Senior Engineer
West Greenwich , Rhode Island
October 29, 2016
Career Category

Job Description
The Senior Engineer reports to the Senior Manager of the Downstream Process Engineering group. The position is responsible for providing process engineering support at the Amgen Rhode Island site.

Specific duties include:

Applying engineering principles to recommend, design, and implement new equipment or system modifications.

Work closely with multiple disciplines, including manufacturing, engineering, utility operations, maintenance, quality assurance, and validation to implement operational improvements.

Provide technical support to commercial manufacturing.

Troubleshoot and resolve equipment, automation, or process issues in the field.

Ensure optimal and cost-effective performance and reliability for process systems.

Develop, organize, analyze, and present results for operational issues and engineering projects of moderate scope and complexity.

Communicate with supervisor and support staff, highlight issues and propose solutions.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree
Master's degree and 3 years of Engineering experience
Bachelor's degree and 5 years of Engineering experience
Associate's degree and 10 years of Engineering experience
High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering or related technical field.

5+ years' experience in engineering in a manufacturing support environment with 3 years' experience in the Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology industries.

Experience with Mammalian Cell Culture, Protein Purification, Clean Utilities, CIP, SIP and Production Services. Purification unit operation experience such as Chromatography and Ultrafiltration.

Experience with Tech Transfer, Process Design, and Commissioning.

Experience with validation and change control methodology.

Direct experience with regulated environments (i.e. cGMP, OSHA, EPA) including detailed understanding of cGMPs.

Demonstrated interpersonal and facilitation skills and ability to work in a collaborative team based environment.

Ability to apply analytical skills to evaluate and interpret complex problems using multiple sources of information.

Demonstrated ability to lead and influence cross-functional teams and embrace a team-based culture.

Familiarity with designing and operating equipment used in biopharmaceutical manufacturing.

Amgen discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science's promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people's lives.

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.


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