Automation Maintenance Planner Scheduler

at Amgen
Location West Greenwich
Date Posted January 15, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Not Specified



Youve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge youve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. 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. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

Automation Maintenance Planner Scheduler


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this position the candidate will be responsible for automation maintenance planning at Amgen's manufacturing site in Rhode Island.


  • Work closely with multiple subject areas, including manufacturing, process engineering, process development, utility operations, maintenance, quality assurance, and validation to implement operational improvements.
  • Work in a small group of engineers and/or technicians on an ongoing or project basis.
  • Execute tasks under the general direction of lead engineers to complete design and engineering within schedule and budget constraints.
  • Work independently to develop the scope of work, resource requirements, and parts requirements to complete preventive and corrective maintenance tasks in a safe, compliant, efficient and effective manner.
  • Write clear, concise, and accurate Job Plan steps within the CMMS for corrective and preventive maintenance work orders.
  • Clearly communicate Customers, F&E, Quality and Central Inventory staff regarding work order status and requirements.
  • Collaborate with customers and craft groups to schedule maintenance activities as required to support site operations.
  • Coordinate maintenance activities into efficient groupings to allow efficient execution by F&E crafts while minimizing the interruption to customer operations.
  • Identify and coordinate contractor resources as required to optimally complete tasks


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our outstanding contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek is a candidate with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications

Masters degree


Bachelors degree and 2 years of planning experience


Associates degree and 6 years of planning experience


High school diploma / GED and 8 years of planning experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or a related technical field
  • Direct experience with regulated environments (i.e. cGMP, OSHA, EPA) including detailed understanding of cGMPs.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work with minimal direction.
  • Proven ability to function within multi-functional teams and embrace a team-based culture.
  • Experience with Mammalian Cell Culture, Protein Purification, Clean Utilities, CIP, SIP, Production Services and GMP Utilities
  • Familiarity with automation systems preferably Rockwell PLCs and HMIs, Rockwell FactoryTalk HMI, Building Management Systems, iFIX SCADA.
  • Familiarity with programming languages: Ladder Logic, Visual Basic, SQL, etc.
  • Familiarity with Emerson DeltaV is a plus.
  • Broad skills and experience with maintenance of utilities or process equipment
  • Knowledge of work forecasting methods.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Excel and various data base querying tools
  • Demonstrated skills and experience using Maximo to manage maintenance programs.


Some of the vast rewards of working here

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

  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey
  • A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act
  • Generous Total Rewards Plancomprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefitswith compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

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If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

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.

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.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States and Puerto Rico to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.

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