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Senior Manufacturing Process Technician - AML6 Downstream

Juncos, Puerto Rico 00777
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Job ID: R-101603
Location: Juncos, PR, US 00777

Amgen is looking for an expert and hardworking manufacturing operator to join AML6-Drug Substance Purification, Buffer & Component Preparation Downstream team as Sr. Manufacturing Process Technician to support the non-standard shift work scheduled.

The role

This is an exceptional opportunity to gain a deep insight into the solutions and equipment that form the foundation of our state-of-the-art Mammalian Cell Culture facility. After the completion of the onboarding and applicable trainings/qualifications we will give you all the insight you need into how to prepare the kit, handle, weigh and dispensing operations, and use our Autoclave and Part Washer systems.

We will also ask you to monitor sampling and testing, keep process and results documents up-to-date. You will also use pumps, sterile tube welders, aseptic connectors and other tools to ensure everything runs smoothly. With sight of so much of the shop floor, you will also play an integral in our efforts to streamline our methods & processes and become even more efficient.

The department

The AML-6 Facility is the home of elite, multi-product Drug Substance Manufacturing Operations. The facility highlights the combination of groundbreaking manufacturing sciences and process technology, advanced equipment engineering and automation, and a culture of opportunities integrating cross-functional teams from across the site with the goal of achieving being the best mammalian drug substance manufacturing facility in the world.

As part of a non-standard rotating shift, the team focuses on a range of readiness, setup, manufacturing processing and analytical testing duties. There will also be opportunities to take on Cell Culture and Purification activities.

Basic qualifications

You'll need to have an Associate Degree and 4+ years of manufacturing operations and/or mechanical/maintenance experience within a GMP regulated environment


High School Diploma and 6+ years of manufacturing operations and/or mechanical/maintenance experience within a GMP regulated environment.

Beyond that, additional preferred qualifications are:

  • Robust knowledge and proven successful track execution of Good Manufacturing Procedures.
  • Hands on experience with SAP, EBR and Equipment Interphase (HMIs) systems.
  • Basic Mathematics and problem-solving skills.
  • Competent performing assembling disassembling, operating and understanding equipment per procedures.
  • Knowledge with basic computer operations, such as ability to navigate in MS Office, use email, and complete training using Computer Based Training (CBT).
  • Ability and willingness to work any shift in support of operations that may include 24/7.
  • Organization skills and talent to perform assignments with a high degree of attention to detail.
  • Capacity to follow written procedures, recognize and report malfunctions and make adjustments to equipment.
  • Good documentation skills.
  • Written and oral communication skills in English and Spanish.

Time spent in a classified room performing and monitoring critical processes or executing testing on the floor such as pH, conductivity; hands on experience with SAP, EBR and Equipment Interphase (HMIs) systems and equipment preparations (CIP/PT/SP) would help. But if you are ambitious, practically-minded and confident working in teams, we can give you the skills and platform to quickly progress your career.

The benefits

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 an award-winning retirement and stock plan. And between the paid time off, 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.

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: 2020-07-23 Expires: 2020-08-23

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