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Engineering Lead

Breda, Netherlands

If you feel like you’re part of something bigger, it’s because you are. At Amgen our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve together—researching, manufacturing and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It’s time for a career you can be proud of. Join us as:

Engineering Lead

At Amgen Breda medicines are labelled, assembled, stored and eventually shipped to various countries worldwide. Every day more than 1000 people with 42 different nationalities are working on supply chain processes, manufacturing, marketing and sales of our medicines and clinical research into new medicines.


What you will do

As the Engineering Lead for our Process Development department, you will realize complex engineering projects and on tactical / operational level lead and manage a small team of engineers in designing, developing, and optimizing equipment and processes for our labeling and packaging facility. You will ensure that our processes meet the highest quality standards, regulatory requirements, and operational efficiency goals. This role requires a combination of technical expertise, leadership skills, and a strong commitment to innovation and continuous improvement.

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will also:

  • Lead Equipment Engineering in designing, developing, and implementing new equipment and process improvements.
  • Lead Root Cause Analysis and Technical Investigations and improvement projects.
  • Oversee project timelines, resource allocation, and budget management to ensure successful project delivery.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements, quality standards, and safety protocols.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including R&D, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, and Supply Chain to align equipment and process development with company objectives.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance process efficiency, reliability, and scalability.
  • Mentor and develop team members, encouraging a culture of innovation, collaboration, and professional growth.
  • Stay ahead of with industry trends, technological advancements, and regulatory changes to inform strategic decisions and innovations.
  • Prepare and present technical reports, project updates, and strategic recommendations to senior management.
  • Delegate to the Sr Manager Engineering.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The new colleague we seek is a strong innovator with these qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, or related field).
  • Experience in equipment/process development preferably within a highly regulated environment, such as pharmaceutical, chemical or high-end food.
  • Proven track record of coaching and developing engineering teams.
  • Strong understanding of GMP, regulatory guidelines, and industry standards.
  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being. Therefore, Amgen is regularly recognized as a Best Place To Work ©.

  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization.
  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act.
  • Focus on innovation by implementing Microsoft Copilot and other business automation solutions.
  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising competitive salary, bonus structure, fixed 13th month, holiday allowance and a collective health insurance.
  • Focus on vitality with an on-site gym, vitality program and a restaurant with healthy food.
  • Flexible work arrangement with days in the office and days from home.

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