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Amgen Reviews

Updated December 10, 2018
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Amgen President & CEO Robert A. Bradway
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  • "Work life balance changed and offices of the future are uncomfortable environments for AC" (in 75 reviews)

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

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (2)

    "HRBP"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - HRBP
    Current Employee - HRBP
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Amgen is a great place to work. People work in teams, we have an open door policy, Flexibility. Career development opportunities and our pipeline is amazing.

    Cons

    Amgen is a great place to work. Amgen is a great place to work. People work in teams, we have an open door policy, Flexibility. Career development opportunities and our pipeline is amazing.

    Advice to Management

    The management team at Amgen understand and have the skills a leadership needs to have. Great employer! Communication is one of their best skills!


  2. "Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    Love company values and mission

    Cons

    Lots to do but great problem to have

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work

  3. "Great career opportunities"

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    Former Employee - Director in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Former Employee - Director in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Amgen full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits, opportunities for growth

    Cons

    Work-life balance is challenging here

    Advice to Management

    None.


  4. "Sr. Associate - Procurement"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, salary, opportunities, flexibility, intelligent and highly skilled staff.

    Cons

    Can be stressful at times. Layoffs


  5. "Sr. Project Management Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Amgen full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fast Pace
    Global Matrix Environment
    Growth opportunities due to changes and gaps

    Cons

    Territorial
    Complex and strict SOP


  6. "Great mission but too political to find true happiness"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    Mission is great. Pay is great. Campus is great

    Cons

    Sometimes can feel that senior leaders are in it for themselves.

    Advice to Management

    Give people a chance!


  7. "Love working here"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    Great work culture and benefits

    Cons

    Reorganization every couple of years

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Decent benefit. Established company and processes.

    Cons

    Little upward mobility. Corporate politics


  9. "Amazing health Benefits"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amgen full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great campus and benefits although they have cut them big time

    Cons

    Work life balance changed and offices of the future are uncomfortable environments for AC

    Advice to Management

    More communication, typical corporate sneaky, hush hush environment


  10. "Senior Manager, Information Systems"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Amgen full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great work environment, benefits, engaged employer.

    Cons

    No cons that I can think of.

    Advice to Management

    No specific advice to the management.