Supply Chain Manager

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Aug 30, 2019
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Development Supply Chain (DSC) is responsible for the end-to-end delivery of products, process knowledge and technology solutions to enable Amgen's accelerated product commercialization. The DSC organization manages all aspects of demand and supply planning, scheduling and materials/sourcing management activities in all phases of pre-clinical, clinical, and commercial development. As an integral part of the Process Development organization, DSC provides an innovation ecosystem to advance differentiating multi-modality capabilities and gain insight in development and a regulated environment in support of product and process development. Leveraging our tech transfer and manufacturing capabilities, DSC serves as a launch site to enable speed to market for Amgen's innovative products and biosimilars.

We currently have an opportunity in the DSC Site Supply Chain group for a Supply Chain Manager.

The DSC Site Supply Chain organization is seeking a highly motivated individual who will be responsible for supply chain activities at the Thousand Oaks site. This individual will manage and coordinate supply chain activities in accordance with GMP standards, on time within budget.

Job Responsibilities
  • Directs supply chain operations for supply planning/scheduling, raw material procurement, master data management, and inventory management in compliance with all cGMP guidelines and Amgen procedures.
  • Develops the production scenarios and capacity models to support operations and forward-looking strategic initiatives.
  • Represents the Thousand Oaks site on global networks as a subject matter expert for site or function.
  • Will contribute to projects such as business continuity, cost savings, and process improvement initiatives.
  • Present recommendations to Senior Management and drive decisions.
  • Manage a high-volume portfolio of programs simultaneously while consistently delivering high quality results.
  • Leverage network and relationships to identify business requirements and potential opportunities.
  • Partner with business and technical experts to define processes, procedures and best practices for development, maintenance and enhancement of data analytics, visualization, and reporting.
  • Communicate and collaborate with diverse key stakeholders to identify business requirements and provide guidance on best approaches to translating into efficient tools.

Basic Qualifications
  • Doctorate degree


    Master's Degree & 2 years of Supply Chain, Operations, Life Science directly or related experience


    Bachelor's Degree & 4 years of Supply Chain, Operations, Life Science directly or related experience


    Associate degree & 10 years of Supply Chain, Operations, Life Science directly or related experience


    High school diploma/GED & 12 years of Supply Chain, Operations, Life Science directly or related experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience in the biotechnology/ pharmaceutical industry including leadership roles
  • Advanced degree in Business, Science, or Engineering
  • Authoritative command of complexity and ambiguity, ability to collect, digest and assemble information to enable relevant business analyses and influence decision-making.
  • Ability to communicate vertically and horizontally through multiple channels, leverage cross-functional network to complete goals. Motivate teams.
  • Demonstrated understanding of drug development, commercialization and operations planning
  • Demonstrated understanding of manufacturing, supply chain fundamentals and risk management
  • Good business acumen, high-level strategic thinking and strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to structure, pragmatically scope, and solve abstract and complex problems
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills with a demonstrated ability to drive decisions
  • Proven leadership skills, organizational and project management experience
  • Exhibits ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Capable of operating under pressure situations
  • Good working knowledge of MS Excel and PowerPoint

Join Us

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.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.