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Amgen Associate FUEL Rotational Program - Amgen Massachusetts (AMA) in Cambridge, Massachusetts


You’ve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

Amgen’s “Fuel Your Potential” Emerging Talent Rotational Program (ETRP) is committed to providing an enriching environment to inspire innovation and career growth. Join this global Operations program. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. We’re looking for potential future leaders who are self-motivated, with strong analytical and decision-making skills, and leadership aspiration, seeking to join a World-Class Biotechnology Company.

The objective of the Operations Emerging Talent Rotational Program is to develop leadership skills and attributes with a blend of technical knowledge, business acumen and soft skills, so that you are ready to make a positive impact and use your talents to accomplish more than you thought possible. While being self-motivated is a key, Amgen provides a robust system to help make you successful. Selected candidates will work under minimal supervision and receive a solid mentor, coach, and buddy support system to guide you throughout the program.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Complete complex rotation assignments and tasks

  • Dive into new topics, work areas and functions, ramp up your knowledge quickly to contribute meaningfully, and meet expectations and milestones

  • Demonstrate agility and flexibility while transitioning through 3 rotations

  • Understand the wider business context and how your own work contributes to Amgen's strategies and goals

  • Use data and insights to drive business performance

Operations Emerging Talent Rotational Program Facts

We have open positions based in Cambridge Massachusetts. Our site is Amgen’s East Coast operations and innovation hub with leading capabilities across six fundamental pillars: Final Product Technologies, Quality and Surveillance, Pivotal Process Development, Product Quality, Data Science, and Manufacturing Innovation. The cohort kicks off in July 2025, candidates must be available for full-time employment in July 2025. The 26-month Rotational Program consists of one 10-month and two 8-month rotations in Operations.

You will rotate through various critical functions at your site, such as Process Development and Quality.

After successful completion of the program, we expect that you will be well-prepared to succeed in future roles and take on leadership challenges in our Operations organization.


What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or Supply Chain obtained from an accredited college or university by the time program kicks-off in July 2025

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven leadership skills, demonstrated through extra-curricular or work experience activities

  • Previous Amgen or relevant industry experience in biopharma, manufacturing, or engineering environment

  • Minimum GPA of 3.20 preferred

  • Strong technical and analytical skills

  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively across teams and levels of management

  • Excellent time and project management skills

  • Ability to demonstrate excellent problem-solving skills, intellectual curiosity, and a dedicated approach to achieving success

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Basic understanding of current Good Manufacturing Practices and Good Laboratory Practices

  • Global mentality: willingness to relocate to other Operations Sites for future career opportunities

  • Willingness to work shifts including weekends


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.

The expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is $71,226 - $86,107. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

  • Stock-based long-term incentives

  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns

  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

Apply now

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Application deadline

Amgen anticipates accepting applications until July 18, 2024; however, we may continue accepting applications beyond this date if we do not receive a sufficient number of candidates.

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 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 accommodation.