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Undergrad Intern - Engineering

Thousand Oaks, California
Start date
Feb 18, 2024

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Do more with the knowledge youre working 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. Through this program, you will acquire the valuable hands-on skills and foundational experience to become the professional you are meant to be in your chosen field.

Undergrad Intern - Engineering

This could be your everyday

Lets do this. Lets change the world. As a Reliability Engineer Intern, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the reliability and performance of critical assets that directly support clinical and commercial manufacturing of Amgens biologics portfolio. You will work closely with our experienced engineering team to analyze and enhance the reliability of systems, identify maintenance efficiency levers through use of lean six sigma concepts (e.g. VSM, DMAIC, FMEA etc), develop and deploy risk assessments framework and tools, and implement improvements. This internship is designed to provide valuable insights into real-world reliability engineering practices and contribute to the success of our organization.

Project might involve doing one or more of the following:

  • Facilitate reliability centered maintenance assessments, spares design and inventory optimization, vendor single point fail risks assessments in collaboration with SMEs to apply six sigma methodologies for improving maintenance strategies, and implementation
  • Develop & Deploy Advanced analytics along with Engineering SME for predicative analytics on asset performance

Key learnings for staff in this role are applications of reliability centered maintenance strategies, condition-based maintenance techniques, and good engineering practices, data science applications, advanced analytics, and project management capabilities for Reliability Engineering projects.

  • Soft skills learnings include Working in diverse teams, Influencing teams, Decision making
  • Developing expertise in end-to-end lifecycle management and the strategic analysis involved in making business plans
  • Developing a strong understanding of Operations including: drug development, manufacturing, global planning, and associated financials
  • Engaging and learning from senior management
  • Further refining public speaking and presentation skills

Heres what it takes to Win

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The motivated individual we seek is a team player with these qualifications:

Basic Qualifications

Amgen requires that all individuals applying for an undergrad internship or a co-op assignment at Amgen must meet the following criteria:

  • 18 years or older
  • Currently enrolled in a full-time Bachelors Degree program from an accredited college or university with a 3.0 minimum GPA or equivalent
  • Completion of one year of study from an accredited college or university prior to the internship commencing
  • Enrolled in a full-time Bachelors degree program following the potential internship or co-op assignment with an accredited college or university
  • Must not be employed at the time the internship starts
  • Student must be located in the United States for the duration of the internship OR co-op
Preferred Qualifications
  • Majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or related fields
  • Data science/Analytics, Engineering or sciences - Data Analysis: Collect and analyze data and trends related to asset performance, spares inventory optimization based on failure frequency and usage, and potential areas for improvement.
  • Root Cause Analysis: Investigate and determine the root causes of failures or performance issues and propose corrective actions, taking into consideration the impact on spare parts availability.
  • Working in teams: Interpersonal and influencing skills to drive progress
  • Continuous Improvement: Actively participate in continuous improvement initiatives, offering insights and recommendations to enhance overall product reliability and spares management efficiency.
  • Documentation: Maintain accurate records of reliability tests, analysis results, spare parts optimization strategies, and inventory management for future reference.

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 in addition to their well-being:

The base pay range for this opportunity in the U.S. is $24.70 - $28.30 per hour.

  • Build a network of colleagues that will endure and grow throughout your time with us and beyond.
  • Bring your authentic self to the table and become the professional youre inspired to be through accepting a culture that values the diversity of thought and experience and will flex to your strengths and possibilities.
  • Participate in executive and social networking events, as well as community volunteer projects.
Apply nowfor an internship/co-op that defies imagination

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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 a 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 an accommodation.


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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