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Amgen Maintenance Technician in Thousand Oaks, California


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.

Maintenance Technician


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. Amgen is seeking a Maintenance Technician to join our team. Under general to no supervision, the Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing intermediate installation, troubleshooting, maintenance, repair, testing and documentation/logs of a wide variety of facility and processing equipment used at the Thousand Oaks manufacturing and utility plants. The Maintenance Technician will be responsible for completing various quality system and safety documentation and finishing the work in a safe (in accordance to Hazard Risk Assessments (HRA) and Job Hazard Assessments (JHA)) and timely manner according to planning and predefined schedules with minimal impact to production while aligning with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), standard operating procedures (SOP) and Amgen policies and regulations.


  • Review and provide feedback on maintenance reports, forms and records

  • Revise and review equipment, maintenance or other related procedures

  • Provide regulatory and partner audit support

  • Interpret electrical schematics, I/O wiring and panel drawings, Utility, process system/equipment, plumbing, ductwork and HVAC P&ID's

  • Interact with peers and clients in manufacturing, engineering, maintenance, facility utilities and contracted services

  • Perform general labor duties

  • Participate in On-Call rotations for after-hours facility and manufacturing support and work outside of established shift hours upon short notice


What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree and 2 years of Maintenance experience OR

  • 2 years in a technical school setting with hands-on experience OR

  • High school diploma / GED and 4 years of Maintenance experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 year technical/AA/AS degree in building maintenance, mechanical maintenance, plant engineering or related technical field

  • 2+ years’ experience in an FDA (GMP) or similar regulated environment

  • Experience with installation, troubleshooting, maintenance, repair and testing of mechanical systems, HVAC and utilities equipment

  • Intermediate knowledge of pneumatic, mechanical and hydraulic fundamentals, as well as, intermediate skills in the use of power and hand tools in the building trades, such as plumbing and electrical

  • Oral and written communication skills

  • A high mathematical understanding and excellent reading skills, along with intermediate computer and typing skills


Some of the vast rewards of working here

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.

  • 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.

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.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.