Amgen Associate Manufacturing Process Technician - Inspection and Packaging in Juncos, Puerto Rico

SUMMARY

The Associate Manufacturing Process Technician role, performs processes according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) in the Inspection and Packaging area in a non-standard shift operations that may include 24/7, extended shift and weekends. Several positions available.

SPECIFIC RESPOSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO

  • Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of equipment.

  • Set up and prepare equipment for operation.

  • Responsible for internal support operations (e.g. stocking items, autoclaving, tracking inventory).

  • Assist in manufacturing operations.

  • Record transactions in appropriate system(s).

  • May operate process automation and building monitoring systems.

  • May act as safety representative.

  • Understand and follows procedures.

  • Document activities as appropriate (i.e., MPs and logs) using Good Documentation Practices (GDPs).

  • Comply with cGMPs.

  • Support non-standard shift operations that may include 24/7, extended shift and weekends.

  • Follow written procedures, recognize and report malfunctions and make adjustments to equipment.

Knowledge:

  • Basic knowledge of set technical/functional procedures pertaining to own area

  • Established knowledge of routine activities within own job

  • Applies basic job skills and knowledge of procedures and processes

  • Completes a variety of assignments (e.g., performing routine lab support procedures, operating specialized equipment)

  • Typically recurring tasks and standardized activities

  • Recognizes when deviation from accepted practice is required

Problem Solving:

  • Uses basic analytical skills to solve task-related problems

  • Fact finding

  • Information search and gathering

  • Verifying data

  • Compilation

  • Identifies and resolves routine and recurring problems

  • Problems may involve uncommon variations of issues or situations

  • Refers more complex problems appropriately

Autonomy:

  • Typically receives general instructions on routine work, and detailed instructions on new assignments

  • Receives regular supervision for most assignments; work guided by standard procedures

  • Follows standard operating procedures and protocol documentation

  • Priorities set by others and works in accordance with pre-determined deadlines

Contribution:

  • Contributes to own team/closely related teams through quality and efficiency of own work

  • Supports team to achieve goal.

BASIC EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Associate degree

OR

High school diploma and 2 years of experience in Inspection and Packaging areas in biotechnology - GMP regulated industry.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION

  • Experience in Inspection and Packaging

  • Ability to perform basic computer operations, such as ability to navigate in MS Office, use email, and complete training using Computer Based Training (CBT).

  • Ability to assemble disassembles, operate and understand equipment per procedures.

  • Proficiency in reading and writing English.

  • Experience in a GMP or other regulated environment

  • Organizational skills and an ability to perform assignments with a high degree of attention to detail

  • Documentation skills.

  • Written and oral communication 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.

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.