Amgen Create 150 Construction Jobs

Amgen Create 150 Construction Jobs

The American multinational biopharmaceutical company Amgen is set to create 150 construction jobs after an investment of $100 million for the construction of a new vial filing line with ‘state of the art’ technology and new site infrastructure at its manufacturing plant in Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin.

The Dublin plant specialises in formulation, aseptic drug product filling, lyophilisation, packaging as well as analytical testing using on-site laboratories.

Construction on the vial filing line is due to be completed and fully operational by 2024.

Amgen Create 150 Construction Jobs

Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar TD said

“This is fantastic news and a real testament to the 670 staff Amgen currently employs in Dun Laoghaire. This $100m investment will bring the company’s total investment in the Dublin plant to $900m . Amgen is one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, and this investment underscores Ireland’s position as a leading global location for the sector.  The announcement coincides with the company’s 10 year anniversary in Dun Laoghaire and I wish all the team the very best in their next chapter.”

Paul Greene, Vice President for Regional Manufacturing said: “At Amgen, we pride ourselves on delivering for ‘Every Patient, Every Time’ and the investment we are announcing today will enable us to serve more patients here in Ireland and all over the world.  Since we acquired the manufacturing plant in Dun Laoghaire, we have now invested $900m to expand and update our production facilities and to bring in new products and capabilities. This investment is a testament to our commitment to our local community and our highly skilled workforce.”

Martin Shanahan said, CEO of IDA Ireland said: “I’d like to congratulate Amgen on its 10 year anniversary in Dun Laoghaire which is being marked by a significant investment in its manufacturing facility.  This investment illustrates Amgen’s ongoing and welcome commitment to Ireland and is a further endorsement by a global leader in Ireland’s Biopharmaceutical ecosystem.” is Ireland’s new online jobs board. Our tools and services give jobseekers the best possible opportunity to find the ideal job.

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