Associate Automation

Juncos, PR
Jul 10, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


Youve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge youve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

Associate Automation


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will support Inspection and Packaging Operations and will provide technical engineering support on all equipment automation/visual technology optimization strategies, upgrades, replacements, and modifications. Will also ensure that all team operations and activities are maintained in compliance with respect to current corporate policies, industry standards, regulatory and FDA standards. This role supports a NON-STANDARD SHIFT structure operation.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Execute advanced maintenance activities, operate and/or monitor complex equipment with the ability to identify and troubleshoot complex issues.
  • Identify, and resolve, all problems related to the packaging process equipment and where possible minimize equipment downtime.
  • Able to connect and troubleshoot PLC, Vision, Sensors, Pneumatics, and reading schematics.
  • Assist the team with preventive maintenance program.
  • Assist during FDA and other regulatory agency inspections.
  • Ensure that operational log paperwork, daily log files, and work order documentation is completed with accurate information.
  • Provide basic support to start-up of new equipment to ensure it meets all mechanical design specifications.
  • Assist with the development and execution of validation documents for mechanical equipment.
  • Support on-call response by maintaining a pager or cell phone while on-call.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Associate Automation professional we seek is an individual contributor with these qualifications.

The Basic Qualifications are:

Bachelor's Degree


Associate Degree and 4 years of automation experience

Beyond that, the preferred qualifications are:

  • Educational background in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering Technology or Electrical Engineering
  • Experience working in highly regulated industry or environment
  • Knowledge in Serialization Process.
  • Automation technical Knowledge for troubleshooting, investigation and training.
  • Comprehensive understanding of validation protocol requirements.
  • Good Communication Skills in both Spanish and English
  • Experience in Technical Writing and Documentation
  • Computer Literacy


Some of the vast rewards of working here

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.

  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey
  • A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act
  • Generous Total Rewards Plancomprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefitswith compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

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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.