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Head of Reliability Program

Thousand Oaks, CA
Start date
Aug 3, 2022
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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.


What you will do

Lets do this! Lets change the world!

In this dynamic role you will lead the Reliability Program in the Manufacturing and Clinical Supply (MCS) network by securing alignment on the strategic direction, accurately measuring of our progress toward achieving it, and playing a lead role in defining, streamlining, implementing, and maturing our Reliability and Sustainability programs for MCS. Responsibilities include:

  • Employ Business Analytics to assess performance and identify improvement opportunities for Reliability Engineering, Maintenance Work Execution Management, Condition Monitoring, Predictive Maintenance and Asset Management programs

  • Support implementation of business processes network wide to ensure reliability of supply, efficient raw material management, and agility to meet clinical and commercial speed to market and manufacturing flexibility

  • Develop & Design Multi-Year Reliability roadmap and ensure its flawless execution with close collaboration/partnership with MCS and Global Network

  • Lead Multi-faceted and Cross-functional Reliability program while Aligning, Developing, Designing & Managing the Reliability Engineering programs in MCS and Leading the MCS global life cycle asset management program

  • Due to the dynamic nature of the organization candidate should have the ability to prioritize and re-prioritize team activities and projects based on changing MCS requirements

  • Facilitate strategy and operational meetings


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Management professional we seek is a collaborative partner with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree and 2 years of relevant work experience in operations/manufacturing regulated environment (i.e. cGMP, OSHA, EPA preferred) OR Masters degree and 6 years of relevant work experience in operations/manufacturing regulated environment (i.e. cGMP, OSHA, EPA preferred) OR Bachelors degree and 8 years of relevant work experience in operations/manufacturing regulated environment (i.e. cGMP, OSHA, EPA preferred) OR Associates degree and 10 years of relevant work experience in operations/manufacturing regulated environment (i.e. cGMP, OSHA, EPA preferred) OR High school diploma / GED and 12 years of relevant work experience in operations/manufacturing regulated environment (i.e. cGMP, OSHA, EPA preferred)

  • Previous people management experience and/or experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering/technical field

  • 10+ years relevant work experience in operations/manufacturing regulated environments (i.e. cGMP, OSHA, EPA) preferred

  • 4+ years of Reliability/Engineering management experience

  • Professional Certifications such as: Certified Maintenance and Reliability professional (CMRP), Certified Reliability Leader (CRL), Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE), Certified Energy Manager (CEM), LEED AP BD+C, Certified Energy Auditor (CEA), or Certified Measurement and Verification (CMVP)

  • Technical Certification in predictive technologies

  • In-depth experience in identifying projects/initiatives to define environmental sustainability, asset reliability, and program management

  • In-depth reliability and maintenance systems experience from developing the reliability roadmap to its successful connection to operations and implementation

  • Ability to lead and deliver results in an interactive cross functional environment

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, relationship building, and leadership skills

  • Experience and /or knowledge of industrial, laboratory and relevant manufacturing environments and systems including but not limited to boilers, chilled water plants, refrigeration, compressed air, process heating / cooling, motors, pumps, HVAC and lighting, construction, Manufacturing process/equipment in Biologics, and Automation/Control systems.

  • Knowledge of engineering principles to determine attainable savings (energy and utility costs) for various energy- and water- conservation measures

  • Capable of developing and supporting detailed engineering analysis spreadsheets to support project design, development, and capital planning

  • Experience or exposure to measurement and verification (M&V) and international measurement and verification protocol such as IPMVP is desirable

  • Experience working on LEED projects or LEED certification

  • Experience in sustainability assessments (including carbon footprint elimination, water consumption reduction, and waste minimization)

  • Experience in implementing engineering projects and program management

  • Experience with data analytics and management software applications (Tableau, Smartsheet, SIMCA, SEEQ, Spotfire, etc.)


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 improve 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.


We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.


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Thousand Oaks
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