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Amgen Reviews

Updated 4 Dec 2019

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3.6
65%
Recommend to a Friend
82%
Approve of CEO
Amgen CEO Robert A. Bradway
Robert A. Bradway
686 Ratings
  1. 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
  2. "great company and benefits"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    Good leadership and charts the course

    Cons

    Flat structure and working experience will depend on who your line Mgr is

    Advice to Management

    More development

    Amgen2016-01-21
  3. "Co-op student"

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    Co-Op 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Amgen for less than a year

    Pros

    Great pay, professional, ethical, treats employees well

    Cons

    as a co-op student there is really no cons

    Amgen2015-11-06
  4. "Supply Chain Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    cross-functional view, wear many hats

    Cons

    very busy and no work-life balance

    Amgen2015-08-23
  5. "20/20, Looks good at twenty feet and 20Mph, don't look to close or you will see glaring imperfections."

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    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amgen

    Pros

    Good overall organization. Most pay and benefits above average. Good hard working employees, very knowledgeable field sales and support staff.

    Cons

    Little advancement opportunity. Mid level managers are often stuck with the choice of supporting their reports or choosing to advance their careers.

    Advice to Management

    none

    Amgen2015-02-20
  6. "Utopic environment that pushes you to be your best"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Incredibly intelligent colleagues, good compensation, good location, great products that make you proud to work there.

    Cons

    Limited upward mobility in Canada, expectation that staff who really want to grow will move to California head office.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up, loved the place.

    Amgen2014-02-05
  7. "Supported but Work Hard"

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    Former Employee - Process Development Associate in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Recommends

    I worked at Amgen full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Cares about Staff Development, Provides Resources to get things done, Promotes Initiative

    Cons

    Risk Averse, Can Have High Demands

    Amgen2019-12-03
  8. "Great Company, Great Benefits, Great Salary"

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    Current Employee - Associate Manufacturing Process Technician 

    I have been working at Amgen full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Biggestand Best Independent Biotech Company.

    Cons

    Poor professional career growth opportunities.

    Amgen2019-12-02
  9. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Associate Scientist in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very collaborative environment, flexible work hours, great pay and benefits, cutting-edge technology and instruments, opportunities for career development

    Cons

    Promotions are hard to get

    Amgen2019-11-26
  10. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager 

    I worked at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, work life balance most of the time

    Cons

    The Culture could be improved

    Amgen2019-11-26
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