Amgen Sr Mfg Process Technician in New Albany, Ohio
Senior Manufacturing Process Technician
Does the thought of building an entirely new site from the ground up excite you? Do you love building and developing successful 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 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.
What you will do
Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this role you will be operating an automated and innovative manufacturing equipment for the packaging operations of our products. This individual will be trained and cross-trained to both operate and troubleshoot issues (in the event of faults and machine stops) across a variety of equipment such as: automated, assembly, labeling, printing and robotic automation. In addition to equipment operation and troubleshooting, the technician will ensure product quality as a result of the performance of the equipment. Based on their mechanical proficiency, the process technician will conduct machine troubleshooting and problem-solving skills in a fast paced manufacturing environment.
Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Under limited supervision, perform equipment setup, operation, troubleshoot to meet all standards for safety, quality and efficiency.
Maintain machine uptime, perform any fault clearing and clear stoppages on automated equipment.
Perform basic, routine manufacturing process operations such as dispensing of raw materials, material reconciliation, line clearance, basic analytics, and record transactions
Assist in the review of documentation for assigned areas (i.e. procedures, job plans, logs, area audits and batch records)
Assist as training resource on manufacturing tasks and equipment use
Use human machine interfaces (HMIs) to identify alarms and correct line stoppages.
Ensures components and products are available for a continuous operation.
Carries out equipment inspections and generates emergency, corrective, or preventative work orders as needed in the Maximo system.
Troubleshoot and identify potential solutions for mechanical errors, safety issues or general operating inefficiencies within the production processes.
Partner with cross-functional teams to help drive improvement opportunities.
Able to use computer systems to support material inventory system (SAP transactions) and electronic batch records.
Oversight of equipment/process validation protocols independently.
Safely follow standardized operating procedures including material handling, record keeping, assembly and packaging. Must follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
Reports to Team Leader or Production Supervisor of any discrepancies to ensure quality standards and safety of operations are always maintained.
Train fellow staff on the manufacturing processes, equipment, and general skills.
What we expect of you
We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Sr Mfg. Process Technician professional we seek is an individual contributor with these qualifications.
Associate’s degree and 4 years of technical experience in Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, or Packaging environment
High school diploma and 6 years of technical experience in Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, or Packaging environment
Ability to follow written procedures.
Capability to diagnose malfunctions and perform equipment setup.
Educational Background in Mechanical, Electronic Engineering Technology or Industrial Mechanics.
Working experience in GMP, Medical Device, or Biotech Manufacturing regulated environment.
Ability to use computer systems to support the material inventory system (SAP transactions) and electronic batch records.
Excellent attention to detail, good organization, and capable of working independently..
Able to work in small groups and cross functional teams to troubleshoot issues, identify and implement collective corrective actions.
Experience working with highly automated equipment.
Experience working with Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs).
Experience working with discrete component assembly.
Good documentation planning and inventory skills.
Ideal candidate will have keen eye for quality, is self motivated, and will work collaboratively within a team, and possess a positive demeanor.
Knowledgeable of the following technical areas: Packaging or Process Equipment/System Maintenance
Available to support Operation in Non-Standard shift that includes weekends and /or holidays as determined by business.
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
for a career that defies imagination
Objects in your future are closer than they appear. 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.
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