Category: Engineering
Job ID: R-35910
Location: US – Rhode Island – West Greenwich
Posted Date: March 20, 2017
The Engineer reports to the Senior Manager of the Downstream Process Engineering group. The position is responsible for providing process engineering support at the Amgen Rhode Island site.

Specific duties include:
Optimizing strategies and/or troubleshooting of operational issues
Applying engineering principles to recommend, design, and implement system modifications
Acting as technical lead for technical transfer of new products and technology
Ensuring optimal and cost-effective performance and reliability for process systems
Developing, organizing, analyzing, and presenting results for operational issues and engineering projects of moderate scope and complexity
Working closely with multiple disciplines, including manufacturing, utility operations, maintenance, quality assurance, and validation to implement operational improvements.
Communicating proactively with supervisor and support staff, highlighting issues, and proposing solutions
Providing on call support coverage on weekends, on a rotating basis
Providing on the floor support coverage, including weekends and nights, as required

Basic Qualifications:
Master’s Degree
Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years of Engineering experience
Associate’s degree and 6 years of Engineering experience
High school diploma/GED and 8 years of Engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelors degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
Direct experience with regulated environments (i.e. GMP, OSHA, EPA)
Direct experience with validation and change control methodology
Demonstrated ability to lead and influence cross-functional teams
Familiarity with designing and operating equipment used in purification manufacturing, such as chromatography and ultra-filtration
Familiarity with operating and troubleshooting automated process control systems, such as DeltaV
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Energetic and technically-minded individual

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.