Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Breda



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 biotechnology innovator. We encourage our team members to have fulfilling and meaningful careers through challenging assignments, career development, and valuable opportunities such as this job opportunity.

Amgen Breda receives its products as semi-manufactured goods, which are then packed country-specific, stored and eventually shipped to various countries worldwide.

Dedicated Amgen staff in the Netherlands are working on supply chain processes, Engineering, clinical research and marketing and sales of our medicines. We encourage our employees to have fulfilling and meaningful careers. We offer challenging assignments, career development programs, and valuable growth opportunities.

Currently we are seeking a Process Engineer to support the development and implementation of technical solutions for a variety of engineering initiatives supporting the FPT combination product portfolio at our Amgen office in Breda, Netherlands. The position is a key role in the Process Engineering group and the candidate must manage and/or apply extensive technical expertise in the coordination of multiple, complex, non-routine projects involving the planning, design, reconfiguration, construction, maintenance and alteration of systems, facilities and/or processes.


Project management

Key responsibilities will include leading the Technical Transfer process for products to ABR, support in the design for manufacturability of all Amgen combination products. Additional responsibilities will include the provision of technical operations support for the continuous improvement of packaging lines capacity and performance, and advisory of technical improvement projects. The Engineer must ensure effective communication throughout the Amgen commercial site network with all stakeholders and deliver on technical improvements
Technical Support

Act as the site subject matter expert for FPT combination products at ABR. Technical support for new process equipment and technology. The candidate is expected to use technical process knowledge and identify the required expertise to resolve process challenges as needed
Operational Excellence

Responsible for supporting the delivery of productivity, throughput and general capacity improvements across the Amgen sites by analyzing, designing, and implementing manufacturing and business process improvements

The Engineer is expected to build a network of FPT expertise across the Amgen commercial and clinical operations for product assembly, label and packaging. The position is expected to leverage this network in support of the design for manufacturability of new combination products, performance trending of existing combination products, equipment standardization and troubleshooting/process improvements


Expanding knowledge of related disciplinary areas
Basic technical knowledge within own speciality area
Recognizes and understands the cross-dependencies of the technologies and understands the impacts on the organization
Enhances own knowledge through understanding business trends and objectives
Basic knowledge of industry and business principles
Understands the core business process and purpose of the functional area in Amgen’s commercialization process
Problem Solving

Applies analytical skills to evaluate and interpret complex situations/problems using multiple sources of information Qualitative information, Quantitative research, Trends & data Forecasts, models, and utilizes advanced analytical tools
Anticipates and prevents potential problems
Creates new procedures and processes to drive improvements
Handles diverse scope of issues that require evaluation of a variety of factors including current business trends

Works under minimal direction
Work is guided by operational and project objectives
Manages multiple assignments and processes
Independently determines approach to project
May be responsible for specific programs and/or projects
Independently develops solutions that are thorough, practical, and consistent with function objectives

Contributes to work group/team by ensuring quality of tasks/services

About the company

Amgen is committed 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 focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's 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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