Senior Associate Strategic Planning & Operations

Thousand Oaks, California
Sep 28, 2018
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

Amgen is seeking a Sr Associate Strategic Planning & Operations at its office in Thousand Oaks, CA to join the Final Product Technologies (FPT) organization. This individual will report to the head of the Final Product Strategic Planning & Operations (FPT SP&O) function.

This role will support the FPT organization by managing and tracking to closure Nonconformance (NCs), Change Controls and Corrective and Preventative Actions (CAPAs) attributed to Final Product Technologies. The Senior Associate is responsible to stay informed of best practices and provide innovative, impactful ideas to optimize processes to support the organization's growth strategies.

The Sr Associate will work independently in a self-directed action.

Responsibilities Include:

*Work with NC/CAPA and Change Control owners to develop and execute remediation plans, maintaining written assessments and closure documentation

*Coordinate and align all stakeholders involved in closure of NC/CAPAs and Change Control

*Develop a tracking process for all NC/CAPA activities and communicate status to key stakeholders in the organization

*Develop and present lessons learned around NC/CAPA management

*Eagerly contribute to all initiatives as needed and requested

Basic Qualifications:

Master's degree


Bachelor's degree and 2 years of Operations and/or Project Management and/or Business experience


Associate's degree and 6 years of Operations and/or Project Management and/or Business experience


High school diploma / GED and 8 years of Operations and/or Project Management and/or Business experience

Preferred Qualifications:

*Master's Degree in Life Sciences, Business or Engineering

*Proficiency with Quality processes and priorities

*Demonstrated ability to think and act strategically to support key business decisions

*Excellent organizational skills and a superior attention to detail

*Strong analytical skills

*Strong oral, written and presentation skills with ability to explain complex concepts clearly to a variety of audiences

*Proficient facilitation, negotiation, problem-solving and change management skills

*Advanced knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Word

*Superior ability to work in a self-directed manner while balancing a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and competing demands