong technical writing in both languages.
  • Organize, coordinate, and prioritize tasks and activities.
  • Solid understanding on computer software programs including: Word, Excel, and Power Point.
  • Training delivery typically performed at work locations: also, some classroom training.


THE BENEFITS

Our broad approach is one of the reasons why we are regularly recognized as a 'Best Place To Work'. We offer an outstanding benefits package that includes an award-winning retirement and stock plan. And between the paid time off, and wellness program - and on-site childcare and fitness facilities - you will find us passionate about 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.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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.