Amgen Sr Engineer in Dun-Laoghaire-Rathdown, Ireland


The Senior Engineer position reports into Sr. Manager of Process Engineering under Final Product Technologies Commercial Advancement. This position requires the application of diverse and advanced engineering and scientific principles in support of commercial FPT operations in the Amgen manufacturing network including ACM and Clinical.

Location Options: Dun Laoghaire (ADL)

The position is expected to travel to international locations for approximately 25%.


The Senior Engineer will support the development and implementation of technical solutions for a variety of engineering initiatives supporting the FPT combination product portfolio at all the Amgen manufacturing sites. The position is a key role in the Process Engineering 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, 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 the support in the design for manufacturability of all Amgen combination products. 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 Senior Engineer must ensure effective communication throughout the Amgen commercial site network with all stakeholders and deliver on technical improvements.

Technical Lead

Act as the technical expert lead for FPT combination products to the Amgen commercial and clinical operation sites. Be the technical expert for new process equipment and technology. The candidate 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 Amgen sites by analyzing, designing, and implementing manufacturing and business process improvements.


The Senior Engineer is expected to build a network of FPT expertise across the Amgen commercial and clinical operations for product assembly, label and packaging. The position is expected to leverage this network in support of the design for manufacturability of new combination products, performance trending of existing combination products, equipment standardization and troubleshooting/process improvements.


Minimum Requirements


  • Doctorate degree OR Master's degree & 3 years of Job Code's Discipline and/or Sub-Discipline experience

  • Bachelor's degree & 5 years of Job Code's Discipline and/or Sub-Discipline experience

  • Associate's degree & 10 years of Job Code's Discipline and/or Sub-Discipline experience

  • High school diploma / GED & 12 years of Job Code's Discipline and/or Sub-Discipline experience


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills together with demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.

  • Proven track record of leading and executing cross-functional projects.

  • Strong team work, excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Direct experience with the 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 moving environment.

  • An Operational Excellence approach to work product - driving rapid results.

  • A passion to deliver excellent work product, develop others with an infective positive attitude.