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Amgen Associate FUEL Rotational Program in Singapore, Singapore

SUMMARY

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people’s lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world’s leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

Amgen is looking for self-motivated individuals, with effective communication skills, learning agility, and leadership attributes, willing to join a Biotechnology World Class Company under our Emerging Talent Rotational Program. The objective is to develop future leaders with a blend of technical knowledge and soft skills (extracurricular activities, leadership, and/or student’s associations).

While being self-motivated is a key, Amgen provides a robust system to make you successful. The Emerging Talent Rotational Program’s selected candidates will work under minimal supervision, but along a solid mentor and buddy support system to foster you during the assimilation process from Academia to Workplace. This two-year Rotational Program consists of three 8-months rotations in Operations. Examples include Manufacturing, Process Development (Drug Product or Drug Substance), Quality, Engineering, or Supply Chain.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

Leadership / Management

  • May act as program representative

  • May assist with system ownership responsibilities

  • Meet with support system on a regular basis

  • Complete deliverables of projects/tasks assigned

  • Responsible for present achievements to Operations Talent Council after each rotation

  • Will act as an Amgen ambassador during internal and external extracurricular activities

Technical

  • Basic troubleshooting

  • Assist in the review of documentation for assigned functions

  • May perform routine project management (including documentation of work performed, troubleshooting/system diagnostics, parts/system inventory, maintenance/calibration, internal equipment delivery for scheduled calibrations and scheduling vendor visits) as the responsible project owner

  • May verify experimental data, monitors and maintains raw material inventory, maintains/revises laboratory guidelines, maintains MSDS documentation up to date and provides basic experiment preparation support

  • Assists 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

Processes

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

  • Regularly draft and revise “routine” documents (e.g. MPs, SOP’s, and technical reports)

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

  • Recognize & accurately report problems

  • Maintains appropriate documentation up to date

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

  • Reads and follows written technical procedures

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduated from Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree or in Life Sciences, Engineering or other relevant disciplines

  • A minimum GPA 3.8 or higher (based on 5-point computation) will be preferred

  • 2 or less years relevant work experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous Internship experience required

  • Basic understanding of cGMPs

  • Possess excellent communication (both written and verbal), active listening, and good emotional management

  • Excellent presentation skills; clear and concise writing skills

  • Demonstrated Leadership Skills

  • Having agility in learning, thinking, and working

  • Embrace changes and adapt quickly in fast-paced and dynamic environment

  • Enthusiasm to learn new tools, initiatives, and innovation

  • 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

  • Demonstrate the Amgen Values - Visit our site for additional details http://wwwext.amgen.com/about/mission-and-values

  • Global mindset and globally mobile

We would like to understand more to assess your suitability for this program:

  • Your career aspiration and how you envision working towards that goal in the next 3 years?

  • What does it mean to you to compete intensely and ethically?

KINDLY ENSURE THE FOLLOWING WHEN SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION:

  • Upload a copy of your resume + reply to above questions as part of your application

  • Indicate your expected graduation date / availability in your resume

Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a video presentation and various interviews / assessments

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.

Join Us

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.

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