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Amgen Specialist IS Architect in Columbus, Ohio

How Might You Defy Imagination

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 our 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 is time for a career you can be proud of. Join us!

What You Will Do

Does the thought of building an entirely new site, from the ground up excite you? Do you love building and developing high performing teams? If you have a passion for talent development and want to be a part of Amgen’s mission to serve patients – every patient. every time – then check out this exciting new opportunity.

Be part of Amgen's newest and most sophisticated final product assembly and packaging plant. When completed, the Amgen Final Product facility will combine the latest in robotic and automated technologies to allow for maximum operator efficiency in operations. The Final Product facility will not only feature the best in-class device assembly and packaging technologies with embedded industry 4.0 capabilities, but it will also integrate sustainability innovations to reduce carbon and waste, as part of Amgen's plan to be a carbon-neutral company by 2027.

Responsibilities Include

  • Automation & Digital Project Leader for site projects including expansions and upgrade activities, providing day to day technical leadership to the project team in all project phases (design, delivery, startup, commissioning, validation and operational support).

  • Support projects business case developing scope of works, performing cost estimation and project tasks duration

  • Ensure the project budget, schedule and staffing is commensurate to enabling the Manufacturing Information & Technology ecosystem to attain the performance standards required to support the business objectives (e.g.Process Control Systems (PCS), Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Building Automation Systems (BAS), and other Plant Information Systems)

  • Ensure quality of project delivery and adherence to policies, standards, specifications, SOPs and change management.

  • Integrate the requirements of facility management, engineering, information systems, and corporate standard architectures to design the project specific automation architecture for project activities.

  • Support the introduction and the implementation of new technologies to Amgen OIS portfolio

  • Act as client interface, point of escalation and resolve client concerns, developing and reporting project results, technical guidance of a project from concept to delivery, detailed project planning, management of suppliers/contractors/Systems integrators/OEMs, system commissioning and validation, technical solution evaluation, schedule tracking.

  • Manage and support the execution of a varied portfolio of IS projects with appropriate portfolio planning, resource and risk management and financial management for the portfolio Build positive relationships with stakeholders, contribute to key decision making and influence the development of business area strategy where appropriate.

  • Performs cross system analysis, feasibility analysis, scope projects, prioritize deliverables, and recommend efficient solution. Manage multiple initiatives and priorities

  • Effectively manage relationships with IS service owners, business partners, enterprise IS service partners, and vendors

  • Communicates with multiple levels within the organization, highlighting issues and proposing solutions.

  • · Accountable to elicit and analyze needs identified by business stakeholders and convert them into functional design.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS or MS in computer science, engineering, information systems, or related field

  • Industry experience with robotics and cobots, especially with packaging

  • 5+ years’ experience designing, developing, deploying, and operating automated solutions across SaaS, Cloud, On-prem and custom software developed platforms

  • Experience with several Industry 4.0 technologies is a plus including, but not limited to Process Modeling and Simulation, Data Driven Process Control, Augmented Reality, Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems, Automated Guided Vehicles, and Internet of Things. Some specific technologies and capabilities include:

  • Methods and technologies to support Manufacturing Data integrations (e.g. SQL, Web Services/messaging, data mapping)

  • iWAREHOUSE, Systech, Loftware, VirTECS, Autodesk BIM 360

  • Development and deployment of robotic process automation and other intelligent automation technology solutions

  • Supervisory Control or Data Acquisition (SCADA) applications that support manufacturing, preferably biotechnology, pharmaceutical, or related industry.

  • Data analysis and reporting experience by using analytics, visualization and database technologies (OSISoft PI RtReports, Spotfire, Tableau)

  • Full stack development including infrastructure cloud services (Storage, VMs, Network, etc.) as well as application and user experience

Basic education & experience

Doctorate degree

OR

Master’s degree and 2 years of Information Systems and/or Business Analysis and/or Project Management experience

Or

Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of Information Systems and/or Business Analysis and/or Project Management experience

Or

Associate’s degree and 8 years of Information Systems and/or Business Analysis and/or Project Management experience

Thrive

Some of the vast rewards of working here

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.

  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey

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

  • Generous Total Rewards Plan—comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits—with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

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.

Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission – to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment, and inclusion in all that we do. We equip all our staff members to live well-rounded, healthy lives. Most recently, Amgen added benefits for transgender employees and continues to pride itself on industry-leading, family-friendly offerings for families of all compositions.

Apply now for a career that defies imagination

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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.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States and Puerto Rico to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.

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