Amgen is looking for proactive individuals, with strong analytical skills, decision-making, and leadership attributes, willing to join a Biotechnology World-class Company under our junior leadership Rotational Program. The objective is to develop future leaders with a blend of technical knowledge and soft skills (extra-curricular activities, leadership, and/or student's associations).
While being results-oriented is a key, Amgen provides a robust system to make you successful. The Rotational Program's selected candidates will work under minimal supervision, but along a support system that consists of a Mentor, Buddy, Coach and Rotational Buddy to foster you during the assimilation process from Academia to Workplace. This two-year Rotational Program consists of three 8-months rotations in the areas of 1 Manufacturing (Drug Product or Drug Substance), 2 Quality and 3 Wild Card within Process Development, Engineering, Operations Improvement, or Supply Chain.
Participants will graduate with diverse experience, technical skills and poise to make creative and meaningful decisions to serve our patients.
We have several positions based in Juncos. Amgen Manufacturing Limited is chosen one of the top 3 Best Employers in Puerto Rico. Candidates will be video interviewed 1 - 2 times between September and October 2020, and those selected will start in the summer of 2021.
Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Leadership / Management
May direct operators on critical processes
May train staff to perform hands-on tasks
May act as safety representative
May assist with system ownership responsibilities
Meet with support system on a regular basis
Complete work of projects/tasks assigned
Responsible for present achievements to site management after each rotation
Will act as an Amgen ambassador during internal and external extra-curricular activities
Assist in the review of documentation for assigned functions (e.g. equipment logs, routine area audits, batch records)
May perform routine maintenance (including documentation of work performed, troubleshooting/system diagnostics, parts/system inventory, maintenance/calibration, equipment use/cleaning logs, internal equipment delivery for scheduled calibrations and scheduling vendor visits) of laboratory equipment as the responsible system owner
May verify experimental data, monitors and maintains raw material inventory, maintains/revises laboratory guidelines, maintains MSDS documentation up to date and provides basic experiment preparation support
Assists in the analysis and interpretation under direct supervision of own data and verifies experimental data from other lab group members
May develop basic scientific skills through routine laboratory tasks completion
May perform and monitor critical laboratory processes
Align with Good Manufacturing Practices and Good Laboratory Procedures
Regularly draft and revise "routine" documents (e.g. MPs, SOP's, and technical reports)
Demonstrate significant contributions to the business by identifying and recommending improvements related to routine functions
Recognize & accurately report problems
Maintains appropriate laboratory documentation up to date
Documents appropriate work output (lab notebook compliance, SOPs, etc.)
Reads and follows written technical procedures
Graduated from Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer, Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial or Biomedical Engineering between 2019 and summer 2021, with a minimum general GPA of 3.20
If actively pursuing a Master's Degree, with a minimum general GPA of 3.20, and graduated from Bachelor Degree in Computer, Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial or Biomedical Engineering
Previous Amgen Intern and/or Co-Op experience and a maximum of 2 years of work experience in a GMP/Manufacturing environment
Previous Amgen Capstone or Amgen Bio-Talent experience and previous COOP experience in a GMP/Manufacturing environment with a maximum of 2 years of work experience in a GMP/Manufacturing environment.
If graduated from Master's Degree, graduation date from Bachelor's degree should have been completed between 2016 and 2018.
If actively pursuing a Master's Degree, graduated from Bachelor's degree with a minimum general GPA of 3.20 between 2016 and 2020.
Global mindset/ willing to accept overseas assignments
Clear, concise writing skills
Strong problem-solving skills
Basic understanding of cGMPs
Efficient time management skills
Excellent presentation skills (both written and verbal)
Excellent communications skills in English
Basic word processing, and spreadsheet application skills (MS systems)
Ability to work as a teammate and/or independently, evaluate documentation and operations according to company procedures, interact constructively with peers and prioritize and meet deadlines
Demonstrate the Amgen Values - Visit our site for additional details http://wwwext.amgen.com/about/mission-and-values
Our broad approach is one of the reasons why we are regularly recognized as a 'Best Place to Work'. We offer a superior benefits package that includes an award-winning retirement and stock plan. And between the paid time off, and wellness program - and on-site childcare and fitness facilities - you will find us focused on your well-being too.
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 focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and uses 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 you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.
Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.
As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.
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.