• Amgen
  • $117,000.00 -161,890.00/year*
  • Foster , RI
  • Engineering
  • Full-Time
  • 18 S Killingly Rd

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The Automation Engineer reports to the Senior Manager of the Automation group. The position is responsible for providing Automation Engineering support at the Amgen Rhode Island site.


  • Provide system administration and ownership support for Rhode Island DeltaV and Utility systems. Support includes:Infrastructure and networking architectureMigration planning and executionUser AccessPatching, Security and ComplianceOverall system and hardware reliabilityEnd-User interface
  • Work closely with multiple disciplines including: OIS network and site platform leads to support, plan and execute system roadmaps and as well as influence future improvements.
  • Ensure optimal performance and reliability for process systems and equipment.
  • Work closely with multiple disciplines, including manufacturing, process engineering, process development, utility operations, maintenance, quality assurance, and validation to implement operational improvements.
  • Provide technical support to commercial and clinical manufacturing as needed, specific to process control and automation infrastructure.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve equipment, automation or process issues in the field.
  • Develop, organize, analyze, and present results for operational issues and projects of moderate scope and complexity.
  • Communicate proactively with supervisor and support staff, highlighting issues and proposing solutions.
  • System owner responsibilities such as change control, maintenance, backup/restore and disaster recovery.
  • Responsible to provide On-Call support coverage nights and weekends, on a rotating basis.

    Basic Qualifications

    Master s degree


    Bachelor s degree and 2 years of Engineering and/or Computer System experience a GMP related environment.


    Associate s degree and 6 years of Engineering and/or Computer System experience in a GMP related environment


    High School diploma and 8 years of Engineering and/or Computer System experience in a GMP related environment

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Master s Degree in Computer Systems, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related technical field
  • Strong DCS system administration and ownership skills
  • Experience working with automation systems preferably DeltaV, Rockwell PLCs and HMIs, Rockwell FactoryTalk HMI, Building Management System, IFIX SCADA, and OSI PI historian.
  • 2+ years experience in manufacturing support environment
  • Experience with Process Automation, GMP Utility Systems, Packaged Equipment, and Building Automation Systems
  • Experience with Process Design, and Commissioning
  • Experience with validation and change control methodology
  • Direct experience with regulated environments (i.e. cGMP, OSHA, EPA) including detailed understanding of cGMPs.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work with minimum direction.

  • Associated topics: adapter, circuit, diagram, dsp, electrical, electrician, plc, rf, transmission, wind

    * 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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