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Amgen Sr. Associate Maintenace Planner 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.

Senior Associate Maintenance Planner


What you will do

Let’s do this! Let’s change the world! In this vital role you will be responsible for providing Plant Utility planning and scheduling support at the Amgen Rhode Island site.

  • Work closely with multiple disciplines, including manufacturing, process engineering, process development, utility operations, maintenance, quality assurance, and validation to implement operational improvements.

  • Support Project Implementation ensuring execution per schedule in accordance with project timelines.

  • Work independently to develop the scope of work, resource requirements, and parts requirements to complete preventive and corrective maintenance tasks in a safe, compliant, efficient and effective manner.

  • Write clear, concise, and accurate Job Plan steps within the CMMS for corrective and preventive maintenance work orders.

  • Clearly communicate with Customers, F&E, Quality and Central Inventory staff regarding work order status and requirements.

  • Collaborate with customers and craft groups to schedule maintenance activities as required to support site operations.

  • Coordinate maintenance activities into efficient groupings to allow efficient execution by F&E crafts while minimizing the interruption to customer operations.

  • Identify and coordinate contractor resources as required to effectively complete tasks.


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 self-starter with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma / GED and 8 years of maintenance support experience OR

  • Associate’s degree and 6 years of maintenance support experience OR

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of maintenance support experience OR

  • Master’s degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • proven experience in a mechanical or utilities related maintenance or maintenance support role or demonstrated ability in a maintenance engineering support role.

  • Direct experience with regulated environments (i.e. cGMP, OSHA, EPA) including detailed understanding of cGMPs.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work with minimal direction.

  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to follow up.

  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills with a high degree of mechanical aptitude.

  • Broad skills and experience with maintenance and operations of plant utility systems and equipment.

  • Demonstrated ability to function within cross-functional teams and adopt a team-based culture.

  • Experience with Mammalian Cell Culture, Protein Purification, Clean Utilities, CIP, SIP, Production Services and GMP Utilities

  • Broad skills and experience with maintenance of utilities or process equipment.

  • Knowledge of work forecasting methods.

  • Ability to apply Microsoft Excel and various data base querying tools.

  • Demonstrated skills and experience utilizing Maximo to manage maintenance programs.


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.