Sr Associate Supply Chain

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Oct 17, 2019
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
The Senior Associate Supply Chain will leverage strong planning skills and utilize key supply chain concepts to manage multiple priorities. Under general supervision, this role will perform production planning requirements in order to successfully complete operational objectives and improve existing systems and processes.

Responsibilities include:
  • Ensure all work is completed with minimal disruption and in compliance with all cGMP guidelines and Amgen procedures. Available for being on call and having the ability to respond to business needs as necessary
  • Support supply chain initiatives to improve business processes, reporting and metrics through the enhancement of the global ERP system
  • Administer the multiple Manufacturing process orders, including the coordination of logistics execution activities, which includes regular interface with internal and external clients, and issue resolution
  • Analyze, consolidate, and report demand to management, co-workers, and customers
  • Develop multiple scenarios to assist in driving long range plans and capacity analysis
  • Review and rationalize Bill of Material requirements for new and existing products.
  • Review material requirements, usage, and inventory to determine requirements
  • Examine schedules and other documents to ascertain delivery and pick up schedules
  • Maintain current process orders and master data in the SAP using current production information
  • Use the application of Standard Supply Chain and Planning principles, theories, concepts, and techniques
  • Act as representative for Supply Chain for product and other relevant satellite teams
  • Set up master data for material in close collaboration with partner functions, as needed
  • Monitor financial impact of potential scrap under different levels of demand and appropriate expiration dating assumptions
  • Interface with site planning, manufacturing, quality, business unit leaders, and finance to ensure functional alignment of plans and expected outcomes
  • Use credibility, planning knowledge, and expertise to influence demand process as appropriate

Basic qualifications:

Master's degree


Bachelor's degree & 2 years of operations, supply chain or manufacturing experience


Associate's degree & 6 years of operations, supply chain or manufacturing experience


High school diploma / GED & 8 years of operations, supply chain or manufacturing experience

Preferred qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Business or Science
  • 3+ years of working experience in operations, supply chain, or manufacturing
  • 2 years of experience with SAP or equivalent planning software. Experience with
  • Experience solving complex issues
  • Excellent mathematical skills. Ability to work with Excel, Word, PowerPoint and production schedules
  • Ability to compile information in to Power point presentations
  • Effective written and verbal communications skills

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 biologics manufacturing 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 the world's largest independent biotechnology company, 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.