Amgen Sr Associate Maintenance Planner in Thousand Oaks, California

Job Summary

Under general direction, the Senior Associate Maintenance Planner schedules and plans the day to day activities of the facility maintenance teams. Responsible for processing and administering all work order requests and the Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS). Follows up as needed to assure customer satisfactions to work order requirements.


  • Receives all written and electronic customer work requests, verifies completeness of all entries, enter information into CMMS, issues work order ticket, and determines appropriate craft and labor group.

  • Communicates with requester to determine total scope of work and priority of the work to be performed. Keeps requester apprised as to the status of the work order until completion.

  • Administers the preventative maintenance tracking and documentation programs, assigns and distributes the work to the appropriate supervisor, reviews scope and frequency of assignments with the manager and makes changes where required.

  • Identifies resources and materials required to execute the requested work. May verify the availability of those resources prior to scheduling the work or arranges for appropriate alternatives.

  • Acts as a contact/liaison between staff and the requesting department for the planning and scheduling of work performed by team.

  • Assigning and setting up new equipment through the Administrative Asset Equipment process.

  • Reviewing and assigning calibration data sheets to assets requiring calibration.

  • Supports expense / capital projects by administering the change control work order process.

  • Assigns / authors required job plans that support the requested task identified in the work order.

  • Coordinates work schedules with Mfg. Supervisors and staff, follow-up on schedule conflicts, and drives work orders to closure.

  • Generates and provides management reports on topics tracked such as, work order backlog, equipment repair history, maintenance cost, trouble calls, and customer satisfaction.

  • May estimate job requirements for preventative maintenance activities including number/type of staff to be assigned and number of man-hours per task.

  • Attends daily/weekly meetings with facility maintenance management to develop the next day/week's schedule, reviews the status of scheduled work orders, and discusses new, incoming work orders.

  • Coordinates shutdown and creates schedule.

  • Utilizes computerized maintenance management system to manage work orders history and track job status and repair costs.

  • Assists with coordination and recommendation of the use of outside services when outside labor is required to execute jobs.

  • May identify opportunities to improve process, planning or performance through analysis of work order flow, project demands and expectations.

  • May review utilization and cost data to recommend corrective actions to reduce costs.

  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety and compliance procedures.

  • Complies with all company policies and procedures and adheres to company standards.

Basic Qualifications

Master's degree


Bachelor's degree and 2 years of scheduling/planning related experience


Associate's degree and 6 years of scheduling/planning related experience


High school diploma / GED and 8 years of scheduling/planning related experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 years' experience in scheduling/planning activities.

  • Knowledge of and demonstrated computer skills, including Windows, MS Word, MS Project, and Excel

  • Knowledge of building trades, property management, craft skills, and engineering

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must have good organizational skills

  • Ambitious, Self-Starter

  • Must have knowledge of blueprints and utilization of PC based systems.

  • Familiarity with an automated maintenance management system.

  • Must be a team player committed to working in a quality environment

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

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.

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.