Amgen

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Searching for the Answers Within

At Amgen, we believe in a “biology first” approach. We use cutting-edge science and technology to study the subtlest biological mechanisms in search of therapies that will improve the lives of those who suffer from serious diseases. Amgen believes the cure for disease can be found inside each and every one of us.

 
 

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    The Amgen Difference

    We are united and steadfastly focused on a single mission—helping patients.

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    Quick Facts

    Founded in 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies.

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    Mission and Values

    Amgen strives to serve patients by transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health or save lives.

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    Leadership

    As one of the early pioneers of the biotech industry, Amgen's innovative and inspirational leadership is a core part of our social architecture.

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    How We Operate

    At Amgen, we are relentless in applying the highest ethical standards to everything we do.

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    Awards and Accolades

    Amgen has been the recipient of numerous awards and accolades over the years, ranging from recognition of our pioneering science and innovation, philanthropy and corporate social responsibility to our commitment to being a great place to work.

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    History

    For more than 35 years, Amgen has been unlocking the potential of biology for patients.

Amgen Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
May 09, 2019
Full time
Category:  Maintenance Job ID:  R-75962 Location:  Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360 Posted Date: 5/7/2019 Amgen Thousand Oaks is looking for a Maintenance Technician who will be responsible for performing intermediate installation, troubleshooting, maintenance, repair, testing, and documentation/logs of a wide variety of office utility and facility equipment used in manufacturing, utility plants, analytical labs, and office areas in addition to completing various quality system and safety documentation.  All work to be completed in a safe (in accordance to HRA, JHA, etc.) and timely manner according to planning and predefined schedules with minimal impact to production while complying with GMP, SOP, CFR and Amgen regulations.   Other responsibilities include: Review and provide feedback on maintenance reports, forms, and records Revise, and review equipment, maintenance or other related procedures Provide regulatory and partner audit support Interprets electrical schematics, I/O wiring and panel drawings, Utility, process system/equipment, plumbing, ductwork, and HVAC P&ID's Interact with peers and clients in manufacturing, maintenance, utility plants, analytical labs and contracted services Participate in On-Call rotations for after-hours facility and manufacturing support and may work outside of established shift hours upon short notice May require second or third shift work General labor duties     Basic Qualifications: Associate’s degree and 2 years of Maintenance experience OR 2 years in a technical school setting with hands-on Maintenance experience OR High school diploma/GED and 4 years of Maintenance experience   Preferred Qualifications: 2 year technical/AA/AS degree in building maintenance, mechanical maintenance, plant engineering 2+ years in an FDA (GMP) or similar regulated environment Experience with installation, troubleshooting, maintenance, repair and testing of HVAC, laboratory and utilities equipment Intermediate knowledge of pneumatic, mechanical, and hydraulic fundamentals as well as intermediate skills in the use of power and hand tools in the building trades such as carpentry, plumbing, and electrical Effective oral and written communication skills Intermediate computer and typing skills       James
Amgen Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
May 09, 2019
Full time
Category:  Maintenance Job ID:  R-72478 Location:  Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360 Posted Date: 4/5/2019   The Sr. Maintenance Technician role will be responsible for performing advanced installation, troubleshooting, maintenance, repair, testing, and documentation/logs of a wide variety of office utility and facility equipment used in manufacturing, utility plants, analytical labs, and office areas. Responsibilities include: Developing, writing and completing various quality systems and safety documentation such as Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Change Control (CCMS), Non-Conformance (NC), Work Orders (WO), Job Plans (JP), Hazard Risk Assessments (HRA), Job Hazard Assessments (JHA), etc. May be responsible for various aspects of building, utility and production systems/equipment All work must be completed in a safe (in accordance to HRA, JHA, etc), timely manner according to planning and predefined schedules with minimal impact to production while complying with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), SOP, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and Amgen regulations This role interacts with peers and clients in manufacturing, maintenance, utility plants, analytical labs and contracted services Provide training for staff, clients and projects Provide audit support Reviews and technically approves maintenance reports, forms, plans and records Develops, revises, and reviews equipment, maintenance or other related procedures Interpret and revise loops sheets, electrical schematics, P&ID's, I/O wiring and panel drawings   Basic Qualifications: Associate’s degree and 4 years of maintenance experience OR High school diploma / GED and 6 years of maintenance experience   Preferred Qualifications: Participate in On-Call rotation for after hour’s facility and manufacturing support and may work outside of established shift hours upon short notice Experience in building maintenance, mechanical maintenance, plant engineering or related technical discipline Experience in an FDA regulated environment (GMP) Knowledge of pneumatic, mechanical, and hydraulic fundamentals as well as skills in the use of power and hand tools in the building trades such as carpentry, plumbing, and electrical Ability to perform general labor duties as needed and may be asked to work in various physical locations Effective oral and written communication skills Competence with mathematics, excellent reading skills along with intermediate to advanced computer and typing skills       James
Amgen Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
May 09, 2019
Full time
Category:  Maintenance Job ID:  R-71690 Location:  Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360 Posted Date: 4/8/2019 Job Summary Under minimal direction, the Electrician is responsible for performing/providing electrical, repair, installation and troubleshooting of electrical equipment used at Thousand Oaks B7 Epogen® (EPO) manufacturing facilities and utility plants.   All work is to be completed to assure minimal impact to production while complying with Amgen Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) policies and regulations.    The Electrician is responsible for having all work completed in a safe (in accordance to Hazard Risk Assessments (HRA) and Job Hazard Assessments (JHA)) and timely manner according to planning and predefined schedules with minimal impact to production while complying with standard operating procedures (SOPs).   Position Responsibilities: Perform advanced maintenance, installation, operation and design of electrical equipment in manufacturing facilities and utility plants Ensure that work order documentation is completed with accurate information Maintain, interpret and review electrical power distribution drawings, electrical schematics, cable and conduit schedules and panel schedules Maintain an up-to-date GMP training record Maintain an on-going two-way performance dialogue with your manager Notify your manager of any training needs and advise them of any factors impacting your ability to perform work Perform tasks in accordance with the planning and scheduling process Support on-call response by maintaining a pager or cell phone while on-call Plan and schedule your own work activities with operations staff to minimize impact to production activities Experience with Building 7/7U Electrical PM’s: VFD’s (Pumps and Air Handlers) Motor Amperage Checks Emergency Lighting Inspection EDG monthly, semi, annual, tri. quin UPS quarterly, semi, annual, quin Coordinating electrical power outages Automatic Transfer Switches EDG’s (Monthly, Quarterly, Semi Annual & Annual) GFCI’s Insect Electrocuter   Basic Qualifications Associate’s degree and 4 years of electrician and industrial electrical experience OR High school diploma / GED and 6 years of electrician and industrial electrical experience    Preferred Qualifications Highly skilled craftsperson and knowledgeable in installation, maintenance and design of electrical equipment Advanced knowledge of power distribution systems, UPS systems, variable speed drives, emergency generators, motors, breakers and motor control centers Understanding of process control systems, including those that are computer based Training or hands on experience in specialized subjects such as electrical theory, electrical controls, analog or digital electronics and the operation and maintenance of a wide variety of electrical equipment Ability to effectively communicate ideas through verbal and written form Advanced computer skills Ability to interact constructively with peers/teams Ability to seek outside resources Licensed Electrician Experience in cell culture manufacturing facilities Experience in CMMS (MAXIMO) system, specifically in work order execution and job plan review and evaluation Experience in troubleshooting of highly automated systems/equipment Availability to work non-standard shifts, including holidays and weekends Familiarity with Amgen Building 7/7U Electrician with industrial electrical experience and/or biotech familiarity Experience with GMP and GMP documentation practices   Perform per Amgen LOTO procedure Escort/Oversee Contractors for electrical support Respond to electrical issues On Call support for after hours and weekends as needed Available to work OT as needed Corrective Action electrical work orders Replace/Repair lighting (Lamps & Ballast)       James
Amgen Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
May 09, 2019
Full time
Category:  Maintenance Job ID:  R-74232 Location:  Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360 Posted Date: 4/9/2019 Amgen Thousand Oaks is seeking a Senior Instrument Technician to report to the Maintenance Manager.  The Senior Instrumentation Technician is responsible for performing calibration, repair, installation, troubleshooting and documentation of instruments used on process control systems and building systems in production plants, utility plants and facilities suited and designed for material manufacturing. All work must be completed in a safe and timely manner in accordance to Hazard Risk Assessments (HRA) and Job Hazard Assessments (JHA).All work will be performed according to planning and predefined schedules with minimal impact to production while complying with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), standard operating procedures (SOP) and Amgen policies and regulations.   Position Responsibilities: Perform calibrations of metrology related equipment Perform instrument calibrations for process, utility and analytical equipment and systems Troubleshoot and repair site instrumentation and control system issues Ensure work is completed in a safe and compliant manner in accordance with applicable procedures Ensure that calibration and repair activities are documented in an accurate and compliant manner Execute according to planning and predefined schedules with minimal impact to production while complying with GMP, SOP, CFR and Amgen regulations Knowledge of pneumatic, mechanical, and electronic instrumentation fundamentals, including process control loops, loop checks, loop tuning and troubleshooting computer based control systems (PLC, BMS, DCS, and various HMI) Review and provide feedback on calibration and maintenance reports, forms, and records Revise and review calibration, maintenance or other related procedures Provide regulatory and partner audit support Interpret electrical schematics, I/O wiring and panel drawings, utility, process system/equipment, plumbing, ductwork, and HVAC P&ID's Interact with peers and clients in manufacturing, maintenance, utility plants, analytical labs and contracted services Perform general labor duties and may work in a variety of locations Participate in on-call rotations for after-hours facility and manufacturing support and work outside of established shift hours upon short notice   Basic Qualifications: Associate’s degree and 4 years of instrumentation/calibration experience OR High school diploma / GED and 6 years of instrumentation/calibration experience   Preferred Qualifications: Associate’s degree in metrology, instrumentation, electronics, or related technical discipline Experience performing maintenance and troubleshooting on electrical systems up to 480V 2 years in an FDA (GMP) or similar regulated environment Experience executing and documenting instrumentation work orders in Maximo or similar computerized maintenance management system Strong leadership, technical writing and communication/presentation skills Advanced understanding of process control loops, loop checks, and loop tuning of process control systems Experience with Rosemount instrumentation, Foundation Fieldbus communications and Delta V process control system A high mathematical understanding, excellent reading skills along with intermediate computer and typing skills   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.       James
Amgen Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
May 08, 2019
Full time
Category:  Maintenance Job ID:  R-75962 Location:  Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360 Posted Date: 5/7/2019 Amgen Thousand Oaks is looking for a Maintenance Technician who will be responsible for performing intermediate installation, troubleshooting, maintenance, repair, testing, and documentation/logs of a wide variety of office utility and facility equipment used in manufacturing, utility plants, analytical labs, and office areas in addition to completing various quality system and safety documentation.  All work to be completed in a safe (in accordance to HRA, JHA, etc.) and timely manner according to planning and predefined schedules with minimal impact to production while complying with GMP, SOP, CFR and Amgen regulations.   Other responsibilities include: Review and provide feedback on maintenance reports, forms, and records Revise, and review equipment, maintenance or other related procedures Provide regulatory and partner audit support Interprets electrical schematics, I/O wiring and panel drawings, Utility, process system/equipment, plumbing, ductwork, and HVAC P&ID's Interact with peers and clients in manufacturing, maintenance, utility plants, analytical labs and contracted services Participate in On-Call rotations for after-hours facility and manufacturing support and may work outside of established shift hours upon short notice May require second or third shift work General labor duties     Basic Qualifications: Associate’s degree and 2 years of Maintenance experience OR 2 years in a technical school setting with hands-on Maintenance experience OR High school diploma/GED and 4 years of Maintenance experience   Preferred Qualifications: 2 year technical/AA/AS degree in building maintenance, mechanical maintenance, plant engineering 2+ years in an FDA (GMP) or similar regulated environment Experience with installation, troubleshooting, maintenance, repair and testing of HVAC, laboratory and utilities equipment Intermediate knowledge of pneumatic, mechanical, and hydraulic fundamentals as well as intermediate skills in the use of power and hand tools in the building trades such as carpentry, plumbing, and electrical Effective oral and written communication skills Intermediate computer and typing skills   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.       James
Amgen Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
May 08, 2019
Full time
The role of the Administrative Coordinator is to perform a variety of complex administrative support activities; to execute significant amount of travel arrangements and expense reporting; to assist in report generation as requested; to support PowerPoint presentation development; to facilitate tracking of deliverables and timelines as directed; and to manage the coordination of meeting logistics, minutes and other duties as assigned. Key responsibilities include: Managing complex calendars and scheduling multiple complex meetings Ordering office supplies as requested Making travel arrangements, including sedan transportation, and preparing expense reports to meet the necessary deadlines Assisting with preparation of presentations and meeting agendas Managing departmental administrative files Performing administrative duties as assigned Maintaining distribution, contact and personnel lists Coordinating mailings and courier/deliveries Managing the administrative aspects of relationships with outside experts and vendors Participating in department project teams Provide backup support to additional department ACs Managing individual and team calendars (Outlook) Coordinating local meetings: arrange travel, meeting arrangements, visitor accommodations including visitor badges as needed Organizing meeting rooms, including logistics, catering and equipment needs Preparing agendas and take-action items as required Assisting with special projects as requested by the Leadership Team and others within the group Timely Registration for conferences, congresses, seminars, and internal meetings Arranging ancillary meetings during major conferences Basic Qualifications: Associate Degree and 2 years of Administrative experience OR High School diploma/GED and 4 years of Administrative experience Preferred Qualifications: Helpful, can-do attitude with a solution-oriented approach Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple people at once including their busy calendars Detail-oriented proven skills Excellent travel and meeting planning skills Good external customer communication skills Strong Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint Skills Excellent organizational and time management skills Ability to prioritize projects of greater urgency and importance under pressure Excellent Project management skills Calm under pressure Amgen experience Experienced and proficient with all current Amgen technologies and platforms Bachelor’s degree Experience working in biopharma industry 5+ years of experience in an administrative support role supporting large teams at different levels Managing multiple calendars including coordination across multiple time zones Outstanding written, verbal, and presentation skills in communicating key business Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment Ability to liaise with cross-functional team members and effectively communicate with internal and external business partners Discretion in dealing with proprietary information Polite and personable ‘Team Player’ 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.       James