Associate - Supply Chain

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Oct 23, 2020
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Amgen discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science's promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people's lives.

Operations is one of the three foundational functions at Amgen with a mission to be consistent and efficient in delivering safe and effective medicines around the world. Operations manufactures and delivers Amgen therapeutics to our patients. Made up of five functions: Global Supply Chain, Process Development, Quality, Manufacturing, and Engineering, and spread across nine sites, Operations' aspiration is simple: Ensure patients have access to the Amgen products they need. Every patient, every time.

Responsibilities include:
  • Performs pre-planning quality checks to ensure MRP integrity
  • Maintains/manages global master data within Amgen's planning systems
  • Balances supply plans across several manufacturing stages/sites that support demand and maintain safety stock levels
  • Reviews Supply Planning Quality Checks with GSCL to ensure supply plan integrity at Planning Cycle completion
  • Participates on Global Supply Chain Team

  • Bachelor's degree
  • OR
  • Associate's degree and 4 years of Manufacturing or Operations experience
  • OR
  • High School diploma/GED and 6 years of Manufacturing or Operations experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, business management or life science or advanced degree
  • Experience in regulated manufacturing or supply chain setting
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively engage diverse, global stakeholder groups and manage projects with multiple, cross-functional deliverables
  • Proven communication and facilitation skills
  • Demonstrated experience in SAP and RapidResponse ERP environments
  • Demonstrated experience in a continuous improvement role utilizing tools, methodologies and change management (i.e. Lean, Six Sigma)
  • Demonstrated solid analytical skills, business acumen and risk management

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.