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Job ID: R-101854
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360
Additional Location: US - Puerto Rico - Juncos, US - Rhode Island - West Greenwich, US - Massachusetts - Cambridge

Amgen is seeking an Engineer responsible for planning, design, construction, and operational support to world-wide Amgen clients with emphasis on environmental sustainability related projects and initiatives. This Engineer will preferably work out of our main corporate campus in Thousand Oaks, CA; however, other Amgen locations (West Greenwich, Rhode Island, Juncos, Puerto Rico, San Francisco, CA, and Cambridge, MA) may be considered.

The Engineer will be part of the Engineering Technical Authority (ETA) department with a focus on technical assessment, planning, oversight, and design for projects and initiatives that reduce carbon footprint, water consumption, and waste generation. This role collaborates with Corporate and Site Engineers and is a member of the Facilities, Utilities, and Sustainability Engineering team.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the Corporate Environmental Sustainability program by developing and providing updates to strategic energy/carbon, water, and waste reduction targets across global sites
  • Engineering Project and Proposal Development
  • Identifying energy and water consumption improvement initiatives and innovative/alternative technologies to optimize utility usage
  • Developing the assessment, cost analysis, technical feasibility, and lifecycle impact of potential energy, water, and waste reduction related projects. This would include generating HVAC, heat-load, energy related, and mass/energy balance calculations
  • Developing presentations and reports to facilitate the business case development of project proposals
  • Working with domain specialists (SMEs) and clients to develop and specify opportunities for integration of projects within capital planning and equipment lifecycle-based replacement projects
  • Analyzing the system and facilities energy and water usage as well as utility costs to seek opportunities for performing energy and water audits on sites
  • Identifying system retro-commissioning opportunities to support advancement of monitoring-based commissioning process/digitalization of equipment performance monitoring
  • Working with project design teams and external consultants to craft, develop, and support engineering project development, plans, standards, and equipment selection
  • Ensuring commissioning and qualification standards are developed and used; Providing support & lead aspects of C&Q
  • Investigating technology and issues as a technical expert for initiative and project design teams. Designs include new and renovated systems as well as new technology deployment; Also ensuring designs optimize the total equipment life cycle
  • Developing and approving procedures for the safe, efficient, and effective operation of systems
  • Ensuring the delivery of system maintenance plans including Computerized Maintenance Management System database build-out, spare parts identification and stocking strategies, and maintenance plans.
  • Sustainability Program Reporting and Communications
  • Communicating with state and local utility companies to identify and understand available incentives for implementing energy and water reduction projects or pilot project opportunities
  • Collaborating with site engineering teams as well as site and corporate EHSS teams to develop annual corporate sustainability reports (which include reporting and verification of global energy, water, and waste reduction projects)
  • Performing and supporting the measurement and verification of site sustainability projects to verify the actual energy, water, and waste reduction goals are achieved.
  • Providing engineering support and sophisticated issue resolution during build and installation processes
  • Assisting sites in operational troubleshooting
  • Travel up to 30%.

Basic Qualifications

Master's degree in Engineering


Bachelor's degree and 2 years of Engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Engineering, Physical, or Life Sciences

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Demonstrated behaviors consistent with Amgen's Values
  • Passion and interest in environmental sustainability
  • Experience in sustainability assessments (including carbon footprint elimination, water consumption reduction, and waste minimization)
  • Experience and/or knowledge of industrial, laboratory, and relevant manufacturing environments and systems including but not limited to: boilers, chilled water plants, refrigeration, compressed air, process heating/cooling, motors, pumps, HVAC, and lighting
  • Knowledge of engineering principles to determine attainable usage reductions/savings (energy and utility costs) for various energy and water conservation measures
  • Ability to develop and support detailed engineering analysis spreadsheets to support project justification, design, development, and capital planning
  • Experience or exposure to measurement and verification (M&V) and international M&V protocols such as IPMVP
  • Experience working on LEED projects or LEED certification
  • Successful completion of EIT with intention to pursue a PE license
  • Experience in executing engineering projects
  • Ability to lead and deliver results in an interactive matrixed environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, relationship building, and leadership skills
  • Experience with general office software applications (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Amgen discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science's promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient.

Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people's lives.

Advancing science and helping patients - these dual passions are ingrained in our culture. They drive our work, our values, and everything we do at Amgen. For staff around the world, our mission to serve patients and our commitment to science makes Amgen a place where we can make a positive difference in people's lives while pursuing a challenging and fulfilling career. To foster a setting in which all staff may excel, we support a variety of growth opportunities-from training and education to expanding current job responsibilities.

Do you want to help craft the future of biopharmaceutical manufacturing and are you interested in working with a diverse product portfolio of life changing products in a dynamic working environment? Would you like to work with a highly motivated team of process science professionals to positively impact patients' lives?

Come join us!

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.

Join Us

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.

Posted: 2020-07-15 Expires: 2020-08-16

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