Senior Engineer - AML6 Media Prep

Sr Engineer - AML6 Process Owner


What you will do

Let's do this. Let's change the world. In this vital role you will independently provide and/or advises the characterization of process optimization strategies and/or troubleshooting of operational issues in the operations, manufacturing, pilot plant or capital projects environment. Applies sophisticated and diverse engineering principles to the design and implementation of major system modifications, experiments, process and/or capital projects. Develops, prioritizes, analyzes and presents interpretation of results for operational issues or engineering projects of significant scope and complexity. This role is important for Amgen's success and it will be a key contributor in the AML6 area.
  • Complete sophisticated or novel assignments requiring development of new and/or improved engineering techniques and procedures.
  • Develop engineering policies and procedures that affect multiple organizational units.
  • Supervise, coordinate and review work of a small staff of engineers, associates and/or technicians on an ongoing basis as well as on a project basis.
  • Employ sophisticated engineering techniques and/or modifications within area of engineering expertise.
  • Work with research, manufacturing, process development, utilities, facilities, quality assurance and validation departments in developing requirements and recommendations for large and/or highly complex system/facility modifications.
  • Work with project managers to complete design and engineering projects within schedule, budget and quality constraints.
  • Coordinate the work of consultants, architects and engineering firms on development of standard design documents.
  • Develop departmental budgets or project budgets encompassing multiple fields for area within project or entirety of smaller project.
  • Support the change management, CAPA and deviation investigation process on a GMP environment on regular basis.
  • Develop, and/or improve automation process recipes.


What we expect of you

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

Doctorate degree


Master's degree and 3 years of Quality or Manufacturing support experience in a GMP regulated environment


Bachelor's degree & 5 years experience in a GMP regulated environment

Beyond that, additional Preferred Qualifications are:

  • Educational background in Engineering and experience in the understanding of pharmaceutical/biotech processes.
  • Experience with single use system technologies/concept and second source projects for raw materials.
  • Familiarity with validation processes, interpret and apply GLPs and GMP and with documentation in a highly regulated environment.
  • Ability to operate specialized laboratory equipment and computers as appropriate.
  • Ability to apply engineering science in the analysis and development of maintenance programs for production equipments.
  • Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing / Maintenance practices.
  • Demonstrated skills in the following areas: basic technical presentations, Personal Organization, validation protocol writing, dealing with and managing change, technical (Equipment Specific), analytical problem solving, digital literacy, schedule development, facilitation, collaboration and basic project management.
  • Ability to balance multiple projects at the same time
  • Proven understanding of financial analysis tools.
  • Flexibility to work off-hours 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, enhance your expertise, and improve 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

Apply now for a career that defies imagination

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Join Us

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.