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 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 Europe was established in 1989 and today comprises more than 4000 employees engaged in assisting patients across 31 countries in Europe. The European Hub in Zug, Switzerland, employs more than 200 staff members. Amgen’s Swiss affiliate is located in the neighboring building and was established shortly after the Amgen European Hub in 1989. Today, the Swiss branch employees around 100 staff members.
Great Place to Work in Europe 2017
Amgen received 8th place in the Great Place to Work® awards in Europe in 2017. This achievement indicates that Amgen stands out for its consistent, high-trust workplace culture across national borders. Companies that appear on the European Great Place to Work® list have been recognized as great workplaces in at least three countries. This award is especially meaningful as it is primarily driven by the judgement of our own employees, whose opinion makes up the largest portion of the overall rating.
Careers at Amgen
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. As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the globe, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, committed and highly accomplished people. People who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen Values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.
New Office Concept: Innovation and Flexibility
In summer 2018, the European Hub and the Swiss affiliate will move from Zug to Rotkreuz to a completely new office environment. Similar to our offices in Munich and Paris we will create a new and modern way of working. An “Open Space” office offers everyone the opportunity to develop freely. We will create spaces that connect, spaces that inspire, spaces that offer silence and energy and also spaces that promote a maximum of concentration. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, there will be plenty of opportunities to help shape innovative solutions as a team.
Meet Our People
Health Economics Manager
I have been working in the Amgen Economic Modeling COE for more than two years now and I am glad that I started my career here after finishing my PhD in health economics. The work is full of variety and I have the opportunity to expand my knowledge and experience every day. But what I like most about my job are the amazingly talented people I work with and I consider myself lucky to be part of such an experienced and enthusiastic team.
Head Business Unit General Medicine, Switzerland
I started working at Amgen Switzerland as Product Manager one year ago and now I developed into a new role as Business Unit Head. Coming from another big pharma company it is great to see that Development at Amgen both on individual and organization level is one of the key drivers behind Amgen’s success. It is exciting to be part of that development and to actively shape the future of the organization together with a truly dedicated and motivated team.