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Associate Engineer

New Albany, OH, USA

$ 84,284-110,019 Yearly Engineering Full time Ohio

Posted 3 weeks ago

Full Job Description:


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.

Packaging Engineer


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this role you will into the Senior Manager Engineering under Process Development at the Amgen Ohio (AOH) facility. This position requires the application of diverse and advanced engineering and scientific principles in support of Final Drug Product (FDP) commercial GMP operations at AOH.

The position is expected to travel for approximately 25%.


The Engineer will support the development and implementation of technical solutions for a variety of engineering initiatives supporting the FDP commercial GMP operations at AOH. The position is a key role in the Process Development group and the candidate must manage and/or apply extensive technical expertise in the coordination of multiple, complex, non-routine projects involving the planning, design, reconfiguration, construction, validation, maintenance and alteration of systems, facilities and/or processes. This position will also be required to apply advance and diverse engineering principles to more than one area of engineering (process, unit operations, equipment, devices and materials) in complex process characterization, optimization, scale up or manufacturing support projects.


Project Management

Key responsibilities will include supporting the Technical Transfer of the Amgen product portfolio to AOH. Additional responsibilities will include the provision of technical operations support for the continuous improvement of packaging lines capacity and performance, and advisory of technical improvement projects. The Engineer must ensure effective communication throughout the Amgen commercial site network with all collaborators and deliver on technical improvements.

Technical Support

Act as an authority for FDP GMP operations at AOH, and primarily as technical support for new process equipment and technology. This will include GMP process equipment designtesting, characterization and validation. The Engineer will author such documents as well as be responsible for the execution of said protocols. The Engineer is expected to use technical process knowledge and identify the required expertise to resolve process challenges as needed.

Operational Excellence

Responsible for supporting the delivery of productivity, throughput and general capacity improvements across the AOH manufacturing lines by analyzing, designing, and implementing manufacturing and business process improvements.


The Engineer is expected to build a network of FDP expertise within AOH and across other Amgen commercial operations for product assembly, label and packaging. The position is expected to leverage this network in support of technical expertise for equipment design, testing, characterization and validation at AOH.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The engineering professional we seek will possess these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree


Associate’s degree in Packaging, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Life Sciences and 4 years relevant experience


High school diploma / GED and 6 years of Packaging, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Life Sciences experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication together with proven ability to work in a team environment.
  • Consistent track record of contributing to multi-functional projects.
  • Strong team work, excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience with devices/combination products and the associated manufacturing process.
  • Experience of working with equipment suppliers.
  • Ability to work in a highly regulated and ever changing industry.
  • Ability to learn and rapidly adapt to new requirements in a fast paced environment.
  • An Operational Excellence approach to work product – driving rapid results.
  • A passion to deliver an excellent work product and develop others with an infective positive demeanor!


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.

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