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Amgen Overview

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Thousand Oaks, CA (US)
10000+ employees
Company - Public (AMGN)
Biotech & Pharmaceutical
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Genentech, AbbVie, Janssen Biotech
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 ... Read more

Mission: To serve patients.

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Amgen President & CEO Robert A. Bradway
Robert A. Bradway
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amgen full-time (More than 3 years)


    Great colleagues, good benefits, lots of autonomy, chances to travel


    In recent years I feel that the scientific mission of Amgen has given way to a “follow the money” attitude. The company is now definitely being run by the money men and the old motto of “science first” seems to be forgotten

    Advice to Management

    Remember your roots; and remember that your people are your best asset - not a “resource” to be cut

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Amgen Photos

Amgen photo of: View of Amgen headquarter offices (large buildings) overlooking Newbury Park, with mountains in back (Photo attributed to flickr: Jon Delorey - licensed under the CCL Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0)
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Amgen photo of: Staff Members Volunteer at Habitat for Humanity
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Amgen photo of: Amgen Intern Poster Session 2017
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Amgen Interviews



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    PV Auditor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cambridge, East of England, England
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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3+ weeks. I interviewed at Amgen (Cambridge, East of England, England) in February 2017.


    I applied through an agency, and had an initial screening call with HR,, followed by call from the hiring manager. It was a brief and friendly call. Then finally a face-to-face on-site interview, with three people, followed immediately by a HR call interview. The panelists were nice, and a bit on the edge so I did feel that there might be a bit of stress and tension within the group.

    Interview Questions

    • The questions were both on technical procedures and also competence based. As this was an audit role, the importance of being able to handle push backs and conflicts was emphasized upon, and the ability to work under pressure. the team was very friendly and at no point did the process make me uncomfortable   1 Answer
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Company Updates

  • To get Amgen’s medicines to patients, our Operations Leadership team works on the cutting edge of innovations in manufacturing and delivery.

    Turn The Tide Against Serious Illness

    We have leadership opportunities for those who want to make a global impact.

  • Colleagues from Amgen Switzerland participated this past May in a 500 km 4-day charity bike ride from London to Paris to raise money for a Myeloma patient organization. Way to go Amgen Switzerland! Learn more about how Amgen gives back.

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Amgen Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2016
  • 2016 50 Most Innovative Companies, Fast Company, 2016
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