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Amgen Sr Automation Engineer in New Albany, Ohio


You’ve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you’ve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. 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. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

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 the Amgen Advanced Assembly and Final Product Operation, a new facility focused on medical device assembly and packaging of injectable medicines. When completed, the Advanced Assembly and Final Product Operation facility will not only feature the best in-class 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.

Senior Automation Engineer: New Albany


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 fuel 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 this vital role will apply advanced and diverse engineering principles to the design and implementation of major system modifications, experiments, process and/or capital projects.


  • Develop, organize, analyze and present interpretation of results for operational issues or engineering projects of significant scope and complexity

  • Complete sophisticated or novel assignments requiring development of new and/or improved engineering techniques and procedures.

  • Develop detailed specification and engineering policies and procedures that affect multiple organizational units.

  • Apply knowledge of engineering principles and practices outside of area of discipline expertise to broad variety of assignments in related fields.

  • Work with research, manufacturing, process development, utilities, facilities, quality assurance and validation departments in developing requirements and recommendations for large and/or highly complex system/facility modifications.

  • Work with project managers to complete design and engineering projects within schedule, budget and quality constraints.

  • Coordinate the work of consultants, architects and engineering firms on development of standard design documents.


What we expect of you

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

Doctorate degree


Master’s degree and 3 years of Automation experience in Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices or Biotechnology industries


Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of Automation experience in Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices or Biotechnology industries


Associate’s degree and 10 years of Automation experience in Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices or Biotechnology industries


High school diploma/GED and 12 years of Automation experience in Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices or Biotechnology industries

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The automation professional we seek is a dynamic, technical savvy individual with these qualifications:

  • Advance degree in Computer, Electrical, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering

  • Knowledge and/or experience of pharmaceutical/biotech processes, especially in the area of final drug product operations

  • Knowledge in Data Integrity and Security

  • Extensive understanding and background in programming, design, installation, validation and lifecycle management of manufacturing process controls, automation, field instrumentation technologies.

  • Exposure to Machine Vision, Serialization, Robotics, and Rockwell software platform

  • Ability to interpret and apply GAMPs and GMPs and familiarity with documentation in a highly regulated environment

  • Comprehensive understanding of validation protocol execution requirements as well as knowledge of validation processes and requirements as applied to new equipment installations

  • Organizational, project management, problem solving, as well as validation protocol and technical writing capability

  • Excellent communication (verbal / written) and presentation skills

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills including; collaboration, influencing and facilitation

  • Strong digital literacy, particularly in Word, Excel, Power Point

  • Understanding of Operational Excellence and Lean Transformation in the Automation and Engineering Context


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


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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.

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.

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