Transportation Specialist

Thousand Oaks, CA
Jul 04, 2021
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time


Youve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge youve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.


What you will do

Lets do this! Lets change the world!

Job Description

Under minimal direction of Sr. Manager Clinical Supply Chain, manages the following responsibilities:

  • Executes implementation of cold chain and transportation process requirements as defined by Amgen's strategy

  • Support daily transport operation for assigned areas on ATO site

  • Owns and drives implementation of projects related to new cold chain capabilities, transportation needs.

  • Supports management in decision-making process related to transportation and cold chain

  • Collects, processes and reports outs all data and KPI related to cold chain, transportation and vendor performance

  • Performs monthly analysis of shipping data and reports out to management

  • Performs trending analysis and owns related reports, identifies necessary corrective actions and drives their implementation

  • Builds business cases for new capabilities, suppliers.

  • Represents DSC in networks and cross-functional projects as assigned

  • Manages transportation and cold chain for assigned region, actively handles all issues and developments

  • Maintains excellent relationship with TSPs making sure Amgens interests are served to the maximum

  • Leads business reviews with TSPs on current business, escalations, reporting and improvements

  • Drives root cause analysis and performance analysis and risk assessment, develop action plans to improve or mitigate risk with departments involved.

  • Keeps track of issues and input for BRM and audits

  • Maintains knowledge of industry trends and developments in logistics including and provides expert advice for development of new process, approaches and strategies

  • Develops and maintains departmental SOPs and other controlled documents on transportation management

  • Seeks structural improvements and cost saving opportunities in processes internally and with TSPs

  • Liaises with global counterparts, relevant departments and networks to ensure global alignment on transportation and cold chain management

  • Manages transport related invoices and perform budget tracking and reporting

  • Owns quality records related to TSP activities Dev/ CAPA, change control

  • Manages other projects as assigned


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The vital attribute professional we seek will have these qualifications.

Doctorate degree


Masters degree and 2 years of Transportation experience


Bachelors degree and 4 years of Transportation experience


Associates degree and 10 years of Transportation experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Transportation experience


Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates professional and personal growth and well-being.

  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey

  • A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act

  • Generous Total Rewards Plancomprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefitswith compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

Apply now for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

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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.