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Amgen Reviews

Updated June 23, 2018
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  • "Work/life balance is not balanced, despite the companies claim of its importance" (in 71 reviews)

  • "Constantly re-organizing, high amount of layers for decision making" (in 63 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Amgen is a great company to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits and friendly people.

    Cons

    Los Angeles area is very expensive.


  2. "Great Company!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great opportunities for development, good benefits

    Cons

    not really, apart from bureaucracy but that is for all big companies

  3. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Location - but can also be a con because there aren't a lot of other biotech companies in the area if you decide to leave.

    Cons

    Doesn't take care of their employees like they used to;


  4. "QA Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - QA Manager in Juncos, PR
    Current Employee - QA Manager in Juncos, PR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent Benefits, great pay and an awesome experience

    Cons

    Fast paced job, long hours

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  5. "Associate Business Systems Analist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work, great benefits

    Cons

    Pay could be better, less meetings


  6. Helpful (1)

    "HR SR Manager"

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    Current Employee - Senior Human Resources Business Partner in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Human Resources Business Partner in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Culture, Benefits, Environment, Mission and Values

    Cons

    Career Progression, Leadership, None, None and None.


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Great company overall"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    A very inclusive and diversified company. Great pay and benefits. Even a pay day per year todo volunteer job.

    Cons

    Every year is all about doing more with less people. The staff left in the company are overworked.

  8. "Senior Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, employee perks, vacation/shutdown

    Cons

    Commercial direction lacks focus. Over estimate of commercial potential. Too many management changes. Lack of opportunities for upward mobility.


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Working at AMGEN"

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    Current Employee - Director in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Current Employee - Director in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Stable company
    Best 401k in the industry
    Great colleagues and high level of expertise in the company
    Well established commercialization framework..amgen knows how to make medicines well!

    Cons

    Career advancement can be slow
    There is an "inner" circle sometimes

    Advice to Management

    Need to do a better job at retaining talent


  10. "Solid biotech, good work life balance"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits, ethical, consistent growth

    Cons

    Promotions can be slow, conservative with drug development


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