Associate Automation Engineer

Published
March 14, 2020
Location
West Greenwich, RI
Job Type
 

Description

Amgen

Job ID: R-95696
Location: West Greenwich, RI, US 02817

The Associate Automation Engineer works with the Manager of the Automation group. The position is responsible for providing Automation Engineering support at the Amgen Rhode Island site. Responsibilities include::

  • Work closely with multiple disciplines, including manufacturing, process engineering, process development, utility operations, maintenance, quality assurance, and validation to implement operational improvements.
  • Provide technical support to commercial and clinical manufacturing as needed, specific to process control, automation infrastructure and utility systems.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve equipment, automation or process issues in the field.
  • Develop, organize, analyze, and present results for operational issues and engineering projects of small scope and complexity.
  • Proactively highlighting issues and proposing solutions.
  • Work in a small group of engineers and/or technicians on an ongoing or project basis.
  • Execute tasks under the general direction of lead engineers to complete design and engineering within schedule and budget constraints.
  • System owner responsibilities such as change control, maintenance, backup/restore and disaster recovery
  • Provide on-call technical support and issue resolution 24x7 on-call support of Automation systems, on a rotational basis.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree

OR

Associate's degree and 4 years of Engineering experience

Or

High school diploma / GED and 6 years of Engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or a related technical field
  • Direct experience with regulated environments (i.e. cGMP, OSHA, EPA) including detailed understanding of cGMPs.
  • Familiarity with automation systems preferably Rockwell PLCs and HMIs, Rockwell FactoryTalk HMI, Building Management System, IFIX SCADA, and OSI PI historian.
  • Familiarity with programming languages: LadderLogic, VisualBasic, SQL, etc.
  • Familiarity with Emerson DeltaV.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work with minimal direction.
  • Demonstrated ability to function within cross-functional teams and embrace a team-based culture.
  • Experience with Mammalian Cell Culture, Protein Purification, Clean Utilities, CIP, SIP, Production Services and GMP Utilities

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.

Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission - to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

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.

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.

Join Us

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.

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