Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Internship Opportunities

Few careers offer the chance to make a difference in people’s lives.
Take advantage of an opportunity at Amgen, the world’s largest biotechnology company
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 biologics manufacturing 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 the world’s largest independent biotechnology company, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential. For more information, visit www.amgen.com and follow us on www.twitter.com/amgen.

Amgen’s 10 – 12 week internship program offers meaningful project experiences that impact patient’s lives,
competitive compensation, limited relocation assistance may be available (for eligible candidates), executive
networking events, social networking events, community volunteer project opportunities, on-site fitness center and much more.

Amgen, Rhode Island
Internship Opportunities for 2014

Quality Control- Undergraduate Intern - 24019BR: An intern to Conduct ICH gap assessments of analytical method validation requirements with current Amgen Rhode Island (ARI) documentation to assess legacy methods for compliance. Utilize Lean Manufacturing methodology to develop experimental design to implement solutions for analytical process challenges. Streamline training portfolios to prioritize and optimize laboratory operations Training Assignments . Utilize 5S methodology to optimize laboratory time standards and scheduling. Hands on equipment support and troubleshooting, primarily: HPLC and CE. Basic testing support for in-process, drug substance, stability samples and raw materials: pH, appearance, color and clarity, conductivity.

Facilities & Engineering - Undergraduate Intern – 24065BR: Basic project execution tasks working directly on engineering-related issues and enhancements. Will gain experience with state of the art manufacturing technology, equipment and computer systems, as well as on-floor commissioning and troubleshooting in a fast-paced biotech manufacturing environment.

Information Systems Automation - Undergraduate Intern 24066BR: The intern will support Amgen Rhode Island’s Information Systems Automation Department with daily support and small project execution. This includes working on DeltaV Distributed Control Systems (DCS) and Allen-Bradley Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC). Responsible for assisting in activities and developing ability within the multiple process control systems

Supply Chain - Undergraduate Intern- 24068BR: An intern to assist in the development of Business Case, including Financials for projects. Development and implementation of Project Management Tools and associated Training Materials. Asist in the delivery of key PMO/Supply Chain Projects. Assist with the generation of new production plans within SAP. Work with ARI finite schedulers to collect data for capacity analysis to generate manufacturing templates. Use of Amgen’s business application of Lean, QA systems and basic MRP

Quality Operations - Undergraduate Intern – 24029BR : An intern to advance material management process for introduction of new raw materials to manufacturing. Facilitate meetings with area representatives, including Quality Assurance, Supply Chain, and Manufacturing to revise process map(s) and associated SOPs. Create a roles and responsibilities matrix and training aids. Facilitate meetings with area representatives at ARI to learn how the material is used review testing methodology and criteria, and compare to supplier testing information. Initiate specification revision requests,as required, through corporate supplier quality. Area representatives will include Quality Control, Manufacturing, and Process Development.

Industrial Engineering- Undergraduate Intern – 24025BR: An intern to gather and analyze process data, perform direct observation of processes, model process all leading to identification of waste and opportunities. The candidate will lead small improvement efforts to eliminate waste. The candidate will be trained on Amgen’s improvement methods (Lean and 6-Sigma)to make these types of improvements.

Manufacturing Upstream Operations - Undergraduate Intern – 24043BR: An intern to identify efficiencies in AmgenRhode Island biotechnology manufacturing and support operations . Conduct analyses to identify opportunities to reduce operating costs and increase productivity. Review current manufacturing processes and procedures to identify opportunities to reduce scrap

Operations Information Systems- Undergraduate Intern – 24035BR: An intern to support Amgen Rhode Island’s Information Systems Department with regulatory compliance related activities, business analysis and project management 

Training / Learning & Performance - Undergraduate Intern – 24036BR: An intern to create a catalog to enable manager to know what training to assign to staff based on job role. Evaluate Amgen Rhode Island’s process for identifying what training is required to perform a job vs. all training assigned to staff and streamlining the amount of training assigned to staff.Administrative tasks in Learning Management System to manage instructor led training information: update staff training and manage training logistics. In addition the Intern will assist L&P managers with PowerPoint presentations for staff training activities

Quality -Undergraduate Intern – 24037BR: An intern to evaluate Quality laboratory operating supply inventory and usage to identify and execute on opportunities to realize measurable reduction in operating expenses. Create a visual, real-time display of the Quality activities that support disposition of manufactured product lots. Improve productivity and decrease cycle times for laboratory testing by reducing human error events

Facilities & Engineering - Undergraduate Intern – 24069BR: An intern to work directly on engineering-related issues and enhancements. Will gain experience with state of the art manufacturing technology, equipment and computer systems, as well as on-floor commissioning and troubleshooting in a fast-paced biotech manufacturing environment.

In order to be considered you must apply via www.careers.amgen.com.

Amgen retains the right to add or change the duties of the position at any time. As an EEO/AA M/F/V/D 
employer, Amgen values and encourages diversity in the workplace.

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