Senior Manager Engineering - Inspection & Packaging

Juncos, PR
Jun 23, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


If you feel like youre part of something bigger, its because you are. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve togetherresearching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. Its time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.

Senior Manager Engineering Inspection & Packaging (I&P)

What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world! In this vital role you will lead the field support Engineering team in the I&P non-standard shift Drug Product Operations. Responsible for supervising, hiring, and developing staff. Ensuring operations uptime and activities are completed on time while maintaining safety, quality, and financial objectives. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Monitor Inspection and Packaging equipment uptime ensure prompt response to adverse tendencies and maintain uptime in the upper 90s %.
  • Ensure resources are allocated and well trained to support Inspection and Packaging day to day operations and strategic roadmap.
  • May lead system ownership groups: providing adequate maintenance procedures, monitoring performance data, providing adequate training materials, and continuously improving systems.
  • Crisis management, emergency response and decision making.
  • May lead a maintenance organization responsible to keep inspection and packaging operation equipment operating efficiently and consistently.
  • Liaison with engineering groups to provide support for the design, installation, start-up, and validation of facility, utilities and inspection and packaging equipment.
  • Perform work that involves in-depth investigation of subject area, definition of scope, selection of areas of investigation, and development of novel concept.
  • Perform the role of Functional area owner for the deviation process in Inspection and Packaging.
  • Conceive plans and conduct engineering investigations in areas of considerable scope and complexity.
  • Supervise, coordinate, and review work of a small staff of engineers and/or technical specialists on an ongoing basis.
  • Responsible for selection, training, evaluation, staff relations, and development of staff.
  • Ensure training programs are adequate for the personnel.
  • Plan, prioritize, and coordinate work of a staff of engineers and/or technicians.
  • Established expertise in multiple areas of inspection and packaging operations.
  • Management of contractors and vendors.
  • Directly supervises staff and personnel mentoring & development.
  • Guides the successful completion of programs or multiple projects.
  • Represents the organization as the engineering and systems manager for IP.
  • Interacts with senior external personnel often requiring coordination between organizations.
  • Interacts with peers in other Final Drug Product facilities in the network.
  • Essential to the completion of broad programs and projects and/or ongoing operations.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients! The Senior Manager Engineering professional we seek is a strong leader with these qualifications.

Doctorate degree in Engineering & 2 years of Engineering experience


Masters degree in Engineering & 6 years of Engineering experience


Bachelors degree in Engineering & 8 years of Engineering 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:
  • Licensed Engineer (EIT or PE)
  • 4+ years of experience leading technical teams
  • 3+ years of GMP regulated industry experience
  • Proficient in troubleshooting and problem solving
  • 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
  • Working knowledge of financial analysis tools.
  • Proficient English and Spanish communication skills


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

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.

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.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.