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Amgen Senior 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.

Sr. Maintenance Technician


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will be responsible for performing advanced installation, troubleshooting, maintenance, repair, testing, and documentation/logs of aseptic pharmaceutical filling equipment and a wide variety of GMP utility and facility equipment used in manufacturing, utility plants, analytical labs, and office areas.


  • Developing, writing and completing various quality systems and safety documentation such as Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Change Control (CCMS), Non-Conformance (NC), Work Orders (WO), Job Plans (JP), Hazard Risk Assessments (HRA), Job Hazard Assessments (JHA), etc.

  • May be responsible for various aspects of building, utility and production systems/equipment

  • All work must be completed in a safe (in accordance to HRA, JHA, etc.), timely manner according to planning and predefined schedules with minimal impact to production while complying with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), SOP, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and Amgen regulations

  • This role interacts with peers and clients in manufacturing, maintenance, utility plants, analytical labs and contracted services

  • Provide training for staff, clients and projects

  • Provide audit support

  • Reviews and technically approves maintenance reports, forms, plans and records

  • Develops, revises, and reviews equipment, maintenance or other related procedures

  • Interpret and revise loops sheets, electrical schematics, P&ID's, I/O wiring and panel drawings

  • May require second or third shift work

  • Participate in On-Call rotation for after hour’s facility and manufacturing support and may 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 [vital attribute] professional we seek is a [type of person] with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Associate’s degree and 4 years of maintenance experience


High school diploma / GED and 6 years of maintenance experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in building maintenance, mechanical maintenance, plant engineering or related technical discipline

  • Experience in an FDA regulated environment (GMP)

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

  • Ability to perform general labor duties as needed and may be asked to work in various physical locations

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Competence with mathematics, excellent reading skills along with intermediate to advanced computer and typing skills


What you can expect of us

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.

The expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is posted. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

  • Stock-based long-term incentives

  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns

  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

Apply now

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Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your 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.