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Senior Sustainability Engineer - Engineer Technical Authority Projects

Thousand Oaks, California
Start date
Feb 23, 2024

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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 Sustainability Engineer - Engineer Technical Authority Projects


What you will do

Lets do this! Lets change the world! In this role, you will support Operations and build leadership capabilities. Operations is one of three core functions at Amgen with a mission to manufacture and deliver safe and effective medicine to patients around the world.

You will support Amgens overall effort to drive environmental sustainability best practices into our capital project delivery process and Amgens latest Environmental Sustainability program, ES2027.

For capital projects, you will ensure sustainability best practices are incorporated into scope from conceptual design through project execution and close-out. You will ensure project delivery in accordance with Global Engineerings Standards, Procedures, and Guidelines.

The ES2027 program requires significant reduction in energy and water use as well as waste disposal. Successful execution of our ES2027 program is an enterprise-wide aspiration which includes participation from all Amgen sites and functions. This effort involves working with Amgen teams globally to find opportunities, develop feasibility assessments, and initiate projects to allow Amgen to realize our most aggressive sustainability aspiration.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Work with internal and external partners to identify energy and water conservation opportunities, develop conceptual scope and funding estimates, provide sustainability impact assessments, and monitor project execution after the defined initiative is transferred to a project execution team.

  • Manage programmatic improvements (with specific focus on capital project delivery refinement). Support business case development to justify the incorporation appropriate sustainability scope.

  • Advance and improve Amgens most aggressive environmental sustainability program, ES2027. The plan requires cultural change within Amgen; change facilitation and improvement are key components of this initiative.

  • Engage with functions across Amgen, provide support to executive and external communication, engage with external suppliers, and participate in Amgens Engineering Project Delivery program.


What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:
  • Doctorate degree OR

  • Masters degree and 2 years of engineering experience OR

  • Bachelors degree and 4 years of engineering experience OR

  • Associates degree and 8 years of engineering experience OR

  • High school diploma / GED and 10 years of engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Technical depth and strong collaboration skills in a diverse culture.

  • Passion and commitment to environmental sustainability projects and outcomes.

  • Experience performing environmental sustainability impact assessments (carbon equivalent, water consumption, and waste generation impact) and experience with International Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol (IPMVP) standard or Certified Measurement and Verification Professional certification.

  • Experience and / or knowledge of industrial, laboratory, and relevant manufacturing environments and systems including but not limited to biotechnology manufacturing operations, boilers, chilled water systems, refrigeration, compressed air, process heating / cooling, motors, pumps, HVAC, and lighting.

  • Strong analytical / quantitative skills with an ability to pragmatically apply scientific / engineering first principles.

  • Experience working on LEED projects or LEED certification.

  • Professional Engineer license or completion of EIT with intention to pursue a PE license.

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

  • Self-starter with the ability to concurrently manage several projects or assignments.


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.

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.


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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