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Senior Manager - Manufacturing Services

Holly Springs, North Carolina
Start date
Jun 17, 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.

Be part of Amgen's newest and most advanced drug substance manufacturing plant. When completed, the Amgen FleX batch facility will combine the latest in single use technologies with traditional stainless steel equipment to allow for maximum flexibility in operations The FleX Batch facility will not only feature the best in-class drug substance manufacturing technologies with embedded industry 4.0 capabilities, but it will also integrate sustainability innovations to reduce carbon and waste, as part of Amgen's plan to be a carbon-neutral company by 2027.

Senior Manager: Manufacturing


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will provide leadership and guidance to the team responsible for 24/7 manufacturing operations in the Manufacturing Services area, which includes the following responsibilities: Raw Material and Solution Logistics, Weighing and Dispensing, Buffer/Media Solution Preparation, Parts Washer, and Autoclave.

As a member of the Manufacturing leadership team you will work hand in hand with a multidisciplinary team to deliver robust equipment, procedures, and processes to operate the new plant. This includes organizational design, hiring, and training of the staff required to support start up and operations of the plant and oversight of operational readiness initiatives for the area.

  • Build, develop, and retain a diverse and impactful team in alignment with operational readiness schedules to ensure successful start up and transition to GMP operations
  • Be responsible for the safety and quality culture of the department and champion continued improvement
  • Effectively collaborate with manufacturing support groups (Quality, Process Development, Engineering, Supply Chain, and network partners)
  • Provide support to troubleshoot, identify, and resolve issues as needed and lead call coverage for 24/7 operation
  • Provide technical leadership for the investigation of deviations and the development of corrective actions
  • Develop and implement departmental strategy and plans that are aligned with the broader organizational strategy and deliver continuous improvement
  • Lead and support regulatory inspections for areas of responsibilities including evaluating complex compliance issues and developing playbooks for the inspections
  • Deliver against organizational financial commitments while championing a lean philosophy


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 collaborative partner with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma/GED and 12 years of Manufacturing & Operations experience Or
  • Associate's degree and 10 years of Manufacturing & Operations experience Or
  • Bachelors degree and 8 years of Manufacturing & Operations experience Or
  • Masters degree and 6 years of Manufacturing & Operations experience Or
  • Doctorate degree and 2 years of Manufacturing & Operations experience Or

AND 2 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven managerial experience in a GMP manufacturing drug substance plant
  • Proven experience in applying Operational Excellence and Lean Manufacturing
  • Cross-functional work experience in either Process Development, Quality or Engineering
  • Excellent communication skills, drive, sense of urgency, energy level and problem-solving abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to forge and maintain strong relationships with other functional areas
  • Ability to optimally develop and mentor staff and positively advance the culture of an organization


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.

In addition to the base salary, Amgen offers competitive and comprehensive Total Rewards Plans that are aligned with local industry standards.

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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