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Amgen Reviews

Updated February 22, 2017
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  1. "Principal scientist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Juncos, PR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Juncos, PR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, flexible, promote career changes

    Cons

    No salary increase in 3 years
    Reduction in overall compensation


  2. "Lab Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    Pay health benefits and PTO

    Cons

    typical big company stratification you gotta play to get paid


  3. "Strong centralized leadership"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - CDM Systems Manager in South San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - CDM Systems Manager in South San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    profit sharing/merit based bonus
    competitive salary
    driven teams
    centralized direction with focus on science and operational delivery

    Cons

    Sometimes emphasis and direction not always well communicated
    Lack of attention to satellites- Thousand Oaks is the epicenter for decision-making
    Reduced attention to education and individual growth
    Continued travel restrictions and RIFs


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  5. "Good Company overall"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Document Control Coordinator
    Former Employee - Document Control Coordinator
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Amgen full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Company stresses work-life balance. Excellent benefits

    Cons

    They seem to shut down sites. All of their decisions are based on the shareholders and not the patients as it used to be.

    Advice to Management

    Go back to putting the patient first


  6. "Sr Biopharmaceutical Sales Rep"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Bio-pharmaceutical Representative in South Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Bio-pharmaceutical Representative in South Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent training, generous compensation & unique team building

    Cons

    6 week call cycle -- Difficult territory w 5 hr drive from one point to other

    Advice to Management

    Motivate, motivate, motivate!


  7. "sales rep"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    products, benefits, 401k - overall rating a 3 due to salary and benefits, but work environment only would rate this company one star.

    Cons

    not able to attract experienced management, biosimilar competition will erode mkt share in many key product areas, do not listen to employees concerns, hostile environment

    Advice to Management

    company culture terrible but so ingrained I have no idea how it could be turned around


  8. "Great place"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great culture and a lot of talented people in the company.

    Cons

    Limited growth opportunity in recent years


  9. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for.

    Cons

    No complaints to be raised


  10. "District Sales Manager"

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    Former Employee - District Sales Manager
    Former Employee - District Sales Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Amgen full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits. 401K. Gym reimbursement.

    Cons

    Cowardly leaders. Horrible culture. VPs are clueless.

    Advice to Management

    Be honest with employees. Recognize the value of employees. Promote executives from within. Hire based on talent, not which school attended. Listen to your employees.


  11. "Good training"

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

    I worked at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    Smart people; dedicated; great community

    Cons

    Inconsistent management messaging; bottom line culture pushes out highly experienced and creates mediocrity by uncertainty

    Advice to Management

    The constant fear of layoffs is ever present and driving the best employees elsewhere; be wary of your messages.



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