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Sponsor Spotlight: Amgen seeks talent at Career Zoo

Apr 04 2018

About Amgen

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical needs, 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.

Research and Development at Amgen

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 at Career Zoo - Quick Fire Round:

  • What roles are you looking to fill at Career Zoo?

We have a number of roles currently open, including Specialist roles in IS Automation, Quality Assurance and Information Systems.

  • What are the skill sets you find most difficult to find?

While the market is quite competitive, hard to find skills would include automation tool experience (Rockwell, Scada).

  • If you are interviewing two candidates and both have equal qualifications and experience, what are the additional skills or attributes that would give one candidates the edge?

Strong communication skills are key to success in Amgen, ability to be self-motivated and play an active part in teams would be an advantage across all areas here in Amgen.

  • What is unique about Amgen’s company culture?

In ADL, we promote the behaviours of Respect and Collaboration to ensure that employees have a sense of purpose & the opportunity to develop and to drive our high performance culture.

At Career Zoo, you can meet the Amgen team at their stand in the ‘Biotech Lab’ and see them on the following Main Stage panels:

10.45 Workplace Culture Panel
Key components of a great workplace culture
Compere: Marie Reilly, Irishjobs.ie