Amgen

Manager, Manufacturing Business Performance

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Posted
Sep 12, 2020
Ref
R-103437
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Amgen is now seeking a Business Performance Manager to support our Manufacturing Operations B7 at the Global Headquarters in Thousand Oaks, CA. They will report into the Business Performance Senior Manager. Our Business Performance group drives business analysis, performance reporting, project management, data analysis, governance, and enables key cross-functional initiatives. The successful candidate will take an active role in advancing plant goals and business performance, KPIs, governance and metrics cascades and critical initiatives to deliver for patients.

The job responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
  • Portfolio and Project Management - Lead all aspects of multiple projects/processes to include planning, estimating, scheduling, tendering, monitoring, reporting, risk management facilitation, execution, invoicing, and closeout. Maintain a master project plan and schedule for assigned projects. Translate team plans into meaningful and measurable tasks. Ensure a timely and clear communication with all partners. Activities include planning, estimating, scheduling, tendering, monitoring, reporting
  • Safety and Compliance - Manage plant safety program in collaboration with EHSS partners
  • Risk Management and Business Continuity - Maintain ATO B7 plant risk strategy and business continuity plans. Facilitate team-level risk assessments and scenario planning to support issue resolution. Pro-actively drive development of contingency and/or risk-mitigation plans.
  • Continuous Improvement - Support industrial engineering and Operational Perfection capabilities to the critical areas in the value chain in need of efficiency improvement (e.g. lean transformation, run rate increase projects). Drive continuous improvement projects within manufacturing operations
  • Communications Leadership - Develop materials, including business cases, and communicate analysis and recommendations to senior management. Synthesize information and insights into executive summaries and presentations for senior management
  • Data analysis - Develop presentations based on data and communicate analysis and recommendations to senior management. Perform trend analysis to drive decisions. Perform business and resource forecasting, financial modeling, and trend analysis to drive decisions.
  • Collaboration - Collaborate with cross-functional teams in completing operations activities - including Finance, Facilities & Engineering, Safety, Quality and other teams to meet the constantly evolving needs of the business.
Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree

OR

Master's degree and 2 years of Project Management experience

OR

Bachelor's degree and 4 years of Project Management experience

OR

Associate's degree and 10 years of Project Management experience
Or

High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Project Management experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • 5 years of project management experience in life science/manufacturing/operations
  • Ability to foster collaboration, work effectively on cross-functional teams, and consistently deliver timely.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; good interpersonal skills; excellent time management and decision-making skills.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Quick learner, proactive, takes initiative.
  • Distinguishes accurate balance between strategic and tactical thinking.
  • Strong experience with Project Management tools, methodologies, and practices.
  • Tested experience in a highly fluid, interactive, matrix environment.
  • Experience with MS Office Suite, MS Project, SharePoint, Smartsheet.
  • Ability to drive prioritization based on business drivers and technical/regulatory risk.
  • Strong interest in learning new things, ability to seek tasks with limited information and/or mentorship
  • Independent self-starter. Ability to set clear goals and efficient prioritize workload, operate autonomously and deliver timely, high-quality work output and in teams. Understands what it means to own something and be accountable


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.

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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.