Senior Manager Engineering – Facilities & Engineering

Category: Engineering
Job ID: R-61159
Location: US – Puerto Rico – Juncos
Posted Date: August 10, 2018


We have two Sr. Manager Engineering positions to support the Central Utilities operations. Under minimal direction, these roles are responsible for managing a group that provides technical and engineering skills to a facility or site.

Responsible for supervising, hiring, and developing staff and ensuring engineering activities are completed on time while meeting safety, quality, and financial objectives. These roles are crucial for Amgen’s success and will be a key contributors in the Facilities and Engineering Department.


  • Develop and track departmental and capital budgets.
  • May manage system ownership groups: providing adequate maintenance procedures, monitoring performance data, providing adequate training materials, and continuously improving systems.
  • May manage a maintenance organization responsible to keep utility systems operating efficiently and reliably.
  • Liaison with engineering groups to provide support for the design, installation, start-up, and validation of facility and/or utilities equipment.
  • Perform work that involves in-depth investigation of subject area, definition of scope, selection of areas of investigation, and development of novel concept.
  • Conceive plans and conduct engineering investigations in areas of considerable scope and complexity.
  • Supervise, coordinate, and review work of a small staff of engineers and/or technical professionals on an ongoing basis.
  • Responsible for selection, training, evaluation, staff relations, and development of staff.
  • Ensure training programs are adequate.
  • Plan, organize, and coordinate work of a staff of engineers and/or technicians.
  • Established expertise in multiple areas of engineering technology.
  • Management of contractors and vendors.
  • Personnel coaching and development.
  • Directly supervises staff.
  • Guides the successful completion of programs or multiple projects.
  • Represents the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects.
  • Interacts with senior external personnel often requiring coordination between organizations
  • Essential to the completion of broad programs and projects and/or ongoing operations.


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering & 8 years of Engineering experience in a regulated industry.


Master’s degree in Engineering & 6 years of Engineering experience in a regulated industry.


Doctorate degree in Engineering & 2 years of Engineering experience in a regulated industry.


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


  • Utility systems experience.
  • Ability to provide solutions to a large variety of technical problems of moderate to large complexity and scope.
  • Knowledge of Site or Facility wide.
  • Understands regulatory trends in industry. Some direct experience with FDA or equivalent regulatory body.
  • Extensive technical expertise.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Working knowledge of financial analysis tools.
  • Ability to delegate and manage the project work of others.
  • Skills in the following areas:
    • Negotiation, persuasion and facilitation.
    • Written communication including technical writing.
    • Project cost development.
    • Conflit Resolution.
    • Leadership and teambuilding.
    • Coaching, mentoring, and counseling.
    • Advanced project management
    • Presentations to large groups
    • External networking
  • In depth knowledge of engineering principles.
  • Ability to motivate staff and communicate visions/missions.

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people’s lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world’s leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

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.

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