Manager Manufacturing - Purification/Downstream, Nights

West Greenwich, RI
Jun 23, 2022
Required Education
High School or equivalent
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.

Manager Manufacturing - Purification/Downstream, Nights


What you will do

Lets do this! Lets change the world! In this vital role, you will be responsible for leading a team in production operations on the manufacturing floor. This role will leverage continuous improvement, transformative approaches and innovation to drive reliability, efficiency, agility and differentiation. The manager will champion a safe and compliant production environment through structured on floor presence.

  • Create a culture of safety, quality, and continuous improvement
  • Oversee right first time on the floor execution of the production plan
  • Deliver strong business results
  • Develop a high performing team, build technical and leadership capabilities within the organization to meet current and future business needs
  • Ensure the right people and resources are in place and optimally allocated to achieve results
  • Create an environment that fosters accountability, innovation, continuous improvement, learning and knowledge-sharing
  • Ensure effective decision-making
  • Overseeing manufacturing validation activities
  • Responsible for overseeing new technology implementation in manufacturing
  • Attracting, developing and retaining diverse talent
  • Conducts short and long-range talent planning to ensure readiness of talent to execute future organizational objectives
  • Works across functions to build organization and individual capabilities
  • Develops strong relationships with staff members, provides open and clear feedback to improve individual and team performance

This position will join and lead a shift team working a 12-hour shift, for the night shift. The shift pattern will be 7PM7AM with a rotating shift structure.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The dedicated professional we seek is a strong leader with the below qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Doctorate Degree OR
  • Master's Degree and 3 years of Manufacturing and Operations experience OR
  • Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of Manufacturing and Operations experience OR
  • Associate's degree and 10 years of Manufacturing and Operations experience OR
  • High school diploma/GED and 12 years of Manufacturing and Operations experience AND
  • Previous managerial experience directly managing people and/or experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in Life Sciences or Engineering
  • Knowledge and experience within a cGMP or other highly regulated environment including a basic understanding of technical elements across engineering, biological or chemical processing
  • Strong knowledge cleaning and sterilization validation
  • In depth experience with New Product Introduction and technology transfer
  • Strong leadership and teambuilding skills (coaching, mentoring, counseling)
  • Experience with Lean Principles and continuous improvement
  • Experience with performance management including conflict resolution and performance reviews
  • Analytical problem-solving skills
  • Project Management skills
  • Thorough understanding of regulatory requirements
  • Ability to be flexible and manage change
  • Excellent verbal and written communication (technical) skills

Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also 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.

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.