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Sr Engineer ( Single Use Systems Engineering)

Thousand Oaks, California
Start date
Apr 4, 2024

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.

Sr Engineer (Single Use Systems Engineering)


What you will do

Lets do this! Lets change the world! In this vital role you will be responsible for planning, design, construction, operations and maintenance technical support of Amgen manufacturing infrastructure, world-wide. The Engineering Technical Authority (ETA) is responsible for technical direction, leadership, guidance and support for a specific array of process systems within an area of responsibility, such as Upstream Processes, Downstream Processes, Single Use Systems, Fill/Finish, CIP/SIP, Utilities, HVAC, Packaging, Devices, etc. Through their team(s) of global and site technical domain experts, the ETA will demonstrate engineering expertise both in the company and industry to optimize the life cycle management of Amgens assets, and is accountable for performance and reliability across multiple sites.

This position is in the Single Use Systems (SUS) ETA team, the position is for a Single Use technology and Assembly Design SME in support of Drug Substance and Drug Product Engineering and Manufacturing.

  • Evaluate Single Use Systems (SUS) designs to make sure they follow engineering standards, specifications, and industry best practices across Amgen network
  • Partner with multi-functional collaborators in Quality, Supply Chain, Materials Sciences, Process Development, and Manufacturing to establish requirements and design standards for new SUS technologies and capabilities
  • Provide engineering support to vendor selection and management, issue investigations, root cause analysis, and CAPA implementation for SUS components and assemblies
  • Support commissioning and qualification of SUS equipment and systems, ensuring alignment with engineering standards and good engineering practices
  • Support operations and maintenance of SUS equipment and systems, providing fixing, reliability analysis, and system optimization
  • Conduct and/or oversee engineering studies, experiments, and validations to support the design, development, and qualification of SUS components and assemblies

This role involves travel up to 15% including overnight stays.

This position is located in Cambridge, MA (AMA), but may also be located in, Thousand Oaks, CA (ATO), West Greenwich, RI (ARI), Holly Springs, NC (ANC) or Juncos, PR (AML).


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The experienced professional we seek is a self-starter with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Masters degree and 2 years of Engineering or Operations experience


Bachelors degree and 4 years of Engineering or Operations experience


Associates degree and 8 years of Engineering or Operations experience


High school diploma / GED and 10 years of Engineering or Operations experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters Degree in Engineering, Materials Sciences or Life Sciences
  • 5+ years of Engineering or technical experience in an engineering environment, with specific specialized expertise in the design, specification and management of Single Use Components for use in Biotech or related/applicable experience, or in the manufacturing of process components from plastics, polymers and elastomers
  • Experience providing process engineering support in biotech/pharmaceutical industry supporting pilot/clinical/commercial manufacturing
  • Strong understanding of GMP equipment design and biologics manufacturing requirements
  • Ability to manage and deliver results in a highly fluid, multi-functional matrixed environment
  • Excellent communications skills, strong facilitation talent, and executive presence to drive multi-functional objectives across Amgens international network.

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 expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is posted. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

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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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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