HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?
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.
What you will do
Lets do this! Lets change the world! In this dynamic role you will provide engineering support for the Biopharmaceutical Production facilities. Responsibilities include:
Identify, support, and/or lead implementation of engineering based improvements or upgrades to the equipment or facility systems. This may include development of reason for improvement and identification of design requirements and then translation of requirements into process equipment/system design, specification and supporting the construction, startup, and validation of equipment.
Support Lean Transformation and Excellence in Operations process improvement by leading, supporting, and documenting improvement opportunities to reduce cost, improve safety/quality, or improve speed.
Be individually accountable for the verification deliverables on key capital projects
Advising and coordinating equipment maintenance as vital to ensure systems are in proper working order
Provide oversight for verification deliverables developed by outsourced/contract verification staff.
Ensure safety during commissioning, validation, maintenance and manufacturing activities
Support Manufacturing and QA with Performance Qualification (PQ) activities if applicable.
Act as a liaison between Engineering and Manufacturing during project planning, execution, and closeout
Ensure vital commissioning and qualification of systems is completed and interact with inspectors
Monitor systems to identify performance risks and implement risk reduction strategies
Providing problem solving support to reduce production downtime. This will involve leading and/or supporting technical root cause analysis and implementation of corrective/preventive action
Support new product/technology introductions by performing engineering assessments, implementing equipment modifications, and supporting engineering runs
Ensure systems are installed and operating safely align with pertinent environmental health/safety practice, rules and regulations
Provide ad hoc technical support and guidance for manufacturing and maintenance
Up to 10% domestic travel
What we expect of you
We are all different, yet we all use our outstanding contributions to serve patients. The Engineering professional we seek is a dedicated partner with these qualifications.
Doctorate degree OR
Masters degree and 3 years of Engineering experience OR
Bachelors degree and 5 years of Engineering experience OR
Associates degree and 10 years of Engineering experience OR
High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Engineering experience
Bachelors degree in Chemical or other Engineering fields
6+ years' of relevant work experience with 5+ years' experience in Biopharmaceutical operations/manufacturing environment
Experience working in a regulated environment (e.g. cGMP, OSHA, EPA, etc.) and familiarity with GMP quality systems/processes such as change control, non-conformances, corrective and preventative actions, and qualifications/validation
Direct knowledge of design and troubleshooting with GMP Biopharmaceutical Production facility equipment/systems such as cell culture reactors, chromatography, filtration, filling, lyophilization, inspection, device assembly, as well as other equipment needed to support these processes such as autoclaves, clean in place (CIP) systems, washers, clean steam, water for injection, etc.
Ability to analyze problems, develop and propose engineering solutions in a scientific manner using data-driven techniques and analyses (e.g., Root Cause Analysis (RCA), Statistical Process Control (SPC), Six Sigma, Predictive Maintenance, etc.)
Experience applying engineering principles to the design and implementation of system modifications, introduction of new processes, and execution of capital projects
Understanding of the execution process of capital projects in a GMP and/or non-GMP Biopharmaceutical Production facility including procurement, construction, startup, and validation
Understanding of safety requirements working in a Biopharmaceutical Production facility.
Independent, self-motivated, organized, able to multi-task in project environments, and skilled in communication, facilitation, and collaboration
Phenomenal teammate prepared to work in and adopt a team based culture that relies on collaboration for effective decision-making
Strong leadership, technical writing, and communication/presentation skills
Work schedule flexibility to support 24/7 operations, requiring occasional after-hours engineering coverage as required from time to time
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 $111,913 - $132,048.
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
for a career that defies imagination
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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.