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Amgen Sr Maintenance Technician in Breda, Netherlands

Join Amgen, a global leader in biotechnology, and become part of something bigger. Our shared mission to serve patients drives us to excel in all that we do. We are a team of global collaborators, working together to research, manufacture, and deliver life-changing products to over 10 million patients worldwide. It's time for a career that you can be truly proud of.

At Amgen Breda our dedicated team of over 1000 professionals from 42 different nationalities is responsible for labeling, assembling, storing, and shipping medicines to countries around the world. Join us as:

Sr Maintenance Technician


What you will do

In this role, you will be a crucial part of our maintenance department, ensuring the availability of our semi- and fully automated packaging, labeling, and assembly machines within our state-of-the-art production facility. You will also support our warehousing and facilities operations. As an all-round technician, you will develop expertise in automated packaging equipment and utilize data analysis to identify improvement opportunities. Your contributions will directly impact the supply of life-saving medicines to our patients.

Amgen is at the forefront of automation, robotics, digitalization, and other innovative initiatives, making it an exciting time to join us. Are you ready to be challenged and make a real difference?

As a Maintenance Technician, you will:

  • Perform maintenance activities and analyses on a wide variety of machines, processes, and systems.

  • Collaborate closely with our manufacturing and quality teams to prioritize and find solutions for technical challenges.

  • Support projects involving the commissioning of new equipment, ensuring adherence to mechanical design specifications.

  • Provide technical training to shopfloor personnel.

  • Identify opportunities to enhance equipment reliability and contribute to our preventive maintenance plan.

  • Work in 3 shifts, providing both corrective and preventive maintenance support.


What we expect of you

To thrive in this role, we expect you to bring the following qualifications:

  • MBO level of education, obtained through formal training and / or proven experience.

  • Experience in a maintenance environment.

  • Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and mechatronic maintenance, with a willingness to further develop your skills.

  • Ability to work effectively in teams and communicate proficiently in English, with Dutch language skills preferred.

  • Interest in continuous improvement, Lean maintenance principles, and emerging technologies.

  • Curiosity about robotics and automation.

  • Preferably, a good understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) or other regulated environments.


What you can expect of us

When you join Amgen, we commit to supporting your professional and personal growth, just as we develop treatments that care for others. Therefore, Amgen is regularly recognized as a Best Place To Work © .

  • Abundant opportunities for learning and development, with potential career progressions to Lead Technician, Maintenance Engineer, and various other roles across our organization.

  • A diverse and inclusive community where your ideas are valued and empowered.

  • A generous Total Rewards Plan, including a competitive salary, a 5% target bonus, a fixed 13th month, holiday allowance, and a collective health insurance. Additionally, we provide a 31.1% shift allowance for working in 3 shifts.

  • A focus on vitality, with access to an on-site gym, vitality programs, and a restaurant serving healthy food.