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Senior Engineer

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, California
Start date
Nov 14, 2023

Job Details

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.

Senior Engineer

Live

What you will do

Lets do this! Lets change the world!

Amgen is seeking a Senior Plant Engineer at its main headquarters in Thousand Oaks, CA to join the Manufacturing and Clinical Supply (MCS) Facilities and Engineering (F&E) organization. This position will work with the Sr. Engineering Manager and will provide engineering support for the Drug Substance 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 business case 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.

  • Directing and coordinating equipment maintenance as necessary to ensure systems are in proper working order

  • Ensure necessary commissioning and qualification of systems is completed and interact with inspectors

  • Develop metrics-based performance focused on the maintenance systems effectiveness and operating level performance.

  • Providing troubleshooting 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, identifying spare parts, job plan development and supporting engineering runs.

  • Ensure systems are installed and operating safety and align with pertinent environmental health/safety practice, rules and regulations

  • Responsible for determining appropriate CAPAs, action plan development, QMTS data entry, owns the record, initiate child CAPAs and CAPA EVs, timely closure and responses, provision of technical data and reports.

  • Use tools and techniques of continuous improvement wherever possible. Establish equipment monitoring parameters and control limits. Routinely provide updates on metrics. Provide 2nd tier trouble shooting to support ops and maintenance groups as follow on from tier 1 initial problem solving. Change over reduction projects. Failure trending

  • Up to 10% domestic travel

Win

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The dynamic professional we seek is an employee with these qualifications.

Basic 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

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in Biotechnology, Industrial, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering

  • 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 Biopharmaceutical Production facility including procurement, construction, startup, and validation

  • Understanding of safety requirements working in a GMP Biopharmaceutical Production facility.

  • Independent, self-motivated, organized, able to multi-task in project environments, and skilled in communication, facilitation, and collaboration

  • Team player prepared to work in and embrace 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

Thrive

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.

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

Apply now

for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

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Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your 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.

Company

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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Telephone
805-447-1000
Location
Corporate Headquarters
One Amgen Center Drive
Thousand Oaks
California
91320-1799
United States

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