Stephen Hill

  PhotoStephen Hill is Executive Director, Manufacturing Technologies. He is responsible for establishing and advancing drug substance and drug product manufacturing global networks. Hill’s team serves the current manufacturing network by leading cross-functional teams to resolve manufacturing challenges and implement best practices and technologies. He is also the owner and champion of the High Reliability Performance program improving manufacturing reliability and robustness. Hill joined Amgen in 2004 and has held various positions of increasing responsibility. In his most recent role he was Plant Manager of the Amgen Bothell multi-product clinical manufacturing facility responsible for GMP operations. He also co-led the advancement of Manufacturing of the Future concepts and technology development. Prior to joining Amgen, Hill spent 8+ years at ICOS Corporation, involved in facility start-up and commissioning of the multi-product, multi-host GMP manufacturing facility. As plant manager he was responsible for continuous improvement and maturation of quality systems as a contract manufacturer. Hill is a graduate of the University of Washington, and holds a BS in Microbiology, BA in Political Science and a Master of Business Administration. He is a native of Seattle, Washington. [October 2012, AH]