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Amgen Senior Maintenance Technician - Utilities, Night Shift in Holly Springs, North Carolina

HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

You’ve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? 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, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

Be part of Amgen's newest and most advanced drug substance manufacturing plant. When completed, the Amgen FleX Batch facility will combine the latest in disposable technologies with traditional stainless-steel equipment to allow for maximum flexibility in operations. The FleX Batch facility will not only feature the best in-class drug substance manufacturing 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.

Senior Maintenance Technician - Utilities, Night Shift

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What you will do

Let’s do this! Let’s change the world! In this valuable role, you will provide technical expertise and guidance supporting the start-up of the plant utilities and daily operations.

During construction phase:

  • Partner with the Capital Project Delivery Team representing Site Operations to providing technical support associated with the start-up, commissioning, and qualification of the wide variety of equipment and systems used in Manufacturing, Laboratories, Utilities, and other areas at the site.

  • Support implementation of the Maintenance program meeting all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and safety requirements, local/ global regulations, and Amgen Maintenance excellence standards.

  • Support development, writing and implementation of the Maintenance program documentation including Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Change Control (CCMS), Non-Conformance (NC), Work Orders (WO), Job Plans (JP), Hazard Risk Assessments (HRA), Job Hazard Assessments (JHA), etc.

  • Ensure the safety of all staff during plant construction and start-up operations and maintenance activities.

Post-Construction completion and continued operations:

  • Performing intermediate installation, troubleshooting, maintenance, repair, testing and documentation/logs of process and utility equipment.

  • Performing operations, maintenance and repair activities on utility equipment and systems providing utilities serving Manufacturing, Lab, and various operations across the ANC site:

  • Specific plant systems include: steam, chilled water, compressed air, cooling tower water, and heating hot water.

  • Specific Manufacturing and Lab utility systems include: clean steam, water for injection (WFI), process cooling water, clean compressed air, process gases, process waste, HVAC systems, walk-in cold rooms and freezers, and other environmental control units (chambers).

  • Maintenance activities include inspections, testing, minor/major equipment overhauls, pump rebuild/replacements, valve rebuild/replacements, HVAC troubleshooting/repair, Piping modification/repair, etc.

  • Additional responsibilities include overseeing maintenance service providers and equipment vendors.

  • Completing quality and safety documentation and completing the work in a safe, compliant, and timely manner according to planning and predefined schedules with minimal impact to production while aligning with GMPs, SOPs and Amgen policies and regulations.

  • Work in a highly productive and efficient manner to maximize the quantity of activities completed with focus on maintenance excellence.

  • Ensure work is appropriately communicated to system operators and key stakeholders.

  • Ensure work order documentation is completed accurately.

  • Reviewing and technically approving maintenance reports, forms, plans and records.

  • Identify waste, work-flow interrupters, and other opportunities for improvement, recommend solutions, and assist with implementation.

  • Identify opportunities to learn new skills and actively participate in development that will improve overall team performance.

  • Represent the Utilities Maintenance team in discussions and meetings with management, peers and other site functions.

  • Provide facility and manufacturing support as needed with on-call rotation - this may be outside of normal working hours including nights, weekends and holidays.

In this role, you will be expected to work a 12-hour shift (nights, 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM) on a 2-week rotating schedule. This includes extra benefits such as receiving an added 15% shift differential!

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What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The dedicated professional we seek is a strong problem solver with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma / GED and 6 years of Utility Operations or Maintenance experience

Or

  • Associate’s degree and 4 years of Utility Operations or Maintenance experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of combined education, training, and experience in utility operations and mechanical maintenance with an emphasis on plant utility equipment and systems.

  • 3+ years knowledge of pneumatic, mechanical, and hydraulic systems and ability to effectively perform associated maintenance activities.

  • Knowledge and experience working in a highly regulated function – cGMP.

  • Experience executing and documenting maintenance work orders in a computerized maintenance management system.

  • Ability to interpret P&ID's.

  • Ability to work with minimum direction.

  • Ability to effectively communicate issues and status of tasks in a timely manner.

  • Ability to interact constructively with peers/teams.

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What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.

Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

  • Stock-based long-term incentives

  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns

  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

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Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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