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Amgen Specialist Information Systems Engineer in Dublin, Ireland

Specialist I nformation S ystems Engineer Manufacturing Information & Technol o gy Systems

Amgen is the world’s leading biopharmaceutical company with a versatile portfolio of products. Our science-based approach has led to the discovery of novel therapies in the areas of cardiovascular disease, oncology, bone health, neuroscience, nephrology and inflammation. Our patient-centered culture fuels our commitment to delight their experience with innovative medicine delivery systems. At Amgen, new ideas are not just welcomed, but celebrated.  You will be joining a team of over 20,000 inspirational colleagues eager to have a positive impact with one mission: to serve every patient every time. 

Are you looking for a meaningful new opportunity applying latest available and emerging technologies to systems that enable the successful development, design, manufacturing, distribution and commercialization of Amgen products?  We are looking for a creative, innovative, highly motivated and strategic Information Systems professional to architect and lead the design and deployment of Manufacturing Information & Technology Systems in the areas of data collection, historian, integration, batch reporting & AI driven advance analytics for our manufacturing facility in Dublin, incorporating the latest digital advancements in alignment with Industry 4.0 / Smart Manufacturing principles.

This role will involve developing and continuously aligning the site manufacturing data ecosystem with rapidly changing business needs and Amgen IS technical roadmaps. They will support complex and exciting IS initiatives that require understanding of analytical problem-solving techniques, project management, lifecycle management and Operational Excellence.

This role is required to possess strong domain expertise in Manufacturing Information/Data Management and technical experience in database and data historian technologies and integration tools. This candidate is expected be proficient and enthusiastic in the areas of Industry 4.0 / Smart Manufacturing and leveraging data and digital technologies to transform manufacturing operations.

*Responsibilities: *

  • Own and shape the design and technology ofthe Manufacturing Information& Technologyecosystem.

  • Partner with thebusiness andsystemarchitects todevelop a vision and multi-year roadmap for theadvancement andlifecycle management of the applications.

  • Manage and/or support the execution of a varied portfolio of IS projects with appropriate portfolio planning, resource and risk management and financial management for the portfolio.

  • Collaborate with the service owners, support teamsand the application run management to maintain and support the systems.

  • Accountable for system compliance, administration, Disaster Recovery, OS & Application Patching.

  • Advancement and maintenance of cyber security controls for manufacturing systems

  • Work closely with the delivery and platform teams to ensure that the applications are aligned with standard city planning approved architectural and development guidelines.

  • Lead selected efforts to design, build, and develop rapid Proof-of-Concept (POC) automated solutions and services. Quickly and iteratively prove or disprove the concepts being considered.

  • Collaborate with business partners to understand how automation can improve workflow and productivity.

  • Synthesize requirements from end-users, application architects, and cybersecurity experts to develop the best automation solutions.

  • Work closely with other business and IS Process Engineers to identify opportunities to stop inefficient practices, simplify business processes, and codify into automated solutions and platforms.

  • Shaping Amgen's future – Keep track of industry andtechnology trends, connect and foster external networking opportunities to deliver valuable insight from other similar professionals in our industry.

  • Performs cross system analysis, feasibility analysis, scope projects, prioritize deliverables, and recommend optimal 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.

  • Travel: Domestic and international travel up to 20% might be essential

*Basic Qualifications: *

  • Master’s degree and4years of information systems or engineering experience  or 

  • Bachelor’s degree and6years of information systems or engineering experience 

*Preferred Qualifications: *

  • Bachelor’s Degree inComputer Science,Engineering,or Information Systems 

  • 8+ years’ experience in a manufacturing environment with5+ years of demonstrated ability in the Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology industries 

  • Knowledge and experience supporting various aspects of Manufacturing Automation Platforms from an IT perspective including system architectures, database philosophies, cyber security, IT hardware, networking, system interfacing and integration

  • Experience inPLC, Batch and SCADAprogramming and troubleshootingacross multiple platforms -Rockwell Automation, Siemens, GE,Wonderware, B&R, etc.

  • Experience with industrial networks such asControlNet (CNET),DeviceNet, Profibus, etc.

  • Experience withData Historian and/or MES and/or laboratory systems and/or IS platforms

  • Strong experience in methods and technologies to support Manufacturing Dataand Systemintegrations (e.g.SQL, Web Services/messaging, data mapping, OPC)

  • Knowledge and experience of assessing, implementing and sustaining Industry 4.0 technologies

  • Familiarity with industry standards for software development life cycle methodologies and 21 CFR Part 11 

  • Experience with validation and change control methodology 

  • Hands-on experience with computerized systems including troubleshooting, reliability and performance improvements 

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills 

  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work collaboratively in a team-based environment 

  • Ability to lead multiple tasks and effectively set priorities 

  • Strong computer skills and possess the ability to apply science-based thinking to practical applications  

  • Energetic, innovativeandtechnically-mindedindividual!

We understand that to successfully sustain and grow as a global enterprise and deliver for patients — we must ensure a diverse and inclusive work environment. 

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. 

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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.