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Specialist Manufacturing - Digital Manufacturing

New Albany, Ohio
Start date
Jun 16, 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.

Specialist Manufacturing - Digital Manufacturing


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this role you will be part of Amgen's newest and most advanced final product assembly, labeling and packaging plant. The Final Product facility features the best in-class device assembly and packaging technologies with embedded industry 4.0 capabilities.

As a Specialist Digital Manufacturing, you will be part of a dynamic team that leads various smart manufacturing technologies and computerized systems improvement initiatives within manufacturing to support the end user on the shop floor as well as support the business with data analytics and reporting. You will own critical processes, provide technical leadership, and be accountable for designing, implementation, validation and lifecycle management of these systems and digital technologies. This role is critical for Amgen Ohios success and key in supporting operations towards a more digital future.

Your responsibilities include:
  • Demonstrate broad technical knowledge on various smart technologies and business systems used in the network. (e.g. AR/VR Technology, MES, ERP, SCADA, Systech, Serialization, user authentication).
  • Recognize and demonstrate understanding of interdependencies between key business systems, smart technologies and the manufacturing business process to assess impact to the organization.
  • Supporting the site in project approvals, project management, prioritization, and leading all aspects of the roll-out and implementation of manufacturing technology concepts for the manufacturing area.
  • Act as manufacturing business owner and SME for key computerized systems (e.g. MES, ERP, SmartVision) and ensure timely implementation of projects including software or system lifecycle management.
  • Collaborate with the MES Global network to drive/influence system enhancements and standardization of the system, documentation, and electronic batch records.
  • Apply independent input and judgment to trouble shoot key computerized systems and digital technologies during problem solving to drive process efficiencies.
  • Apply analytical skills to evaluate and interpret complex scenarios and provide insight in business critical key performance indicators and OEE (e.g. key performance indicator tools, OEE, Spotfire, Tableau) by using qualitative research and data.
  • Develop materials and coordinate/schedule training sessions for delivering training of new and existing manufacturing personnel on topics related to manufacturing technologies.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to develop new processes and drive continuous improvements to unlock capacity and increase efficiency within the manufacturing area.
  • Supporting system and document lifecycle management for key computerized systems and business processes and represent the team during project meetings.
  • Generate, and review documents (SOPs, FORMs, Deviations, CAPA, CC, validation protocols, etc.) associated with and owned by the digital manufacturing team.

What we expect of you

We are looking for a collaborative partner with a passion for digital manufacturing and data analytics, who can bring the following qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Masters degree and 2 years of Manufacturing, Engineering, Business Analysis or Computer Science experience


Bachelors degree and 4 years of Manufacturing, Engineering, Business Analysis or Computer Science experience


Associate degree and 8 years of Manufacturing, Engineering, Business Analysis or Computer Science experience


High school diploma / GED and 10 years of Manufacturing, Engineering, Business Analysis or Computer Science experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Hands-on experience with some of the key computerized systems (MES, ERP, SCADA) and/or digital manufacturing technologies (AR/VR Technologies, biometric user authentication, SmartVision, Serialization) including troubleshooting, reliability, and performance improvements.
  • Experience in participating and helping lead cross-functional teams toward implementation of digital technologies.
  • Demonstrate comprehensive understanding of the Manufacturing process with the ability to translate to critical business requirements to enable design of computerized systems for the end user.
  • Expertise with translating business/user needs to user requirements and recommend solutions for automation.
  • Data/process performance analysis and reporting experience by using analytics, visualization, and database technologies (critical metrics, OEE, Spotfire, Tableau)
  • Experience with design, configuration, qualification/validation in digital manufacturing and computerized systems and system integration supporting manufacturing and the end user e.g. MES, ERP, SCADA, Systech, Serialization.
  • Analytical fact-based problem solver and strong troubleshooting skills on process, equipment, technology, and computerized systems.
  • Experience in individually supporting key manufacturing systems with 24x7 operations.
  • Ability to maintain an environment of operation excellence, continuous improvement, and lean manufacturing (Kaizen process improvements).
  • The ability/experience of working in fast paced manufacturing environment where issues must be assessed, understood, and resolved immediately to be able to adapt quickly to the demands of commercial manufacturing operations.
  • Experience in a GMP environment and able to work within full GMP compliance.
  • Collaborate with staff at all levels in the organization, including technical and management staff within manufacturing, process development, and quality.
  • Pro-active, result oriented, and ability to prioritize work to meet timelines.


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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