Undergrad Coop - Information System

Juncos, PR, US
Oct 30, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Are you looking for a challenging new opportunity to test and growth your engineering skills? We have an immediate need for 3 Undergrad Coops to join Information System team on January 2021. This is an exceptional opportunity to take on a variety of challenges and responsibilities in support to the IS Department at Amgen Manufacturing Limited in Juncos, Puerto Rico.

The role

The Undergrad Coop will work closely with the Information System team. Students will have the opportunity to support the Department's continuous improvement initiatives/projects and daily operations support area within the AML Site and will interact with a multidisciplinary team.

The department

The Information Systems Department plays a major role to coordinate activities within manufacturing industry, along the production chain, between manufacturing, and outside the organization.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Measuring and analyzing current systems/process performance
  • Improving operational efficiency and productivity
  • Creating, revising GMP and Non GMP documentation.
  • Identifying and implementing new process across departments/functions
  • Building business cases to support the strategic direction
  • Support IS current projects/initiatives and runs activities
  • Support to maintain detailed project plan and/or issue log and follow-up activities
  • Observe, monitor, document, and communicate systems and process performance
  • Prioritize and present systems performance data to the management team
  • Support the implementation of IS solutions, special projects, or initiatives
  • Monitor and communicate systems incidents and/or trends
  • Participate in systems Root Cause Analysis investigations for systems events (i.e. Critique, 5 Whys -and/or One-point-lesson)
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives (i.e. Kaizens and/or VSMs)
  • Other functions may be assigned to support business needs

Basic skills and education needed
  • Pursuing a bachelor's degree in Industrial, Chemical, Computer, Software, Electrical and/or Mechanical Engineering, Life Science or Biotechnology
  • Minimum GPA of 3.00
  • Be enrolled in School

Beyond that, the preferred qualifications are:
  • Availability to join us up to a 1-year assignment
  • Have completed at least 3 years of college education
  • Bilingual (English / Spanish)
  • Collaboration, negotiation, persuasion, basic project management, ensuring completion and follow up
  • Proficiency in Share Point, Microsoft Word and Excel software, Excellent technical writing skills.
  • Demonstrate the Amgen Values - Visit our site for additional details

Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission - to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

We equip all our staff members to live well-rounded, healthy lives. Most recently, Amgen added benefits for transgender employees and continues to pride itself on industry-leading, family-friendly offerings for families of all compositions.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and uses its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.