HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?
You’ve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you’ve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.
What you will do
Let’s do this. Let’s 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 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.
Advising and coordinating equipment maintenance as vital to ensure systems are in proper working order
Ensure necessary commissioning and qualification of systems is completed and interact with inspectors
Monitor systems to identify performance risks and implement risk reduction strategies
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, and supporting engineering runs
Ensure systems are installed and operating safety and comply with pertinent environmental health/safety practice, rules and regulations
Up to 10% domestic travel
What we expect of you
We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Engineering professional we seek is a hardworking partner with these qualifications.
Doctorate degree OR Master’s degree and 3 years of Engineering experience OR Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of Engineering experience OR Associate’s degree and 10 years of Engineering experience OR High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Engineering experience
Bachelor’s degree in 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
Great teammate 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
Some of the vast rewards of working here
As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.
Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey
A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act
Generous Total Rewards Plan—comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits—with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor
for a career that defies imagination
Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.
Equal Opportunity Statement
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 a 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 an accommodation.
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