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Sr Associate Digital Manufacturing

New Albany, Ohio
Start date
Jun 15, 2024

Job Details


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.

Sr Associate Digital Manufacturing


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this role you will lead various smart manufacturing technology and computerized systems initiatives within manufacturing to support the end user on the shop floor (e.g. AR/VR Technology, MES, ERP, SCADA, Systech, Serialization). You will manage critical processes, provide technical leadership, and be accountable for designing, implementation, and validation of key business systems and digital technologies. You will support the development of master batch records, technical reports, and other Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) documents that supports smart manufacturing technology and the production process. This role is essential for Amgen Ohios success and key in supporting operations towards the digital future of tomorrow.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
  • Provides technical support, project management, and problem solving assistance of various smart manufacturing technology and computerized systems within the manufacturing area.
  • Department lead of smart manufacturing technology, computerized systems, and Manufacturing Execution System (MES) and represent site on global network initiatives.
  • Support Amgen Ohio digital manufacturing team to trouble shoot and develop new ways of working.
  • Act as manufacturing business representative in multi-functional meetings and support all levels of the organization to drive digital manufacturing projects.
  • First line Subject Matter Expert (SME) for smart manufacturing technology, computerized systems, MES and ERP.
  • Assist in global harmonization strategic activities for digital manufacturing which include but not limited to design, improvements, system configuration, validation, and investigations.
  • Support key business system lifecycle management and represent team during system upgrades, improvement and maintenance projects.
  • Generate, and review documents (SOPs, FORMs, FMEAs, Deviations, CAPA, CC, etc.) associated and owned by digital manufacturing team.
  • Work with team to ensure training on new or revised digital manufacturing processes is effective and completed for end-users.(Operators/Supervisors/Technical/QA/Support Staff).
  • Actively assist during trouble shoot and apply problem solving skills.
  • Uses the latest data analytics tools and methodologies to tackle systematic problems and improve process efficiencies to maintain production schedule alignment.
  • Ensure all actions and responsibilities are completed on time and current schedule is maintained, accurate, and up to date, including proactive communication regarding scheduling challenges and provide possible solutions.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The experienced professional we seek is a collaborative partner with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

High School/GED and 4 years of Manufacturing, Engineering or Computer Science experience.


Associates Degree and 2 years of Manufacturing, Engineering or Computer Science experience.


Bachelors Degree and 6 months of Manufacturing, Engineering or Computer Science experience.


Masters Degree within Manufacturing, Engineering, or Computer Science experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Educational Background or experience in Science, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Digital Technology, and/or Engineering.
  • Experience with design, configuration, qualification/validation in smart manufacturing and computerized systems and system integration supporting manufacturing and the end user on the shop floor (e.g. MES, ERP, SCADA, Systech, Serialization).
  • Experience in a GMP environment and background in smart manufacturing technologies and computerized systems and comprehensive understanding of the Manufacturing process with the ability to translate to a System requirements for the end user (ERP and MES).
  • Experience in deviations, investigations, root cause analysis, CAPAs and change controls.
  • Analytical fact-based problem solver and strong trouble shooting skills on process, equipment, smart technology, and computerized systems.
  • Ability to maintain an environment of operation excellence, continuous improvement, and lean manufacturing (Kaizen process improvements).
  • The ability/experience working in fast paced manufacturing environment where issues must be assessed, understood, and resolved immediately to be able adapt quickly to the demands of commercial manufacturing operations.
  • Pro-active, result oriented, and ability to prioritize work to meet timelines.
  • Good documentation practices and skills including technical writing
  • Good communication to all levels of the organization.


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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