Amgen Senior Engineer - Utilities in Woburn, Massachusetts

The Utilities & Facilities Senior Engineer is responsible for managing the maintenance and execute projects related to the Utilities and Facilities at the Woburn, MA biotech manufacturing site. The Senior Engineer is responsible to ensure execution of a safe, compliant, effective, efficient, and cost appropriate operations & maintenance programs.


  • Provide leadership for 24/7 field support to troubleshoot, identify, and resolve utilities and facilities issues.

  • Own the equipment's and/or systems related to the utilities and facility.

  • Provide coaching and technical expertise to the technicians to support the manufacturing operations.

  • Identify and implement opportunities to improve equipment & process reliability and minimize impact of maintenance activities to ongoing operations.

  • Provide leadership to continuously improve execution strategies throughout the site and across all shifts.

  • Collaborate with key customers and support groups regarding operations & maintenance activities and strategies.

  • Collaborate with Facilities & Engineering peers within the Amgen manufacturing network.

  • Ensure activities are accomplished in a safe manner in accordance with cGMP requirements and expectations.

Basic Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree

  • OR

  • Master's degree and 3 years of Maintenance or Engineering experience

  • OR

  • Bachelor's degree and 5 years of Maintenance or Engineering experience

  • OR

  • Associate's degree and 10 years of Maintenance or Engineering experience

  • OR

  • High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Maintenance or Engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related technical field

  • 6+ years' experience in engineering or maintenance or related function within the biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical and/or Medical Device industry

  • 5+ years' experience and track record of ensuring compliance in a highly regulated environment.

  • 5+ years' experience in engineering project management.

  • 5+ years' experience in process and/or machine validation.

  • 3+ years' experience in CAPA process management.

  • Technical experience with critical and non-critical utilities systems (Example: WFI, HVAC, Steam Generation, Compress Air, etc.)

  • Technical experience with facilities systems (Example: Fire Suppression, Used Water Treatment Pest Control, etc.)

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and effectively set priorities.

  • Technical writing 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.