Although IBOB is a corporate process, it is very important to project support across all Amgen sites. It initiates the beginning of projects and is a flag to the project support staff that their services might be needed.
Assignment of the Document Coordinator
In an effort to streamline communication and provide solid project support coverage on all Amgen engineering projects, the Thousand Oaks-based Project Support Supervisor assumes responsibility for notifying satellite project support groups about projects approved for their locations.
Next, the satellite support staff assigns the Project Coordinator as the point of contact for the project.
Project Tracking Number Once the Project Request Authorization (PRA) is approved with all required signatures, the Facilities Planning Department releases the Capital Requisition Authorization (CRA) and issues the unique Capital Project Number, which officially marks the beginning of the project.
The Project Number is a 6-digit number starting with digits 83-
Figure 2: The Process of Generating a Project Number
The Amgen Project Number is implemented in the project support process as the official unique tracking number for any project documentation. It then becomes the basis for:
Project documentation physical hard file structure
Project electronic file structure
Project document identification and searching