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Senior Manufacturing Systems Engineer / Architect

New Albany, OH
Start date
Mar 17, 2023

Job Details


Youve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? 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. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

Senior Engineer / Architect Amgen Ohio Manufacturing Systems


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will be accountable for developing and continuously aligning the site manufacturing data ecosystem with rapidly changing business needs as well as Amgen Digital Technology and Innovation roadmaps. They will support sophisticated and exciting digital initiatives that require understanding of analytical problem-solving techniques, project management, lifecycle management and Operational Excellence.

This role is required to possess strong domain expertise in Manufacturing Information and Operational Technologies, systems architectures and integrations. This candidate is encouraged be proficient and enthusiastic in the areas of Industry 4.0 / Smart Manufacturing and leveraging data and digital technologies to transform manufacturing operations.

Key job responsibilities:
  • Developing and aligning the manufacturing system ecosystem with constantly evolving business needs and Amgen technical roadmaps
  • Collaborate with business partners and other architects to develop a vision and multi-year roadmap for the advancement and lifecycle management of the applications.
  • Collaborate with the service owners, support teams and the application run management to maintain and support the systems.
  • Manage and/or support the execution of a varied portfolio of Manufacturing Systems projects with appropriate portfolio planning, resource and risk management and financial management for the portfolio.
  • Shaping Amgen's future Keep track of industry and technology trends, connect and foster external networking opportunities to deliver valuable insight from other similar professionals in our industry.
  • Performs cross system analysis, feasibility analysis, scope projects, prioritize deliverables, and recommend efficient solution. Manage multiple initiatives and priorities
  • Effectively maintain relationships with IS service owners, business partners, enterprise IS service partners, and vendors
  • Communicates with multiple levels within the organization, highlighting issues and proposing solutions.
  • Elicit and analyze needs identified by business partners and convert them into functional design.
  • Accountable for deployment and integration design across multiple applications to be implemented at the site.

What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Masters degree and 3 years of Information Systems experience


Bachelors degree and 5 years of Information Systems experience


Associates degree and 10 years of Information Systems experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Information Systems experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+years experience designing, developing, deploying, and operating Manufacturing Information and Data Systems
  • Deep technical leadership in Manufacturing Systems
  • Detailed knowledge and experience in integration of Industrial Control Systems, Data Historian or related systems
  • Good understanding of GxP systems validation
  • Process Automation and Engineering experience delivering value
  • Strong customer service focus with the proven ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with team members, partners and management. Demonstrate strong collaboration across all levels of the organization. Outspoken and confident in raising action points with senior individuals with excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Self-motivated individual with demonstrated ability to learn new concepts and technologies, work cross-functionally in teams (internal and external)
  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Information Systems
  • 8+years experience in a manufacturing environment with 5+ years of demonstrated ability in the Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology industries
  • Solid experience in methods and technologies to support Manufacturing Data integrations (e.g. SQL, Web Services/messaging, data mapping)
  • 5+ years combined experience with the following product platforms: Data Historian and/or MES and/or Automation/Control Systems and/or laboratory systems and/or IS platforms
  • Familiarity with industry standards for SDLC methodologies and 21 CFR Part 11
  • Experience using Visio, Lucidchart etc. to generate architecture and data flow diagrams
  • Experience working with Agile development methodologies (such as Sprint and Scrum) and DevOps
  • Hands-on experience with computerized systems including troubleshooting, reliability and performance improvements
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work cross-functionally in a team-based environment
  • Ability to lead multiple tasks and effectively set priorities
  • Strong digital literacy and possess the ability to apply science-based thinking to practical applications
  • Energetic, innovative and technically-minded individual!

What you can expect of us

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.

The annual base salary range for this opportunity in the U.S. is provided below.

$129,515-151,086 USD

In addition to the base salary, Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.
  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan
  • Stock-based long-term incentives
  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns
  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible
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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 cancers, 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.


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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