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JOB ID: R-181214 LOCATION: US - California - Thousand Oaks WORK LOCATION TYPE: On Site DATE POSTED: Jan. 22, 2024 CATEGORY: Engineering SALARY RANGE: 87,178.00 USD - 107,393.00 USD


You’ve 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 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. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.



What you will do

Let’s do this! Let’s change the world! In this dynamic role you will serve as the system owner for process equipment in a state of the art bulk biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility. Responsibilities include:

  • Provide operational support, troubleshooting, and optimization for assigned equipment

  • Support equipment maintenance activities to improve reliability

  • Apply engineering principles to the design and implementation of new equipment

  • Identify risks and implement risk reduction strategies

  • Lead and execute improvement efforts including cycle time reduction, efficiency gains, and yield enhancement opportunities

  • Lead or support technical root cause analysis, incident investigations, and troubleshooting on equipment

  • Analyze problems, develop and propose engineering solutions in a scientific manner using data-driven techniques and analyses

  • Support new product introductions or new technology introductions by performing engineering assessments, implementing equipment modifications, and supporting engineering runs

  • Apply process engineering principles in the design, specification, construction, startup, and validation of process equipment and systems for capital projects of moderate scope and complexity


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 hard-working with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree OR

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of Engineering experience OR

  • Associate’s degree and 6 years of Engineering experience OR

  • High school diploma / GED and 8 years of Engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Direct experience with regulated environments (e.g. FDA, cGMP, OSHA, EPA, etc.).

  • Hands-on experience with manufacturing process equipment including advanced troubleshooting, reliability and performance improvements, and design optimization.

  • Direct experience in equipment engineering and troubleshooting with fermenters, bioreactors, centrifuges, chromatography columns and systems, and/or ultrafiltration/diafiltration systems.

  • Working knowledge and experience with cGMP procedures and engineering practices on pharmaceutical/biotech production processes, facilities, and equipment.

  • Experience with change control, nonconformance, corrective and preventative actions, and validation practices.

  • Experience supporting design and startup engineering directly related to bulk biopharmaceutical production including process equipment and facilities design, procurement, construction, startup, and validation.

  • Work schedule flexibility as required to support 24/7 operations, requiring occasional after-hours engineering coverage.


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

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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.

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