Senior Manager Engineering (CPO)

at Amgen
Location Newbury Park
Date Posted April 27, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified



If you feel like youre part of something bigger, its because you are. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve togetherresearching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. Its time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. Amgen is committed and dedicated 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 is seeking a Senior Manager Engineering who will lead a team of process engineers dedicated to the JAPAC region, and act as the technical expert lead for combination products to the Amgen partner commercial and clinical operation sites within this region.

This opportunity will be located at our Thousand Oaks, CA site. Come join us! We encourage our team members to have fulfilling and meaningful careers through challenging assignments, career development, and valuable opportunities such as this.

The Senior Manager Engineering position reports into the Director of Engineering under Combination Product Operations (CPO) Commercial Advancement.

Your key responsibilities will be to lead the tech transfer of products between Amgen and contract manufacturing sites in this region as well as leading the design for manufacturability of all Amgen combination products. Within this role you will build a network of final drug product and device expertise across the Amgen commercial and clinical operations for product assembly, label and packaging. Experience of working with combination products and leading a virtual team are desirable for this position.

What are your main responsibilities:

  • Manage, develop and coach direct reports and ensure performance evaluation;

  • Establish a long, mid and short-term planning for the team and its resources;

  • Provide monthly reports covering overall departmental status, key issues and performance KPIs;;

  • Participate in industry/authority benchmark activities to ensure that AMGENs technological / process positioning is adequate;

  • Support technical & impact assessments for regional business case development;

  • Ensure Compliance with current GMP and regulatory expectations;

  • Ensure appropriate GMP documentation is established and adhered to;

  • Collaborate with Amgen QA and Regulatory Affairs to ensure GMP and Regulation compliance of equipment and processes.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The dynamic professional we seek is an employee with these qualifications.

Doctorate degree and 2 years of engineering experience


Masters degree and 6 years of engineering experience


Bachelors degree and 8 years of engineering experience


Associates degree and 10 years of engineering experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of engineering experience


2 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent 4 year degree

  • Typically, 8+ years of related professional experience;

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills together with demonstrated ability to work in a team environment;

  • Consistent track record of leading and carrying out multi-functional projects;

  • Strong collaboration, excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Direct experience with the manufacturing process for devices, combination products and label/packaging operations

  • Ability to work in a highly regulated and ever-changing industry

  • Ability to learn and rapidly adapt to new requirements in a fast-moving environment

  • An Operational Excellence a

  • A passion to deliver excellent work product, develop others with an infective positive demeanor!


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.

  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization

  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act

  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and uses its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve peoples lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the worlds leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

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for a career that defies imagination

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.

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