We are looking for creative, highly motivated and hardworking Undergrad Coop student for a paid temporary assignment opportunity in our manufacturing operation – Amgen Manufacturing Limited at Juncos, Puerto Rico. AML is Amgen’s largest manufacturing site and the majority of products comprising Amgen’s current portfolio move through this outstanding biotechnology manufacturing facility.

It includes 5 manufacturing plants: a mammalian and a microbial bulk plants, a formulation and filling plant, a packaging plant and a small molecule proven dosage manufacturing plant.

**What you will do…**

This is an outstanding opportunity to gain learning and exposure to groundbreaking technology and advance processes that form the foundation of our state-of-the-art biotechnology facility.

The Undergrad Coop will work closely with the Information System team. Student will have the opportunity to support the Department’s continuous improvement initiatives/projects and daily operations support area within the AML Site and will interact with a multidisciplinary team. This role will report to a Specialist IS Bus Sys Analyst.

The Undergrad-COOP will apply the skills learned at the university in the pharmaceutical industry and learn new ones from hands on experience of work assignment.

Key skills include but are not limited to: communication, planning, organization, problem solving, team-working, data analysis, data monitoring etc. Will work and/or support real projects under supervision and guidance of highly skilled professionals that will help student to gain practical experience in the biotechnology industry.

The temporary COOP will be hired for a six months assignment and can be extended up to one year, as per business needs. Candidate selected will begin on June 2020.

**Your time with us will look something like this…**

+ Measuring and analyzing current systems/process performance

+ Improving operational efficiency and productivity

+ Identifying and implementing new process across departments/functions

+ Building business cases to support strategic direction

+ Support IS current projects/initiatives and run activities

+ Support to maintain detailed project plan and/or issue log and follow-up activities

+ Observe, monitor, document and communicate systems and process performance

+ Prioritize and present systems performance data to management team

+ Support the implementation of IS solutions, special projects or initiatives

+ Monitor and communicate systems incidents and/or trends

+ Participate in systems Root Cause Analysis investigations for systems events (i.e. Critique, 5 Whys -and/or One-point-lesson)

+ Participate in continuous improvement initiatives (i.e. Kaizens and/or VSMs)

+ Other functions may be assigned in order to support business needs

**For this opportunity the basic requirements are:**

+ Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Information System, Computer Science, Computer, Mechanical, Software and or Electrical Engineering

+ Minimum GPA 3.00

+ Be enrolled in School

**Preferred qualifications:**

+ Availability to join us up to 1 year assignment

+ Have completed at least 3 years of college education

+ Bilingual (English / Spanish)

+ Collaboration, negotiation, persuasion, basic project management, ensuring completion and follow up

+ Proficiency in Share Point, and Excel software

+ Demonstrate the Amgen Values – Visit our site for additional details

**What you will get…**

Along with competitive pay, we offer you a flexible work schedule with a maximum of 40 hours per week that you can accommodate to your academic schedule if needed.

A Co-op position at Amgen is a chance to channel you drive and enthusiasm. We are committed to guiding you the path to transfer your classroom knowledge to the work. It will be an experience that put you front and center, allowing you to be hands-on and contributing your creative energy on high-impact projects in benefit of our patient’s lives.

Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission – to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and uses 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 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.

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.

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.​

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