Sr. Associate Supply Chain

Woburn, MA, US
Sep 11, 2020
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
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 demonstrates 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.

As part of the Amgen's Manufacturing Operations organization, our Amgen Woburn Manufacturing (AWM) site manufactures oncolytic virus based end-to-end drug substance and drug products for the global market. As such we continuously strive to be a leader in detailed execution to ensure we deliver our medicines to every patient, every time. Operational Excellence is at the core of how we do what we do with a continuous improvement approach, and a steadfast focus on safety, quality, and compliance.

Amgen is seeking a Supply Chain Project & Analytics Senior Associate to be a part of our Amgen Woburn (AWM) Supply Chain team. The role will support the management of existing Supply Chain operations at the site as well as the creation of new business processes to support site expansion. This role will capture data and conduct analysis that will drive projects to improve the business processes and prepare the business for growth.


  • Support multi-departmental, cross-functional, Supply Chain projects of medium to high complexity
  • Own Deviation and Corrective Action/Preventative Action (CAPA) records related to Supply Chain
  • Author and own department Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Own Change Controls led by AWM Supply Chain
  • Monitor Supply Chain Key Performance Indicator (KPI) metrics with a focus on executing projects to bend trend line curves in a positive direction
  • Support labor force and storage space utilization modeling
  • Demonstrate standard methodologies and industry trends to drive continuous process improvement
  • Support Amgen Woburn Supply Chain with Operational Excellence (OE) and Lean Transformation tools to drive operational improvements for both existing and new operations Ensure operations are in full compliance with safety, regulatory, and budgetary requirements
  • Utilize various tools to gather and analyze data for creation of graphs, charts and reports to articulate the outcomes
  • Work within a high safety culture with high quality standards
  • Other tasks as assigned to support site maintenance and operations

Basic Qualifications:

Master's degree


Bachelor's degree and 2 years of Supply Chain, Logistics, Procurement, or Life Science experience


Associate's degree and 6 years of Supply Chain, Logistics, Procurement, or Life Science experience


High school diploma / GED and 8 years of Supply Chain, Logistics, Procurement, or Life Science experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • Strong understanding of cGMP regulations and GDP requirements
  • Training and/or demonstrated experience in change control management systems
  • Experience integrating LEAN methodologies into Supply Chain business processes
  • Awareness of industry trends and developments in biopharmaceutical logistics
  • 4+ years of experience in supply chain or logistics
  • 2+ years of experience the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry
  • SAP and Microsoft Office suite experience
  • Project management experience
  • Independent collaboration with outside resources
  • Ability to interact constructively with peers/teams
  • Ability to provide oversight to work performed onsite by multiple vendors

We understand that to successfully sustain and grow as a global enterprise and deliver for patients -we must ensure a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission -to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

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.