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Amgen Senior Automation Engineer in Singapore, Singapore

Role Description:

  • Lead new product launch and optimization operational project initiatives and provide the automation solution.

  • Lead complex operational plant troubleshooting efforts, perform the RCA, develop the corrective and preventive actions, work with stakeholder to ensure production supply.

  • Perform Service Owner and System Owner roles for DeltaV and PLCs at ASM. Make changes to plant control systems under GMP change control to optimize processes and maintain compliance.

  • Responsible for Service Delivery, including the achievement of service agreement, cost management, supplier relationship and service fit for use.

  • Responsible for Service Operations and Lifecycle management: Negotiate SLAs with business partners; Evolve service capabilities and stability; Responsible for the execution of all design, build and run service (and system) activities.

  • Define, measure and improve system performance based on tangible metrics

  • Develop technical solutions to complex problems requiring the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.

  • Direct efforts of automation contractors in the successful execution of efforts by using appropriate development methodologies to establish a PCS, BAS, PES, and MES implementation and Systems Integration that meets Operations' business requirements.

Education / Licenses

  • Advanced degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or Life Sciences

  • Doctorate degree & 2 years of directly related experience OR

  • Master’s degree & 4 years of directly related experience OR

  • Bachelor’s degree & 6 years of directly related experience OR

Relevant Experience

  • 8+ years experience in manufacturing automation, particularly in biotechnology or pharmaceutical bulk operations

  • Must have experience with level 2 Automation systems and be particularly proficient in Emerson, Rockwell and Siemens technology.

  • Experience with installation, administration and troubleshooting computer data networks and servers is preferred.

Competencies / Skills

  • Ability to translate strategic opportunities and emerging technology solutions into tangible pragmatic executable plans

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage projects

  • Experience supporting information interfaces, data conversion and network infrastructure.

  • Automation Technical Support of an operating Bulk Facility

  • Working knowledge of pharmaceutical/biotech processes

  • Working knowledge of GAMP software development lifecycle, ANSI/ISA-S88 and S95 industry standards

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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.

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