Operations Manager - Future Operations Leaders

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Jan 13, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Amgen FUEL Future Operations Leaders Program (FOL) is a career opportunity for candidates interested in continuing his/her professional development and in becoming a key contributor at Amgen. The program consists of two 18-month rotations.

Operations is one of three foundational functions at Amgen with a mission to manufacture and deliver safe and effective medicine to patients around the world. The organization is spread across eight sites and divided into five functions: Global Supply Chain, Process Development, Quality, Manufacturing, and Engineering. Amgen focuses on corporate and professional growth and innovation where creativity and flexibility are valued.

Amgen's FUEL FOL Rotational Program is pivotal in developing operations leadership of the future. Assignments are based on business needs as well as program participant's development interests. Because Amgen is a global organization, we look for individuals who are comfortable working in both the U.S. and international work sites. These assignments are in-depth experiences that allow the staff member to sharpen skills, understand the different aspects of our operations, and demonstrate abilities to a broad range of managers. Many Operations assignments are based in either Cambridge, MA, Rhode Island area, at our corporate headquarters in Thousand Oaks, California, or Puerto Rico. Past international assignment locations have included Ireland, Singapore, and the Netherlands.

The location of the rotation assignments requires that the candidate be geographically flexible for this program.

Amgen Inc. retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time.

Basic Qualifications:

Currently enrolled in final year of a full-time MIT-LGO/MBA program

Scheduled to graduate no later than summer 2021

Minimum GPA of 3.0 in current program
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Biology, Science, Business

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous project management experience
Knowledge and understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and regulatory policies
Strong analytical/quantitative skills
Ability to conduct research
Self-starter with interpersonal skills
Team player
Strong communication skills
Ability to take on several projects at one time

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

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.