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Associate FUEL Rotational Program - Cambridge, MA

Cambridge, MA
Start date
Sep 13, 2022
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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.

Associate FUEL Rotational Program - Cambridge, MA


This could be your everyday

Lets do this. Lets change the world. Amgens Fuel Your Potential Emerging Talent Rotational Program (ETRP) is committed to provide an enriching environment to inspire innovation and career growth. Were looking for upcoming college graduates who are self-motivated individuals, with strong analytical skills, decision-making, and leadership attributes, seeking to join a World-Class Biotechnology Company. The objective is to develop future leaders with a blend of technical knowledge and soft skills (extracurricular activities, leadership, and/or associations), so that participants are ready to make a positive impact and use their talents to accomplish more than they thought possible. While being self-motivated is a key, Amgen provides a robust system to make you successful. The ETRPs selected candidates will work under minimal supervision, but along with a solid mentor, coach, and buddy support system to guide you during the assimilation process from Academia to Workplace, and throughout the program. This 26-months Rotational Program consists of three rotations (8-10 months) in Operations. Example functions include Manufacturing, Quality, Process Development, Engineering, and Supply Chain. Amgen offers staff members a Total Rewards package, which includes excellent benefits, competitive base pay, bonus opportunities, stock plans, an outstanding work environment and the chance to grow, both financially and professionally.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:Leadership / Management
  • Meet with support system on a regular basis

  • Complete deliverables of projects/tasks assigned

  • Will participate in regularly scheduled meetings with all ETRP participants and Program Manager to present and report out on accomplishments and deliverables

  • Basic troubleshooting

  • Assist in the review of documentation for assigned functions

  • Perform routine project management

  • May assist in the analysis and interpretation under direct supervision of own data and verifies experimental data from other group members

  • May develop basic scientific skills through routine laboratory tasks completion

  • Comply with Good Manufacturing Practices and Good Laboratory Procedures as applicable

  • May regularly draft and revise routine documents (e.g. MPs, SOPs, and technical reports)

  • Demonstrate significant contributions to the business by identifying and recommending improvements related to routine functions

  • Recognize & accurately report problems

  • Maintain appropriate documentation up to date

  • Document appropriate work output (lab notebook compliance, SOPs, etc.)

  • Read and follow written technical procedures


What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in final year of bachelors degree Program in Life Sciences, Engineering or other relevant disciplines

  • Scheduled to graduate no later than summer 2023

  • Minimum GPA of 3.2 in current program

  • Previous Amgen internship or Co-Op experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven leadership skills

  • Self-motivated

  • Results oriented

  • Effective communication skills (both written and verbal)

  • Efficient time management skills

  • Excellent presentation skills (both written and verbal), word processing, and spreadsheet application skills (MS systems)

  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines

  • Demonstrate the Amgen Values

  • Global mindset / Willingness to relocate to other Operations Sites for future career opportunities (including overseas)

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong decision-making skills

  • Ability to work as a team player and/or independently, evaluate documentation and operations according to company procedures, interact constructively with peers and prioritize and meet deadlines

  • Ability to thrive in a high-performance culture

  • Robust curiosity and willingness to learn

  • Ability to apply research findings, gather information, interpret and analyze results, develop and implement a logical and strategic plan of action

  • Ability to think critically, proactively anticipate problems and propose solutions

  • Ability to work effectively/collaboratively across teams, levels of management, across partnerships, leverage contact network to motivate diverse teams, and enable cross-functional collaborations

  • Basic understanding of cGMPs

  • Previous Amgen intern and/or Co-Op experience in a GMP/Manufacturing environment


Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also 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.


We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.


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