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Sr Maintenance Technician (R-146823)





Juncos, Puerto Rico, United States


You’ve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you’ve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

Senior Maintenance Technician


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world! In this vital role you will be responsible for providing Maintenance support to the AML7 Drug Substance Manufacturing Plant. Leads the execution of Maintenance activities in accordance to stipulated production schedule, compliance requirements, and assures Process and Equipment Reliability by providing effective execution of the Maintenance Program. Supports the Plant Corrective, Preventive, and Predictive Programs and leads continuous improvement projects at the Maintenance or Manufacturing areas. This position will be supporting non-standard shifts.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provides Maintenance support to the Manufacturing, Utilities, and Facilities areas, and performs Corrective, Preventive and Predictive Maintenance activities to Process equipment such as pumps, tanks, mixers, homogenizers, centrifuges, chromatography skids, and other specialized equipment.
  • Responds to corrective maintenance activities and performs the necessary repairs in a timely and effective manner. Performs trouble shooting and failure analysis highly specialized equipment or complex systems.
  • Coordinates and complete Predictive Maintenance inspections such as vibration analysis, infrared analysis, ultrasound analysis, oil analysis, alignment laser or other technologies as required.
  • Serves as Group Leader for the area and helps Maintenance Managers and Maintenance Planners in the coordination and oversight of daily activities.
  • Actively participates on the Daily Management Meetings of the Maintenance and Production areas and provides update of assigned action items.
  • Uses the MAXIMO CMMS to manage, document Maintenance activities, prepare reports, and analyze data to identify trends and takes appropriate corrective action and/or makes recommendations.
  • Provides technical advice, recommends, and implements changes to activities included in the Preventive Maintenance Job plans instructions to follow standards, codes, and implement best practices.
  • Supports System Owners / Managers on equipment / systems Validation activities, Investigations, Change Controls, CAPA implementations and other compliance activities.
  • Adheres to Safety Programs practices, requirements and ensures a safe work environment. Serve as a Safety Leader and promotes on-the-job safety and housekeeping in the Maintenance Shop and Operational areas.
  • Supports the Maintenance area continuous improvement process and uses Lean methodologies to drive initiatives and efficiencies. Leads improvement projects at the Maintenance or Manufacturing areas.

What we expect of you

We are all different! Yet we all use our outstanding contributions to serve patients. The Senior Maintenance Technician professional we seek is an individual contributor with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree and 4 years of Maintenance experience


  • High School diploma and 6 years of Maintenance experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledgeable of one or more of the following technical Maintenance subject areas: (Mechanical, Instrumentation, Electrical, HVAC, Facilities).
  • Operational and Maintenance knowledge of industry equipment, facilities, and its applicable compliance regulations.
  • Familiarity with Quality concepts and cGMP documentation.
  • Experience with Reliability practices, and predictive/preventative programs.
  • Solid understanding of CMMS Systems like Maximo.
  • Lean work environment experience. Yellow/Green or other Continuous Improvement certifications.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English and Spanish.
  • Computer management skills and knowledge of MS Office Suit.
  • Ability to develop and handle good working relationships with peers, customers, contractors and suppliers.

Some of the vast rewards of working here

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.

  • 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 Plan—comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits—with 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, Puerto Rico and Canada 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.