Supply Chain Senior Associate, Global Product Planner

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Sep 14, 2019
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Reporting to the Global Product Planning Lead within the Global Supply Chain Organization, the Supply Chain Senior Associate is responsible for delivering robust global supply plans, supply chain reporting, and maintaining master data integrity using Amgen's planning and execution systems.

The role collaborates with Global Network Planning, Global Supply Chain Leads, Regional Supply Chain, and Site Supply Chain to ensure supply plan alignment.

Responsibilities include:
  • Monitoring key product specific global supply chain metrics and proactively look for opportunities for improvement.
  • Performs pre-planning quality checks to ensure MRP integrity
  • Balances supply plans across several manufacturing stages/sites that support demand and maintain safety stock levels.
  • Controls supply transition plans across existing supply chain nodes based on guidance from GSCL, changes to supply, demand or regulatory assumptions
  • Reviews Supply Planning Quality Checks with GSCL to ensure supply plan integrity at Planning Cycle completion
  • Participates on Global Supply Chain Team
  • Manages global product planning business processes
  • Maintains/manages global master data within Amgen's planning system

Basic Qualifications:

Master's degree


Bachelor's degree and 2 years of demand and supply planning experience


Associate Degree and 6 years of demand and supply planning experience


High school diploma / GED and 8 years of demand and supply planning experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge and experience in demand and supply planning, MRP, production planning and inventory control.
  • 2 plus years of experience in global pharmaceutical, biotech or similar industry
  • Detail oriented with strong business data analytical skills
  • Process oriented mindset with willingness to call out gaps and seek solutions
  • Able to communicate across a wide range of staff levels and develop effective relationships in a matrix organization
  • Able to handle multiple responsibilities and priorities simultaneously under constrained timelines.

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

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.