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Amgen Manager Facilities Maintenance in Breda, Netherlands

If you feel like you’re part of something bigger, it’s because you are. At Amgen our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve together—researching, manufacturing and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It’s time for a career you can be proud of. Join us as:

Manager Facilities Maintenance

At Amgen Breda medicines are labelled, assembled, stored and eventually shipped to various countries worldwide. Every day more than 1000 people with 38 different nationalities are working on supply chain processes, manufacturing, marketing and sales of our medicines and clinical research into new medicines.


What you will do

The Amgen owned facilities in Breda cover seven buildings, including GMP manufacturing, warehouse and cold-store, offices and utilities. Facilities Maintenance is responsible for the 24/7 operation of the site and building infrastructure which include electrical power, high density warehouse storage systems, HVAC, chilled water, boilers, cold rooms and chambers, life safety (doors, fire alarm, fire suppression, power), plumbing and building management systems. In the role as Manager Facilities Maintenance you will supervise facilities engineers, warehouse engineers and maintenance technicians in the completion of all facilities preventative and corrective maintenance.

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will:

  • Coach, develop and support your team members and contractors to ensure high standards of daily maintenance operations in Facilities;

  • Continuously improve the business processes and maintenance plans to prepare for future needs and technical developments;

  • Daily communication with customers to evaluate building issues, perform root cause analysis, and implement temporary or permanent solutions;

  • Assess maintenance and building infrastructure issues, assemble the proper team for resolution, and communicate timely status updates to key stakeholders;

  • Manage outside contractors, vendors and trades for in house customer needs;

  • Participate in the ongoing goals and visioning processes for continuous improvement.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The facilities maintenance professional we seek is a self-starter with these qualifications:

  • At least 5 years relevant experience in an industrial environment and 3 years of experience in people management and/or project management;

  • Experience in a highly regulated environment (pharmaceutical, high tech, high-end food) is a plus;

  • Experience in managing large contracts both for capital as for operational activities;

  • Excellent communication (Dutch & English) and interpersonal skills;

  • Ability to work on own initiative, multi-task and prioritize.


What you can expect of us

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.

  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization.

  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act.

  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising competitive salary, bonus structure, fixed 13th month, holiday allowance and a collective health insurance.

  • Focus on vitality with an on-site gym, sports fields and a restaurant with healthy food.

Please note:

  • Due to our relocation policy, for this vacancy, we can only consider candidates who reside in the Netherlands or candidates who live on a commuting distance from Amgen Breda.

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.