Amgen

  • San Diego, CA, USA

Searching for the Answers Within

At Amgen, we believe in a “biology first” approach. We use cutting-edge science and technology to study the subtlest biological mechanisms in search of therapies that will improve the lives of those who suffer from serious diseases. Amgen believes the cure for disease can be found inside each and every one of us.

 
 

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    The Amgen Difference

    We are united and steadfastly focused on a single mission—helping patients.

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    Quick Facts

    Founded in 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies.

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    Mission and Values

    Amgen strives to serve patients by transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health or save lives.

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    Leadership

    As one of the early pioneers of the biotech industry, Amgen's innovative and inspirational leadership is a core part of our social architecture.

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    How We Operate

    At Amgen, we are relentless in applying the highest ethical standards to everything we do.

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    Awards and Accolades

    Amgen has been the recipient of numerous awards and accolades over the years, ranging from recognition of our pioneering science and innovation, philanthropy and corporate social responsibility to our commitment to being a great place to work.

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    History

    For more than 35 years, Amgen has been unlocking the potential of biology for patients.

Amgen Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
Mar 01, 2019
Intern
Amgen’s 10 – 12 week internship program offers meaningful project experiences that impact patient’s lives. This internship provides the opportunity for executive and social networking events and to participate in community volunteer projects while providing a competitive compensation. Relocation in the form of a miscellaneous allowance will be provided for eligible candidates. We are seeking early career talent to participate in the continuous improvement of Amgen’s global Worldwide Compliance & Business Ethics compliance program. You will gain first-hand experience solving some of the challenging problems facing the biotech industry today. Responsibilities will include: Assist with various aspects of several Global Trade Compliance projects Help with development and roll out of Global Trade Compliance assurance activities such as transaction testing program, training, and communications Working closely with team members and colleagues worldwide, identify and implement important program enhancements Basic Qualifications Amgen requires that all individuals applying for an undergraduate internship or an undergraduate co-op assignment at Amgen must meet the following criteria: 18 years or older Currently enrolled in a full time Bachelor’s Degree program from an accredited college or university with a 3.0 minimum GPA or equivalent Completion of one year of study from an accredited college or university prior to the internship commencing Enrolled in a full time Bachelor’s or Combined Bachelor’s/Master’s degree program following the potential internship or co-op assignment with an accredited college or university Must not be employed at the time the internship starts Preferred Qualifications Highly motivated, self-starting nature; capable of and comfortable with independent critical thinking and problem solving; energized by change and challenge Excellent written and verbal communication skills Strong team player who is able to collaborate with colleagues on complex tasks and work across cultures and time-zones       James
Amgen Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
Mar 01, 2019
Intern
Amgen’s 10 – 13 week internship program offers meaningful project experiences that impact patient’s lives. This internship provides the opportunity for executive and social networking events and to participate in community volunteer projects while providing a competitive compensation. Limited relocation housing and/or transportation allowance may be available for eligible candidates. Operations is one of three foundational functions at Amgen with a mission to manufacture and deliver safe and effective medicine to patients around the world. The organization is spread across eight sites and divided into five functions: Global Supply Chain, Process Development, Quality, Manufacturing, and Engineering. Amgen’s Operations Leadership Program is currently seeking highly motivated and talented individuals who will lead initiatives, strategic analysis and business case development on projects across the five Operations functions. Along with key business partners and functional groups, this position will focus on making effective recommendations to the organization’s senior leadership. With the support of his/her hiring manager, the intern will develop a project charter to map out objectives, identify key stakeholders, timelines, and deliverables. Leveraging his/her analytical, leadership, and communication skills, the intern will work cross-functionally to identify the problem, measure the current state, develop recommendations through qualitative and quantitative analysis, and present the findings through various forums including an intern-wide poster session and a final readout to executive management. In conjunction with the project work, interns will have the opportunity for professional development through training sessions, an Executive Speaker Series, a week long cross-functional case study, one-on-one mentoring, and various networking events. Interns will also be able to interact with peers at Amgen-sponsored social events. Example projects from previous internships: Asia Supply Chain – Developed a China entry strategy by performing due diligence on Chinese vendors and analyzing various site selection criteria such as government, human capital, and tax structure Alliance Management – Developed an international partnership launch framework for managing commercial product launch in emerging markets with Amgen partners Operations Strategic Planning – Modeled capacity requirements for Amgen’s network considering the recent acquisition of Amgen Dun Laoghaire in Ireland Risk Management – Evaluated counterfeit landscape in emerging markets and recommended options for Amgen to enhance product protection Manufacturing of the Future – Investigated manufacturing quality issues across the Amgen network to determine and prioritize key risks to mitigate for operational readiness at Amgen’s new Singapore site Basic Qualifications Amgen requires that all individuals applying for a grad internship or a co-op assignment at Amgen must meet the following criteria: 18 years or older Graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a 3.0 minimum GPA or equivalent Completion as a first year graduate student before internship starts and currently enrolled in a MBA program for a MBA internship OR a Master’s program for a Masters internship OR a PharmD program for a PharmD internship OR PhD for a PhD internship from an accredited college or university Enrolled in an accredited college or university following the potential internship or co-op assignment Must not be employed at the time the internship starts Preferred Qualifications In the process of completing the first year of a Master of Bioscience program with emphasis in Business, Management, Operations, or Engineering Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Life Science, or Business Good business acumen, high-level strategic thinking and strong analytical skills Excellent interpersonal and networking skills; team player; strong oral and written communication skills Ability to conduct research; ability to manage multiple projects consecutively Demonstrated ability to bring structure to complex problems, pragmatic scoping and problem solving approach, ability to objectively evaluate options/trade-offs and develop executive management-level recommendations Previous industry or project management experience Knowledge and understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and regulatory policies       James
Amgen Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
Mar 01, 2019
Intern
Amgen’s 10 – 13 week internship program offers meaningful project experiences that impact patient’s lives. This internship provides the opportunity for executive and social networking events and to participate in community volunteer projects while providing a competitive compensation. Limited relocation housing and/or transportation allowance may be available for eligible candidates. Operations is one of three foundational functions at Amgen with a mission to manufacture and deliver safe and effective medicine to patients around the world. The organization is spread across eight sites and divided into five functions: Global Supply Chain, Process Development, Quality, Manufacturing, and Engineering. Amgen’s Operations Leadership Program is currently seeking highly motivated and talented individuals who will lead initiatives, strategic analysis and business case development on projects across the five Operations functions. Along with key business partners and functional groups, this position will focus on making effective recommendations to the organization’s senior leadership. With the support of his/her hiring manager, the intern will develop a project charter to map out objectives, identify key stakeholders, timelines, and deliverables. Leveraging his/her analytical, leadership, and communication skills, the intern will work cross-functionally to identify the problem, measure the current state, develop recommendations through qualitative and quantitative analysis, and present the findings through various forums including an intern-wide poster session and a final readout to executive management. In conjunction with the project work, interns will have the opportunity for professional development through training sessions, an Executive Speaker Series, a week long cross-functional case study, one-on-one mentoring, and various networking events. Interns will also be able to interact with peers at Amgen-sponsored social events. Example projects from previous internships: Asia Supply Chain – Developed a China entry strategy by performing due diligence on Chinese vendors and analyzing various site selection criteria such as government, human capital, and tax structure Alliance Management – Developed an international partnership launch framework for managing commercial product launch in emerging markets with Amgen partners Operations Strategic Planning – Modeled capacity requirements for Amgen’s network considering the recent acquisition of Amgen Dun Laoghaire in Ireland Risk Management – Evaluated counterfeit landscape in emerging markets and recommended options for Amgen to enhance product protection Manufacturing of the Future – Investigated manufacturing quality issues across the Amgen network to determine and prioritize key risks to mitigate for operational readiness at Amgen’s new Singapore site Basic Qualifications Amgen requires that all individuals applying for a grad internship or a co-op assignment at Amgen must meet the following criteria: 18 years or older Graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a 3.0 minimum GPA or equivalent Completion as a first year graduate student before internship starts and currently enrolled in a MBA program for a MBA internship OR a Master’s program for a Masters internship OR a PharmD program for a PharmD internship OR PhD for a PhD internship from an accredited college or university Enrolled in an accredited college or university following the potential internship or co-op assignment Must not be employed at the time the internship starts Preferred Qualifications In the process of completing the first year of a Master of Bioscience program with emphasis in Business, Management, Operations, or Engineering Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Life Science, or Business Good business acumen, high-level strategic thinking and strong analytical skills Excellent interpersonal and networking skills; team player; strong oral and written communication skills Ability to conduct research; ability to manage multiple projects consecutively Demonstrated ability to bring structure to complex problems, pragmatic scoping and problem solving approach, ability to objectively evaluate options/trade-offs and develop executive management-level recommendations Previous industry or project management experience Knowledge and understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and regulatory policies       James
Amgen Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
Mar 01, 2019
Full time
This role supports Amgen’s Quality Assurance program under the Manufacturing Floor QA organization providing daily oversight of the Biosafety Development Lab, Cell Bank, and Pilot Plant (Cell Culture and Purification) production activities. Under general supervision, the role provides support and compliance oversight to MFG and F&E staff in the execution of their processes, procedures, and use of quality systems. Duties include electronic batch record review, paper batch record review, SOP and MP review/approval, work order approval, and quality approval of class 1 nonconformances and CAPAs. Responsibilities will include evaluation of compliance issues, providing recommendations, and assuring progress of quality records to completion. The incumbent will also represent functional area quality for the Bulk Quality Assurance department in the execution of projects necessary to achieve departmental operational excellence goals and will work in a team matrix environment. Basic Qualifications: Master’s Degree OR Bachelor’s Degree & 2 years of Quality experience OR Associate’s degree & 6 years of Quality experience OR High school diploma/GED & 8 years of Quality experience Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, or related science field. Demonstrated ability to perform GMP operations including following detailed SOPs, maintaining training, and good documentation practices. Experience managing projects through to completion meeting timelines Evaluating documentation and operations according to company procedures Capable of making decisions independently and determining when to elevate to management, as appropriate in an environment thatbalances business need, quality and compliance risk Experience working with Quality Systems 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. Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Amgen Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
Mar 01, 2019
Full time
The Associate of Manufacturing will work in a dynamic production environment at the Amgen Thousand Oaks Drug Substance plant supporting development, clinical, and launch activities. Under general supervision, employee will perform operations in the Manufacturing area, specifically B23 Purification processes. Operations will be performed according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). This Associate is responsible for hands-on operations, set-up, clean, sanitize and prepare media and buffers per procedures. Responsibilities include: Perform and monitor critical processes Execute routine validation protocols Comply with GMP’s Regularly draft and revise “routine” documents (e.g. MPs, SOP’s, and technical reports) Initiate Quality incidents Identify and recommend improvements related to routine functions and implement after approval Basic troubleshooting Recognize and accurately report problems Direct operators on critical processes Assist in the review of documentation for assigned functions (e.g. equipment logs, routine area audits, batch records) May train staff to perform hands-on tasks May act as safety representative May participate on cross-functional teams and represent the Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree OR Associate’s degree and 4 years of Manufacturing /Operations experience OR High school diploma / GED and 6 years of Manufacturing /Operations experience Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and/or Life Sciences Able to work in teams to complete operational tasks Ability to take direction well, follow documents and policies at all times Ability to take initiative Create a positive work environment through interactions with team members Mechanically inclined Able to lift up to 50lbs and work on your feet for long durations 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 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.       James
Amgen Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
Mar 01, 2019
Full time
The role of the Administrative Coordinator is to perform a variety of complex administrative support activities; to execute significant amount of travel arrangements and expense reporting; to assist in report generation as requested; to support PowerPoint presentation development; to facilitate tracking of deliverables and timelines as directed; and to manage the coordination of meeting logistics, minutes and other duties as assigned. Key responsibilities include: Managing complex calendars and scheduling multiple complex meetings Ordering office supplies as requested Making travel arrangements, including sedan transportation, and preparing expense reports to meet the necessary deadlines Assisting with preparation of presentations and meeting agendas Managing departmental administrative files Performing administrative duties as assigned Maintaining distribution, contact and personnel lists Coordinating mailings and courier/deliveries Managing the administrative aspects of relationships with outside experts and vendors Participating in department project teams Provide backup support to additional department ACs Managing individual and team calendars (Outlook) Coordinating local meetings: arrange travel, meeting arrangements, visitor accommodations including visitor badges as needed Organizing meeting rooms, including logistics, catering and equipment needs Preparing agendas and take-action items as required Assisting with special projects as requested by the Leadership Team and others within the group Timely Registration for conferences, congresses, seminars, and internal meetings Arranging ancillary meetings during major conferences Basic Qualifications: Associate Degree and 2 years of Administrative experience OR High School diploma/GED and 4 years of Administrative experience Preferred Qualifications: Helpful, can-do attitude with a solution-oriented approach Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple people at once including their busy calendars Detail-oriented proven skills Excellent travel and meeting planning skills Good external customer communication skills Strong Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint Skills Excellent organizational and time management skills Ability to prioritize projects of greater urgency and importance under pressure Excellent Project management skills Calm under pressure Amgen experience Experienced and proficient with all current Amgen technologies and platforms Bachelor’s degree Experience working in biopharma industry 5+ years of experience in an administrative support role supporting large teams at different levels Managing multiple calendars including coordination across multiple time zones Outstanding written, verbal, and presentation skills in communicating key business Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment Ability to liaise with cross-functional team members and effectively communicate with internal and external business partners Discretion in dealing with proprietary information Polite and personable ‘Team Player’ 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.       James
Amgen Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
Mar 01, 2019
Full time
Amgen discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science’s promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. Advancing science and helping patients – these dual passions are ingrained in our culture. They drive our work, our values, and everything we do at Amgen. For staff around the world, our mission to serve patients and our commitment to science makes Amgen a place where we can make a positive difference in people’s lives while pursuing a challenging and fulfilling career. To foster a setting in which all staff may excel, we support a variety of growth opportunities—from training and education to expanding current job responsibilities. Under minimal direction Transportation Specialist, Development Supply Chain, manages the following responsibilities: Executes implementation of cold chain and transportation process requirements as defined by Amgen’s strategy Support daily transport operation for assigned areas on ATO site Owns and drives implementation of projects related to new cold chain capabilities, transportation needs. Supports management in decision-making process related to transportation and cold chain Collects, processes and reports outs all data and KPI related to cold chain, transportation and vendor performance Performs monthly analysis of shipping data and reports out to management Performs trending analysis and owns related reports, identifies necessary corrective actions and drives their implementation Builds business cases for new capabilities, suppliers. Represents DSC in networks and cross-functional projects as assigned Manages transportation and cold chain for assigned region, actively handles all issues and developments Maintains excellent relationship with TSPs making sure Amgen’s interests are served to the maximum Leads business reviews with TSPs on current business, escalations, reporting and improvements Drives root cause analysis and performance analysis and risk assessment, develop action plans to improve or mitigate risk with departments involved. Keeps track of issues and input for BRM and audits Maintains knowledge of industry trends and developments in logistics including and provides expert advice for development of new process, approaches and strategies Develops and maintains departmental SOPs and other controlled documents on transportation management Seeks structural improvements and cost saving opportunities in processes internally and with TSPs Liaises with global counterparts, relevant departments and networks to ensure global alignment on transportation and cold chain management Manages transport related invoices and perform budget tracking and reporting Owns quality records related to TSP activities – Dev/ CAPA, change control Manages other projects as assigned Basic Qualifications: Doctorate Degree OR Master’s Degree and 2 years of Supply Chain experience OR Bachelor’s Degree and 4 years of Supply Chain experience OR Associate’s degree and 10 years of Supply Chain experience OR High school diploma/GED and 12 years of Supply Chain experience Preferred Qualifications: • Advanced degree in Life Sciences, Engineering or Business • 5 years of work experience in the planning, manufacturing and global distribution of medicinal products • 3 years organizational or program management (leading teams, cross-functional problem solving, performance management, budget oversight, process development and improvement) • 3 years of supply chain management using SAP (logistics, supply planning, demand management) • APICS CPIM/CIRM certification 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. Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.       James