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Could be great again

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Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Thousand Oaks, CA
Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Thousand Oaks, CA

I have been working at Amgen

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Technical challenge. Prominent biotech leader

Cons

Too large; too many layers of management; too many committees; not nimble

Advice to Management

Engage

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  1. Amgen is not a therapeutic oncology drug company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Director in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Current Employee - Director in Thousand Oaks, CA

    I have been working at Amgen

    Disapproves of CEO
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good people work at Amgen

    Cons

    No career opportunities or advancement

    Advice to Management

    Need to put more into drug development and consider cutting cost other places (i.e. 1st class travel for EDs and above and cars for these same people)


  2. Review of Amgen

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in Thousand Oaks, CA

    I have been working at Amgen

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay and great benefits. The flexible hours are a nice benefit for many people. Amgen is a company that has done well in an industry that has seen a lot of failures.

    Cons

    The environment is very political and it is harder to get basic things done than it should be. There is a lot of churn and inefficiency due to unclear lines of authority and decision-making. Too many policies and processes and too much policing. It often feels like there are more people looking for what's wrong than ways to make it right.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing that they have not already heard


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