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Amgen Reviews

Updated 19 Sep 2019

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Amgen CEO Robert A. Bradway
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  1. "Anonymous"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Co-Op 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Amgen full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Great work/life balance - Enthusiastic and positive company - Ability to move up

    Cons

    - Limited young talent, a lot of people who have been with the company for decades

    Amgen2019-02-08
  2. "Great perks, not great culture"

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    Former Employee - Senior Bio-pharmaceutical Representative in Mississauga, ON

    I worked at Amgen full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    RRSP matching, bonus, reputation, team

    Cons

    top-down management, reps are not included in decisions

    Amgen2019-08-22
  3. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Coop 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Amgen full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice people to work with

    Cons

    Not much to say about it

    Amgen2019-07-04
  4. "Truly innovative company with an excellent reputation"

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    Current Employee - Senior Bio-pharmaceutical Representative in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    High salary, approachable and down to earth leaders who lead by example, strong pipeline, stock options, “family” feeling among peers, opportunities for continuing education/development

    Cons

    I have been in my sales role for a year and cannot say one negative piece of feedback. I feel very lucky to be working for Amgen Canada!

    Advice to Management

    Your skilled leadership, honesty and transparency is appreciated. Keep up the great work.

    Amgen2018-10-23
  5. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Service Desk Technician in Burnaby, BC
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Amgen full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    I like the cozy friendly environment of Amgen company

    Cons

    No cons for this company

    Amgen2017-12-06
  6. "Good people"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    Smart, motivated people, good products, pipeline strong,

    Cons

    Flat organization, career development not prioritized

    Amgen2017-10-04
  7. "qc analyst(biochemistry)"

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    Current Employee - QC Lab Analyst in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    good salary good collaboration and mutual benefits

    Cons

    good management and good team worker

    Advice to Management

    collaboration

    Amgen2017-08-20
  8. Helpful (2)

    "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    Local office in Mississauga Ontario

    Cons

    career opportunities to move up the management chain are limited.

    Advice to Management

    Time to stop outsourcing to CROs and start recruiting internally again.

    Amgen2017-08-14
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Stressful"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    Fun place to work, filled with brilliant scientists, overall good communication among groups.

    Cons

    Poor life work balance, internal politics makes things unnecessarily stressful.

    Amgen2016-12-31
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Regional Medical Liaison"

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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Amgen

    Pros

    Amazing company culture with strong support network and excellent management. Great benefits, perks, stock options, etc.

    Cons

    Strong emphasis on metrics and limited dental benefits.

    Amgen2015-12-23
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