• Amgen
  • $34,035.00 -49,240.00/year*
  • Newport, RI
  • Facility Maintenance
  • Full-Time
  • 123 Wellington Ave

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Amgen offers the opportunity to be at the interface between research, global development and manufacturing to ensure that these molecules become medicines. Many of the technologies were employing are not only new to Amgen but are new to the industry as a whole. Help us to pave new roads for helping oncology patients.

The Rhode Island site is a multi-product, flexible manufacturing site. Reporting to C-Shift Facilities & Engineering Utilities Manager, the Maintenance Technician is responsible for operating utility systems and performing maintenance activities throughout the ARI site. The position is on a rotating 12 hour night shift (7pm to 7am, day of week varies per shift schedule).


  • Operate a variety of general and pharmaceutical grade utility systems (Boilers, chillers, compressed air, purified water systems, waste system and gases)

  • Perform scheduled and corrective maintenance and repair activities on complex equipment and systems used across the ARI site

  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment and systems

  • Identify equipment performance opportunities and recommends improvements to the maintenance program owners

  • Ensure activities are accomplished in a safe manner and with quality

  • Work in a highly productive and efficient manner to maximize the quantity of activities completed

  • Strict adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and cGMPs

  • Ensure work is appropriately communicated to system operators and key stakeholders

  • Ensure work order documentation is completed accurately and completely

  • Identify waste, work flow interrupters, and other opportunities for improvement, recommend solutions, and assisting with implementation

  • Maintain a safe work environment through adherence to safety guidelines and policies

  • Identify opportunities to learn new skills and actively participate in development that will improve overall team performance

  • Provide support as needed - this may be outside of normal working hours including nights, weekends and holidays

  • Basic Qualifications

  • Associates degree and 2 years of Maintenance experience

  • OR

  • 2 years in a technical school setting with hands-on experience

  • OR

  • High school diploma / GED and 4 years of Maintenance experience

  • Preferred Qualifications

  • 4 years Utilities systems experience and/or industrial mechanic experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry

  • Effective communication skills (both written and verbal)

  • Ability to interact constructively with peers/teams

  • Strong computer skills

  • Rhode Island Electrical knowledge/license

  • Rhode Island Boiler operator knowledge/license

  • Ability to provide guidance and technical advice to others

  • We understand that to successfully sustain and grow as a global enterprise and deliver for patients we must ensure a diverse and inclusive work environment.

    Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

    We equip all our staff members to live well-rounded, healthy lives. Most recently, Amgen added benefits for transgender employees and continues to pride itself on industry-leading, family-friendly offerings for families of all compositions.

    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 peoples lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the worlds leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

    Associated topics: breakdown, customer service, diagnose, field service, field service technician, machine maintenance, machine repair, maintenance, mechanical, troubleshoot

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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