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3 - 5 Years
August 24, 2019
Senior Operator Clinical Packaging (day shift)
Amgen is a values-based organization with a powerful sense of shared purpose toward our mission: to serve patients. We provide the capabilities, resources, and rewards of a global enterprise, while maintaining the entrepreneurialism and pioneering spirit that marked our early days as a bio-technology innovator. We encourage our team members to have fulfilling and meaningful careers through challenging assignments, career development, and valuable opportunities such as this:
Senior Operator Clinical Packaging (day shift)
Amgen Breda is starting up a new manufacturing process, clinical packaging. This department will execute all the packaging and assembly activities for the clinical trials conducted by Amgen world-wide! For every trial we use unique configurations, which makes this manual packaging process challenging and complex. Accuracy, team work and flexibility are key elements.
As Senior Operator you will support the Operations Lead in the start-up phase for the department. You will be the first point of contact during manufacturing and you will proactively provide input for process optimization. During this phase the process is still being developed and new equipment is used for the first time. Are you up for the challenge? The first runs are planned for November and the department will grow in the year to come.
Running a clinical packaging operation according to standard operating procedures;
Act as Point of Contact (POC) for the team and management during the process order;
Working together and responsible for communication within team and supporting functions;
Quality and performance driven;
Looking for improvement and efficiency in and around working processes;
Responsible for escalation when necessary;
Taking ownership for all related tasks and results in own area;
Ensure all training is completed according to training plan and corporate deadlines;
Responsible for execution of batch related logistic processes.
What profile are we looking for?
In the start-up phase we need people that feel comfortable in a changing work environment. You need to be willing to learn, self-reflective and constantly looking for opportunities to improve. This is the profile we are looking for:
Minimum 2 years experience in a packaging environment (preferable Pharma, GMP/GDP environment);
Competent and willing to work in a complex manual packaging environment;
Knowledge of LEAN manufacturing principles and how to implement them;
Comfortable working in an international environment;
Preferable experience with SAP/MES;
Has continuous improvement knowledge regarding own role;
Competencies: team player, accurate and efficient, accountable, clear in communication and able to cope with change.
What does Amgen have to offer?
As a Fortune 150 company operating in nearly 100 countries around the world, we invest in highly skilled, dedicated and collaborative individuals who are ready to contribute to our mission in meaningful ways and make a difference in the lives of our patients.
At Breda we offer employees a permanent contract within a growing international company. With an on-site GYM, sports fields and in-house catering service, Amgen creates an inspiring work environment with a focus on vitality. Are you looking to develop your career? With our Career Development Program, we support our employees to reach their goals. We offer a competitive salary, including a bonus structure and fixed 13th month. Our employees are eligible for our Long-Term Incentive Program (Amgen Stock) and we offer a collective health insurance with a monthly contribution from Amgen.
An online assessment is part of the recruitment process.
Due to our relocation policy, for this vacancy, we can only consider candidates who reside in the Netherlands or candidates who live on a commuting distance from Amgen Breda.
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.