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Amgen Amgen Singapore Capital Portfolio Senior Manager in Singapore, Singapore

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Senior Engineering Project Manager

GCF Grade Level: 06 Site: Amgen Singapore Manufacturing (ASM)

Role Description

Amgen discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science’s promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. Amgen therapeutics has changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people’s lives.

This role is responsible for managing projects for facilities, equipment, and system changes at Amgen’s Singapore Facilities. Specific duties include: Applying project management principles to lead cross functional teams to develop project scopes, obtain funding approval, and implement new or modified facilities, process equipment, and infrastructure. The role will lead the development, analysis and/or implementation of solutions to complex technical issues from idea generation, design, implementation, through project completion. Leading cross-functional project teams including manufacturing, engineering, utility operations, maintenance, quality assurance, and validation to implement facilities and equipment upgrades, changes and installations Provide technical expertise as required to manage and/or perform troubleshooting and resolve equipment and facility issues in the field.


  • Experience in a GMP regulated manufacturing environment with proven safe and successful project management completion

  • Manage the design and/or construction for various size engineering projects of significant scope and complexity, developing project proposals including business drivers and benefits, cost estimates, and execution plans.

  • Managing capital and expense projects in compliance with global Amgen and site standards and procedures to ensure project objectives are achieved safely, on time, on budget, and meeting all quality requirements.

  • Experience managing projects in and around active manufacturing operations and renovating existing facilities and equipment

  • Lead the execution of both new construction and renovation projects in GMP manufacturing, utility, and support areas including contractor supervision and commissioning/validation of systems.

  • Ability to develop project schedules, implementation plans, budgets, develop cash flows, business justification and project design documentation

  • Communicate effectively across multi-functional teams across the company (remote or otherwise) including frequent review of progress vs. schedule vs. cost with appropriate team and provide regular update to client and management.

  • Supervise, coordinate and review work of other team members or third-party resources on an ongoing basis as well as on a project basis.

  • Motivate project team to a successful outcome and ability work independently & collaboratively.

  • Personal mobility to relocate and support projects in JAPAC region eg: capital projects in China.

All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional tasks and responsibilities.

Basic Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree in Engineering or related technical field and 2 years of directly related experience OR

  • Master’s degree in Engineering or related technical field and 6 years of directly related experience OR

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical field and/or 8 years of directly related experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 or more years’ experience in project management manufacturing environment

  • Broad knowledge and experience with design, planning, construction, and startup of all types of projects with specific emphasis on GMP manufacturing, utility systems preferably with both biologics and synthetics manufacturing

  • Understanding of clean utility operations, biopharmaceutical processing equipment, facilities and systems is desired

  • Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in design, engineering, troubleshooting and cross functional team leadership. Development of programs and processes for project management.

  • Proficient presentation and facilitation skills

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.