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Amgen Senior Manager Facilities and Engineering 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:

Senior Manager Facilities and Engineering

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

As the head of facilities and capital engineering for the site it will be your main priority to build, empower and develop the onsite facilities team and service providers. With their input you will develop a facilities management strategy to operate, maintain and optimize all facilities and assets. You will contribute to our mission to serve patients by ensuring the reliability of our temperature-controlled storage facility, GMP manufacturing areas, utilities and maintaining an inspiring NextGen work environment for all Amgen employees while ensuring compliance with the GMP and safety requirements. As end-responsible for the long-term strategy for the Amgen Breda location, you will ensure we meet our environmental sustainability goals for 2027.

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

  • Lead and mentor a dynamic team of 10 onsite Facility Management Support & Facilities Engineering professionals, along with 40 dedicated on-site service providers.

  • Assume strategic responsibility for facilities management across seven buildings, encompassing GMP manufacturing, warehouse, cold store, offices, sports accommodation, and utilities.

  • Shape the organization's property strategy and craft a forward-thinking preventative maintenance plan, reliability-centered spare, and maintenance program.

  • Oversee capital engineering projects, empowering project managers and engineers to take the lead.

  • Innovate workplace strategies, optimizing performance and retaining top-tier talent.

  • Navigate negotiations and management of facilities supplier contracts, collaborating closely with procurement on commercial terms and conditions.

  • Advice site leadership team on safety, compliance, and sustainability, drawing insights from research, trends, and technical innovations.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The strategic facilities professional we seek is a people manager with these qualifications.

  • University Degree or relevant experience in Facility Management, Engineering, Real Estate or similar degree.

  • Proven experience in an industrial environment (GMP preferred).

  • Experienced people manager, able to empower teams.

  • Experienced in project management for various types and sizes of capital projects.

  • Experienced in leading large contracts both for capital as well as for operational activities.

  • Proficient in English, both in oral and written communication.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


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. Therefore, Amgen is recognized as Great Place To Work ©.

  • 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, vitality program and a restaurant with healthy food.