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Amgen Automation Maintenance Technician (2nd shift) in New Albany, Ohio


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.

Automation Maintenance Technician


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. At Amgen, we are committed to being science-based and follow a continuous learning approach to advancing science, driving discovery, and igniting innovation that works to help reduce disease. It is in this context that we endorse an inclusive and diverse workforce that helps drive scientific innovation and problem solving, leading to better scientific solutions that benefit both patients and society.

Based in New Albany, Ohio, the site of Amgen’s new advanced product assembly and packaging plant. In this role you will provide technical engineering support on all system/equipment optimization strategies, upgrades, replacements, and modifications. You will evaluate and determine if utility systems, process maintenance, instrumentation/ calibration/electrical systems and technical cleaning systems are maintained in compliance with all applicable industry standards, regulatory standards and FDA standards in the Inspection and Packaging area.

The original work schedule for this role will be an administrative schedule (Monday through Friday, approximately 8 am to 5 pm) and then move to a second shift schedule. As the facility moves into operation, the successful incumbent will be expected to join a shift team structure working to support coverage across Amgen’s 24-hour operations. These shift structures can be a great opportunity to better support individual work/life priorities in Non-Standard Shifts structure.


  • Take part in the coordination of tech support on engineering, regulatory, compliance, calibration, quality, microbial/environmental, technical cleaning, validation, electrical and process automation issues.

  • Assist during regulatory agency inspections. Provide technical support in response to the FDA and other regulatory agencies.

  • Complete advanced maintenance activities or operate and monitor sophisticated plant support equipment in accordance with CFRs, cGMPs, SOPs, job plans and Amgen policies. Investigate complex issues or problems through the mentorship of experienced staff.

  • Assist the team with maintaining an up-to-date working spare parts inventory system for the equipment/systems the team.

  • Evaluate the current maintenance procedures and assist in the changes to optimize the maintenance program, trouble shoot and repair equipment/system failures.

  • Interpret and review utility, process system/ equipment, plumbing, ductwork plans, architectural, and HVAC P&ID’s.

  • Support Operations in Non-Standard shifts that includes weekends and/or holidays as determined by business.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The automation professional we seek will possess these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

High school diploma / GED and 6 years of Technical Engineering experience


Associate’s degree and 4 years of Technical Engineering experience


Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Educational background in Mechatronics, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering

  • Understanding in PLC, Computer Serialization, Packaging Equipment, Inspection System

  • SCADA/PLC Control System experience in Pharmaceutical, Medical Device or Biotechnology Industry

  • Other Automated Control Systems to be supported are: Siemens and Rockwell HMI’s, Cognex Vision System, Sensor and Systech Serialization

  • Experience with automation system hardware and software support, including installation

  • Excellent organizational, project management, problem solving and technical writing capability

  • Strong communication: verbal / written, collaboration, influencing and facilitation

  • MS Office: Word, Excel, Power Point


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.

This position will be paid on an hourly basis. The annualized base pay range for this opportunity in the U.S. is $40.23/hr to $45.76/hr.

In addition to the base salary, 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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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 cancers, 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.

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.