Amgen

Material Coordinator

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Posted
Sep 18, 2020
Ref
R-100597
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Material Coordinator Supports Amgen Thousand Oaks B31 Distribution Team by performing tasks associated with picking, reviewing and issuing materials required for the production of a biopharmaceutical product. The position requires strict adherence to current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP's), operating Powered Industrial Vehicles (PIV's), ability to accurately complete documentation, make calculations and perform physical tasks associated with large scale pharmaceutical manufacturing.

The successful applicant will be cross trained to support all areas of Distribution and may include Dispensing or Inventory Management. Responsibilities include:

• Reconciliation, receipt and labeling GMP materials

• Picking Clinical Product from SAP inventory as required by Global Clinical Customer Service (GCCS)

• Material handling associated with the movement of materials within the warehouse

• Staging materials for transport and delivery

• Conducting inventory counts and completing inventory discrepancy forms

• Completing all transactions in a timely and accurate manner

• Consistently follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and departmental policies

• Daily workload is accomplished through group effort, so the successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively

• Identifying and reporting operational issues and process improvement opportunities.

• Operating Powered Industrial Vehicles (PIV's)

• Adherence to safe working practices

• Support other Warehouse functions with receipt, storage, dispensing, delivery, transfer, reconciliation, or shipment of materials per procedures and regulations

Basic Qualifications:

Associate's degree and 2 years of pharmaceutical, chemical or biotechnology industry experience

OR

2 years in a technical school setting with hands-on experience

OR

High school diploma / GED and 4 years of pharmaceutical, chemical or biotechnology industry experience

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience working in Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical or Chemical Industries

• Ability to lift up to 35lbs and push/pull heavy loads using material handling equipment

• Ability to operate Powered Industrial Vehicles (PIV)

• Understanding of GMP's and SOP's • MS Office familiarity

• GMP experience with Warehousing,

• Experience operating Powered Industrial Vehicles

• SAP experience and knowledge

• Strong Microsoft Office skills, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint

• Experience working with cross-functional teams in a matrixed environment

• Ability to work collaboratively

• Strong communication skills

• Solid math skills

• Physically capable, comfortable working in cold environments

• Familiarity with chemical handling & PPE

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.

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.

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.