Maintenance Technician


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.

Maintenance Technician


What you will do

Let's do this. Let's change the world. In this vital role you will, under general supervision, perform intermediate maintenance activities assigned to manufacturing and support of equipment according with established guidelines and operating procedures. Conduct basic troubleshooting and employ basic predictive technologies to identify root cause and appropriate corrective actions for equipment problems or to diagnose equipment problems. This role will support Drug Product - AML 14 organization, following GMP's regulations, Amgen's policies and SOP's and supporting a Non-Standard Shift structure.

Specific Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Complete maintenance activities, or operate and monitor sophisticated Formulation and Filling, with ability to investigate issues or problems referring them to more experienced personnel.
  • Perform intermediate troubleshooting and repair of Manufacturing equipment such as Vial and syringe filler, autoclaves, washer's portable tanks and another manufacturing equipment or system.
  • Assist the team with maintaining an up-to-date working spare parts inventory system for the equipment/systems the team is responsible for.
  • Perform various "Housekeeping" activities, (i.e., keeping work areas clean, cleaning of equipment etc.).
  • Ensure that operational log paperwork, daily log files and work order documentation is completed with accurate information.
  • Provide detailed training program in order to develop one's knowledge in the maintenance and operations field and other areas of the plant.
  • All work must be completed according with CFRs, cGMPs, SOPs, job plans and Amgen policies.
  • Maintain an up-to-date cGMP training book.
  • Develop, revise and review related SOPs or job/work plans for work related areas.
  • Assist in the evaluation of the current maintenance procedures and recommend changes to optimize the program.
  • Plan and schedule own work activities with operations staff to minimize impact to production activities.
  • Provide basic support of start-up to new equipment to ensure it meets all mechanical design specifications.
  • Develop a basic proficiency in one or more sophisticated maintenance technology and understand how to apply technology to improve equipment reliability (alignment, balancing, thermography, oil analysis, ultrasound, electric motor circuit analysis, metrology or vibration monitoring).


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Maintenance Technician professional we seek is an individual contributor with these qualifications.

The Basic Qualifications are:

Associate degree and 2 years of Maintenance experience


High school and 4 years of Maintenance experience.

Beyond that, the additional preferred qualifications are:

  • Knowledge of different types of sensors or electronic units.
  • Knowledge of low-voltage electrical systems.
  • Operational knowledge of electrical / mechanical units and ability to perform simple troubleshooting.
  • Ability to read and understand schematics
  • Familiarity with basic Cleanroom, Fume Hood, Biological Safety Cabinet, and Unidirectional Flow Hood systems.
  • Basic knowledge working in aseptic rooms or isolators.
  • Knowledgeable of one or more of the following technical areas: Manufacturing Equipment Operations/ Maintenance, Process Equipment/ System Maintenance, CIP/SIP Operations/ Maintenance.
  • Experience working in a GMP environment.
  • Machine Shop and welding experience.
  • Good Communication Skills both verbal and written.
  • Intermediate computer skills.
  • Ability to interact constructively with peers/teams.
  • Reading/Writing skills to perform and detail maintenance operations.
  • Ability to seek outside resources as needed.


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, improve your expertise, and increase 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

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If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

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.

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.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States and Puerto Rico to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.