Process Optimization Engineer

Los Angeles, CA
Jun 14, 2021
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Are you eager to take your process improvement and team leadership skills and use them to build new digital automated processes? Would you like to work a team that is continuously simplifying processes and building automation to advance our business of life-changing biotech medicines? Amgen is using newest technologies in the cloud computing Infrastructure, ML/AI algorithms, robotic automation, DevSecOps practices, Platform as a Service, and other modern automation technologies to build new drug therapies for patients that address grievous illnesses.We are seeking a Process Optimization Engineer leader to fill a position in Amgen's Process Simplification and Automation team. Our teams are group of high-energy, motivated doers that want to improve the lives of our partners through continuous process and efficiency improvement via the use of automation software technologies.Responsibilities:Leadership in defining technical and process improvements with many groups of business, IS and vendors to develop in more automated fashionAssessment of processes to identify potential key issues or bottlenecks (process discovery, definition/mapping, visualization, cataloging, mining) Process design techniques that identify solutions to make processes more efficient by stop, simplify, and automate (Process redesign, future-back thinking, clean-sheeting, design thinking) Assessment of opportunity value and tracking of progress against important metrics for projects within process simplification and automation scope (financial analysis, track backlog, opex/time savings) Ability to map optimized processes to set of technical solutions and platforms with automation approachPartner with business and technology teams to elicit, analyze, translate, and document business requirements into technical requirements and solutions.Responsible for leading key client relationships that are essential for the capability that this role will support.Work closely with automation/software engineers, architects and technical SMEs, to deliver optimized digital solution and increase adoptionBasic Qualifications:Doctorate degree ORMasters degree AND 2 years of Information Systems or Statistical Analysis experience ORBachelors degree AND 4 years of Information Systems or Statistical Analysis experienceORAssociates degree AND 10 years of Information Systems or Statistical Analysis experience ORHigh school diploma/GED AND 12 years of Information Systems or Statistical Analysis experiencePreferred Qualifications
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and technical expertise to be able to communicate effectively with business and technology partners
  • Solid experience in business analysis and process mapping
  • Continuous improvement approach (i.e LEAD, Kaizen, etc.)
  • Experience working with Agile development methodologies (such as Sprint and Scrum) and DevOps
  • Experience working in product teams and having service delivery approach
  • Self-motivated individual with proven ability to learn new concepts and technologies, work cross-functionally in teams (internal and external)
  • Demonstrated ability of leadership, collaboration, project management
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 uses its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve peoples lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the worlds 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.Ready to Apply for the Job?We highly recommend utilizing Workday's robust Career Profile feature to complete the application process. A link to update your profile is available when you click Apply. You can then complete your Workday profile in minutes with the Upload My Experience functionality to upload an updated copy of your resume or you can simply edit the individual sections of your Career Profile.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.

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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.