Amgen Instrumentation Technician in West Greenwich, Rhode Island
Reporting to E-Shift F&E Instrumentation Manager, the Instrumentation Technician is responsible for maintaining/calibrating systems and performing various maintenance activities throughout the ARI site. The position is on a regular Monday-Friday operations day shift.
Specific duties include:
Perform scheduled calibration and corrective maintenance and repair activities on equipment and systems used across the ARI site
Troubleshoot and repair equipment and systems
Ensure activities are accomplished in a safe manner and with quality
Strict adherence to Standard Operating Procedures and cGMPs
Work in a highly productive and efficient manner to maximize the quantity of activities completed
Ensure work is appropriately communicated to system operators and key stakeholders
Ensure work order documentation is completed accurately and completely
Identify waste, workflow interrupters, and other opportunities for improvement, recommend solutions, and assisting with implementation
Identify opportunities to learn new skills and actively participate in development that will improve overall team performance
Provide support when required - this may be outside of normal working hours including nights, weekends and holidays
Maintenance and calibration activities are executed safely
Maintenance and calibration activities are executed right the first time
Maintenance and calibration activities are executed in timely manner
Maintenance and calibrations activities are executed per applicable procedures
Issues and opportunities that are observed are reported in a timely manner
Measurement of Key Responsibilities:
No lost time injuries or near miss incidents for me
Minimal rework for maintenance activities executed by me
Labor hours expended are appropriate for job
All activities are completed per procedure
All observed issues are reported in a timely manner
Associates degree and 2 years of Maintenance experience
2 years in a technical school setting with hands-on experience
High school diploma / GED and 4 years of Maintenance experience
Effective communication skills (both written and verbal)
Ability to interact constructively with peers/teams
Strong computer skills
Ability to provide guidance and technical advice to others
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.
Amgen requires all staff in the United States and Puerto Rico 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.