Senior Manager Maintenance (Central Utilities)

Juncos, PR, US
Apr 04, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

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Senior Manager Maintenance - Facilities & Engineering (F&E) Central Utilities


What you will do

Let's do this. Let's change the world! In this vital role you will lead the F&E Maintenance Organization. As Sr. Manager Maintenance you will have a meaningful role by leading the Engineering and day to day Central Utilities Maintenance team. In addition, you will be accountable for supervising, hiring, and developing staff. You will ensure that the engineering activities are completed on time while meeting safety, quality, and financial objectives. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Lead the maintenance department that provides technical, project, emergency response, trouble shooting and preventive maintenance support for relevant equipment and/or systems.
  • Ensure consistent global maintenance and operational practices are implemented.
  • Lead in the development of Maintenance's vision, mission, strategies, goals and objectives that ensure the department achieves the company goals and enhance operations productivity.
  • Develop, maintain, and justify the departments' budgets.
  • Assure the appropriate level of training for all levels of the manufacturing equipment maintenance organization.
  • Oversee the development, revision, review, and approval of all Standard Operating Procedures that are own by the manufacturing equipment maintenance department.
  • Connect with Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance to ensure the maintenance organization stay in compliance.
  • Develop maintenance metrics to support the benchmarking of site, global, and industry. Develop improvement strategies based off the benchmarking data.
  • Maintain an environment that promotes maintenance flexibility, consistent maintenance practices, and efficient operations, which prepare us for current and future production demands.
  • Provide on-the-floor hands-on support in complex troubleshooting exercises. Resolve maintenance and equipment issues with plant manufacturing staff and other engineering teams.
  • Ensure relevant equipment / systems reliability and maintenance is properly executed accordingly.
  • Explain complex equipment intervention exercises and potential impact to other plant support teams (Manufacturing, QA, F&E, PD, Logistics, HR, etc.).
  • Ensure department has ability to internally manage their own NCs, Change Control, CAPAs and EDM documents.
  • Develop, communicate and implement department mission and vision statements providing also the technical direction to the team.
  • Establish and communicate manufacturing equipment maintenance goals and objectives consistent with the plant business strategy.
  • Collaborate with and serve as department liaison to support organizations (Manufacturing, QA, F&E, PD, Spare Parts / Central Inventory, HR, etc.).
  • Ensure the coordination and goal alignment of maintenance and plant production operations.
  • Make sure that relevant equipment maintenance practices (processes & methods) and policies follow external regulatory requirements and internal corporate and site guidelines and procedures.
  • Ensure an ongoing organizational structure capable of adapting to changing business needs.
  • Ensure safety goals are communicated and supported with ongoing plant safety programs.

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients! The Senior Manager Maintenance professional we seek is a strong leader with these qualifications.
  • Bachelor's degree & 8 years of Engineering and/or Maintenance experience
  • Master's degree & 6 years of Engineering and/or Maintenance experience
  • Doctorate degree & 2 years of Engineering and/or Maintenance experience

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

Beyond that, additional preferred qualifications are:
  • Educational background in Engineering
  • GMP regulated industry experience
  • Licensed Engineer (EIT or PE)
  • Understands regulatory trends in industry. Some direct experience with FDA or equivalent regulatory body.
  • Change management skills and Site or Facility wide knowledge
  • Lean Six sigma experience and process improvement mentality
  • Solid understanding of financial analysis tools.


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates' professional and personal growth and well-being.
  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization
  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act
  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits

Apply now for a career that defies imagination

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us:

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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.