Supply Chain Mgr

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Oct 17, 2019
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
The Supply Chain Manager will be responsible for developing and leading device supply strategies and driving cross-company initiatives. Staff will be responsible for managing the end to end supply chain for a key device supplier and partner with the supplier and Amgen cross-functional team to achieve objectives in identifying, establishing, modeling and monitoring key performance measures that will ensure supply and quality of our combination products.

  • Supply Chain pilar lead for Amgen Supplier Relationship Excellence (SRE) program for strategic suppliers with a primary objective to ensure supply, manage scale up programs, and reduce program risk.
    • Establish and maintain excellent communication lines with supplier and internal production planning partners and cross functional team.
    • Lead strategic supply chain objectives utilizing the SRE framework and partnering with internal and external stakeholders to drive shared strategic goals
    • Identify supply chain gaps, develop and implement mitigations.
  • Increase supply chain transparency (N-X, VSM, etc.) through the identification of critical device subcomponents and understand the subcomponent supply chain to actively manage and mitigate risks.
  • Work with Operations Risk Management to evaluate the supplier's Business continuity plans for alignment of expectations, the identification of gaps and improvement opportunities
  • Develop and implement short and long range supply risk mitigation strategies.
  • Identify, develop and implement end to end supply chain-related productivity opportunities (i.e. Lead time reduction, flexibility, supplier responsiveness, forecast accuracy, on time delivery, etc.)
  • Analyze, consolidate, and report demand and supply plans at the component / supplier level and provide supplier forecasts
  • Analyze company raw material inventory plans including inventory levels, scrap, inventory purchases, category spend and consumption and determine areas for improvement
  • Domestic and International travel up to 10%

Basic Qualifications

Master's degree and 3 years of Supply Chain/Operations experience


Bachelor's degree and 5 years of Supply Chain/Operations experience


Associate's degree and 10 years of Supply Chain/Operations experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Supply Chain/Operations experience


2 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources

Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and lead cross-functional teams/outside parties (suppliers / CMO's)
  • 2+ years project management in a lead role (define, approve, develop milestones and metrics).
  • Experience with advanced supply chain replenishment programs - Pull, JIT, VMI
  • MBA
  • Knowledge of Combination Product interactions between device and primary container. (syringes, vials, elastomers)
  • GMP knowledge and background
  • Strong ERP knowledge
  • APICS / CPIM certification or equivalent
  • Six Sigma Green/ Black Belt or equivalent

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.