28 days old

Project Manager

Juncos, Puerto Rico 00777
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Job ID: R-97665
Location: Juncos, PR, US 00777

Are you looking for a challenging new opportunity to test and growth your technical skills? We have an immediate need for a Project Manager to join AML's Formulation and Filling Operations Team. This is an outstanding opportunity to seek a variety of challenges and responsibilities in support to our manufacturing facility at Amgen Manufacturing Limited in Juncos, Puerto Rico.

The Role

The Project Manager role will support the execution of manufacturing/quality systems such as productivity/capacity projects, trainings, and business processes. Apply operational, science based, basic compliance knowledge, analytical and problem-solving skills to support manufacturing operations. May serve as the main contact for operational excellence and assist on problem solving on more complex process systems in AML-14 Manufacturing Areas that can include any of the following: Component Preparation, Dispensing, Thawing, Formulation, Analytical Laboratory, Vial Filling and Syringe Filling.

Specific Responsibilities includes but are not limited to:
  • Applies knowledge of Operational Excellence principles and practices in broad areas of assignments
  • Recommends improvements, develops business cases and capability studies, and presents proposals to management.
  • Assess process performance by observation of floor operations and review of performance data.
  • Assist in generation of training materials and may assist in providing training on technical aspects of the process.
  • Provide support of timely execution of OE reports.
  • Lead or support implementation of special projects or initiatives.
  • Work with project leads to complete design and plans within schedule, budget and quality constraints.
  • Interact successfully with Internal/External Customers, Managers, Operations Leaders, Financial Representatives and Manufacturing Leaders and Staff during execution of plans, new initiatives, and routine tasks.
  • Supports AML14 leadership in analysis of operations, planning of activities, long range planning, and deployment of strategic initiatives.
  • Supports idea generation in functions to ensure a pipeline of ongoing projects and pending ideas to align with short- and long-term objectives
  • Facilitate / participate in network benchmarking (learning / sharing)

You will Need:

Doctorate degree and 1 year of manufacturing operation, project management or quality experience


Master's degree and 3 years of manufacturing operation, project management or quality experience


Bachelor's degree and 5 years of manufacturing operation, project management or quality experience

Beyond that, additional preferred qualification are:
  • Educational background in Life Sciences or Engineering
  • Working knowledge of pharmaceutical/biotech processes
  • Skilled in performance of GMP production operations
  • Regulatory knowledge and interactions
  • Participate and help lead cross-functional teams
  • Conceptual problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with technical and management staff within manufacturing, process development, and quality.
  • Strong interpersonal, influencing, and negotiating skills
  • Excellent communications skills (oral and written) and comprehend in English and Spanish
  • Project Management skills with basics knowledge of cost/benefit analysis
  • Computer Literacy; advanced Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Power Point, and management of databases such as Spotfire, Smartsheet
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing (i.e., waste identification, Kaizen, etc.) and other improvement methodologies such as Lean/Six Sigma DMAIC (Certified Preferred)

Our broad approach is one of the reasons why we are regularly recognized as a 'Best Place To Work'. We offer a superior benefits package that includes a competitive healthcare plan, an award-winning retirement and stock plan. And between the paid time off, college coach assistance and wellness program - and on-site child care and fitness facilities - you will find us focused on your well-being too.

Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission - to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

We equip all our staff members to live well-rounded, healthy lives. Most recently, Amgen added benefits for transgender employees and continues to pride itself on industry-leading, family-friendly offerings for families of all compositions.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and uses 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 you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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.



Posted: 2020-05-02 Expires: 2020-06-02

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