Project Manager

Thousand Oaks, CA
Apr 24, 2022
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time


Youve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge youve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

Project Manager

ATO Manufacturing and Clinical Supply and Process Development:


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will be a part of Amgens Process Development organization, MCS continuously strives to be a leader in delivering superior, high quality manufacturing processes and commercially successful product presentations. The MCS organization is responsible for delivery of clinical and commercial products, process knowledge and technology solutions to advance Amgens product portfolio and manufacturing strategy.

As part of the Manufacturing and Clinical Supply team, the successful candidate, under minimal direction, will be responsible for managing high priority projects spanning across the organization. Successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment and includes management of issues, risks and, project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery.

Responsibilities include:
  • Plan and implement projects
  • Help define project scope, goals and deliverables
  • Define tasks and required resources
  • Manage project teams, create project schedules, and timelines
  • Track deliverables, monitor, and report on project progress
  • Present reports on progress as well as problems and solutions to stakeholders
  • Implement and manage change to meet project outputs
  • Assess project results post implementation

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The talented professional we seek is a collaborative partner with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in engineering, business management or life science and 5 years of experience in Operations/life science industry Or

Associates degree & 10 years of experience in Operations/life science Or

High school diploma / GED & 12 years of experience in Operations/life science

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MBA or MS in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or other engineering disciplines with 5 years of experience in Operations/life science
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and work in a high-performing environment
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate across various parts of the organization
  • Ability to have foresight to identify project needs, navigate business problems, hold team accountable to actionable resolution efforts
  • Adept in breaking down complex issues into concise analytical packages and executive messages to enable prompt decision making
  • Demonstration of strong analytical skills, good business acumen, high-level strategic thinking and strong analytical skills
  • The ability to effectively communicate and deliver concise messaging
  • Strong interpersonal skills including teamwork, leadership, flexibility, listening skills
  • Ability to operate in a matrixed team, works well in an ambiguous, ever changing environment
  • Knowledge of end-to-end supply chain, drug development, and manufacturing processes
  • Ability to manage a high-volume of projects simultaneously while consistently delivering quality end-product
  • Strong interest in learning new things, ability to take on tasks with limited information and/or guidance
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities, priorities and tasks with minimal direction
  • Experience with project management tools and collaboration practices including MS Teams, whiteboards/workshops, and continuous improvement methodologies
  • Strong working knowledge of Smartsheets, MS Project, Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates professional and personal growth and well-being.

  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey
  • A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act
  • Generous Total Rewards Plancomprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefitswith compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor
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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.

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.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.