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Amgen Reviews

Updated 16 Jul 2019

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Amgen CEO Robert A. Bradway
Robert A. Bradway
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  1. "Sr Associate"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Dún Laoghaire

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

    Pros

    High Standard Procedures and organization.

    Cons

    High rotation of employees

    Amgen2019-05-16
  2. Helpful (1)

    "Stressful and Manic"

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    Current Employee - Senior QA Associate in Dún Laoghaire
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    They pay well and that’s it’

    Cons

    Disorganized, poor training, Always looking for people to blame when things go wrong, stressful, manic, little direction and little or no support.

    Advice to Management

    Management simply don’t seem to manage at all, seem to not care about employees or are somewhat incompetent and simply don’t know how to.

    Amgen2019-06-19
  3. "IS Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good salary, flexible, plenty of opportunities

    Cons

    High turnover so a lot of extra work from people leaving

    Amgen2019-05-31
  4. "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Amgen full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Loads of exposure to a variety of products produced

    Cons

    Very restrictive to hands on working with equipment, this stifles knowledge and learnings that could be obtained to help continous improvement and efficiencies.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to feedback given by, and act on it, dont just pay lip service to it.

    Amgen2019-02-03
  5. "Good Placew overall"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The best is the People

    Cons

    The worst is the Technologie

    Amgen2018-11-15
  6. "More accountabilty -less blame"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Dublin

    I worked at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    Good facilities South side location

    Cons

    The people can be clicky Management loves the blame game

    Advice to Management

    Accept more responsibility

    Amgen2018-08-11
  7. "Snr Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    Good salary and good incentives

    Cons

    Too many politics and strong blame culture

    Amgen2018-05-23
  8. Helpful (3)

    "Excellent comp"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Excellent compensation package Holidays, Vhi, pension, stock, bonus Travel opportunities Parking Flexi time Telecommuting option 6 months paid mat leave 4 months unpaid mat leave with 2 months salary refunded after 6 months return to work Leading biotechnology company with strong new product pipe line

    Cons

    Competitive environment Meetings outside hours due to time zones for other amgen sites Location m50 commute not favourable depending where you live Poor public transport options to get to site

    Amgen2017-07-22
  9. "Process"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, bonus and salary. Excellent place to work

    Cons

    Management need training in how to manage

    Amgen2017-03-01
  10. Helpful (4)

    "Senior Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    Compensation is very good and you'll work with some very talented individuals if you are working in the right functional area.

    Cons

    No career progression in Europe Toxic work environment Bullying commonplace Too many incompetent managers High turnover of staff No reward for loyalty, innovation or hard work Outsourcing is commonplace

    Advice to Management

    Remember, one day that former employee you treated poorly could be your boss so treat them with respect.

    Amgen2017-02-22
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