Amgen Director of Engineering in Breda, Netherlands

Amgen is one of the world's leading biotechnology companies. We strive to serve patients by transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health or save lives. In everything we do, we aim to fulfill our mission to serve patients.

At Amgen Breda we label, assemble, store and ship our products to various countries worldwide. Amgen Breda receives its products as semi-manufactured goods, which are then packed country specific, stored and eventually shipped to various countries worldwide.

Dedicated Amgen staff in the Netherlands are working on a daily basis on supply chain processes, Engineering, clinical research and marketing and sales of our medicines.

We encourage our employees to have fulfilling and meaningful careers. We offer challenging assignments, career development programs, and valuable growth opportunities. Currently we are looking for a

Director of Engineering

As a Director of Engineering you are part of the Site Leadership team. You are responsible for providing engineering technical leadership to enable the site to fulfill its mission to safely and effectively launch and supply medicines of high quality.

You lead a multidisciplinary team of 35 people and oversee all activities related to the design, development, installation and qualification of new equipment, including significant modifications to the existing packaging lines. The team comprises the following disciplines:

  • Project Engineering

  • Project Management

  • Commissioning and QualificationThis team is strongly linked and aligned with our Maintenance Department.All activities should follow GMP requirements of a highly regulated pharmaceutical environment.You play a key strategic role at the Breda site ensuring it is at the leading edge of technical developments, ready for new product launches and always competitive. You oversee the capital budget (10-15 mio per year) for the site, including business case preparation. Your input is fundamental in the strategic positioning of the site and your team supports the manufacturing team with process improvements and troubleshooting. What do you need to be successful in this role?

  • You have minimum of 10 years of technical (Engineering Maintenance) leadership experience, preferably in a pharmaceutical company, or experience in a Manufacturing/Operations role.

  • You hold a bachelor or master in a technical study (HTS, TU, etc.) or related technical education.

  • Fluent in English both in verbal and written communication. You have strong communication skills with the ability to influence others.

  • You have a strong drive for results; you are capable to both think and act strategically as well as understand and use details to obtain results. You are able to translate your strategic views into practical solutions and actions. Why join Amgen Amgen is a Fortune 150 company and one of the world's leading biotechnology companies operating in nearly 100 countries around the world.We encourage open dialogue and professional debate, and we collaborate with world-class talent and institutions around the globe. We believe in rewarding those who do rewarding work and are committed to providing careers that can help turn the tide of serious, life-interrupting illnesses. NB:

  • An online assessment is part of our recruitment process