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Senior Engineer- Tech Transfer (Combination Product)

Columbus, Ohio
Start date
Jun 8, 2024

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Youve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

Senior Engineer- Tech Transfer


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this the Senior Process Engineer position reports into the Senior Manager Process Engineering under Combination Product Organization supporting the process engineering team globally. This position requires the application of diverse and advanced engineering and scientific principles in support of commercial Final Drug Product (FDP) operations in the Amgen network including Amgen Contract manufacturing facilities


The Senior Process Engineer will support the development and implementation of technical solutions for a variety of engineering initiatives supporting the Final Drug Product (FDP) product portfolio at Amgen network facilities. The position is a key role in the Process Engineering team 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, validation and alteration of systems, 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 leading the Technical Transfer process for products to the Amgen network facilities and support in the design for manufacturability of all Amgen products. Additional responsibilities will include the provision of technical operations support for the continuous improvement of device assembly, packaging lines capacity and performance, and advisory of technical improvement projects. The Senior Process Engineer must ensure effective communication throughout the Amgen commercial site network with all stakeholders and deliver on technical improvements.

Technical Lead

Act as the domain expert lead for FDP products to Amgen network facilities. 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 Amgen network facilities by analyzing, designing, and implementing manufacturing and business process improvements.


The Senior Process Engineer is expected to engage a network of FDP expertise across the Amgen commercial and clinical operations for product (device) assembly, label and packaging. The position is expected to bring to bear this network in support of the technical transfer process, design for manufacturability of new combination products, performance trending of existing combination products, equipment standardization and trouble shooting/process improvements.

The position is expected to travel approximately 30%.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The engineering professional we seek will possess these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree in Packaging, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related engineering field


Masters degree in Packaging, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related engineering field & 2 years of Packaging Engineering experience


Bachelors degree in Packaging, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related engineering field & 4 years of Packaging Engineering experience


Associates degree in Packaging, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related engineering field & 8 years of Packaging Engineering experience


High school diploma / GED & 10 years of Packaging Engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills together with demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
  • Consistent track record of leading and executing multi-functional projects.
  • Strong teamwork, excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Direct experience with medical devices/combination products and associated manufacturing process.
  • Experience of working with equipment suppliers and contract manufacturers.
  • Ability to work in a highly regulated and ever-changing industry.
  • Ability to learn and rapidly adapt to new requirements in a fast paced 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!


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates professional and personal growth and well-being.

The expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is posted. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.
  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan
  • Stock-based long-term incentives
  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns
  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

Apply now

for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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.


We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.

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