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Amgen Maintenance Technician D Shift Utilities in West Greenwich, Rhode Island


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 Night Shift 7pm - 7am

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and spectacularly 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.

The Rhode Island site is a multi-product, flexible manufacturing site. We’re looking for highly motivated individuals that aspire to be future leaders as we continue this journey and expand our site operations.


What you will do

Let’s do this! Let’s change the world! In this vital role you will be responsible for operating utility systems and performing maintenance activities throughout the ARI site. The position is on a rotating 12 hour night shift (7pm to 7am, day of week varies per shift schedule).

  • Operate a variety of general and pharmaceutical grade utility systems (Boilers, chillers, compressed air, purified water systems, waste system and gases)

  • Perform scheduled and corrective maintenance and repair activities on sophisticated equipment and systems used across the ARI site

  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment and systems

  • Identify equipment performance opportunities and recommends improvements to the maintenance program owners

  • Ensure activities are accomplished in a safe manner and with quality

  • Work in a highly productive and efficient manner to maximize the quantity of activities completed

  • Strict adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and cGMP’s

  • Ensure work is appropriately communicated to system operators and key stakeholders

  • Ensure work order documentation is completed accurately and completely

  • Identify waste, work flow interrupters, and other opportunities for improvement, recommend solutions, and assisting with implementation

  • Maintain a safe work environment through adherence to safety guidelines and policies

  • Identify opportunities to learn new skills and actively participate in development that will improve overall team performance

  • Perform utilities operational and maintenance activities with minimal guidance

  • Serves as a mentor to his/her peers in his responsibilities

  • Provide coaching, guidance, be a trainer to his/her colleagues in the operation and maintenance of the utilities systems

  • Lead by example and create a positive, respectful, professional and consistent work environment at all times

  • Provide on time and accurate communication of issues and updates/reports as vital

  • Provide support when required - this may be outside of normal working hours including nights, weekends and holidays

  • Other tasks as assigned


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 a motivated individual with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree and 2 years of industrial mechanic experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry OR

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

  • High school diploma / GED and 4 years of industrial mechanic experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to interact constructively with peers/teams

  • Strong computer skills

  • Rhode Island Electrical knowledge/license

  • Rhode Island Boiler operation knowledge/license

  • Ability to provide guidance and technical advice to others

Measurement of Key Responsibilities:

  • No lost time injuries or near miss incidents

  • Minimal rework for maintenance activities executed

  • Labor hours expended are appropriate for job

  • All activities are completed per procedure

  • All observed issues are reported in a timely manner


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 for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

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.