Senior Engineer, Supplier Interface and Thermal Container Engineering – Amgen – Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
Amgen is currently seeking a Senior Engineer (Supplier Interface and Thermal Container Engineering). The successful candidate will actively participate in cross-functional teams to develop shipping solutions that meet Amgen’s expanding business need, serve as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for addressing and resolving technical issues or challenges related to cold chain shippers and apply engineering and project-management principles to develop and qualify thermal packaging systems based on quality-by-design approaches and in accordance with GMP procedures.
This individual will be responsible for leading the development of thermal shipping systems, perform technical assessment and studies, write technical reports, manuals, specifications, SOPs, and bill-of-materials with minimal supervision. In addition, manage collaborative relationships with internal customers and external partners, and is expected to support new product registration and GMP PAI inspection. This position also carries responsibilities for organizing and managing the databases owned by Thermal Engineering and the shipper- project-request process, and supporting the operation of a unique packaging testing lab.
Master’s Degree and 3 years of Engineering experience
Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years of Engineering experience
Associate’s degree and 10 years of Engineering experience
High school diploma/GED and 12 years of Engineering experience
Experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry or industries that support pharmaceutical supply chain
Demonstrated accomplishment in manufacturing or supply-chain areas with strong fundamental knowledge on thermal packaging systems, packaging engineering, and/or material science, and/or transportation-quality systems
Organizational, project management, technical problem-solving and (written & verbal) communication skills
Ability to communicate and work with a range of technically and culturally diverse people, to influence them to execute for a common goal and to deliver value-added results that meet high quality requirements within a tight schedule
Experience in technical presentation, issue organization, and analytical problem solving
Ability to successfully manage a multitude of tasks concurrently
This position may include travel domestically and internationally on an as-needed basis.