Manager, Supply Chain

Thousand Oaks, CA
Jul 29, 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 Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with supply chain operations team responsible for supply planning/scheduling, raw material procurement, master data management, and inventory management in compliance with all cGMP guidelines and Amgen procedures.

  • Adapting and thriving in a changing environment while building and structuring high-performing cross-functional processes and systems

  • Manage a high-volume portfolio of projects simultaneously while consistently delivering high quality results.

  • Responsible for identification, analysis, valuation and execution of new system and process enhancements

  • Drives Innovation, Operational Excellence, project management and change management in the organization

  • Defines, measures and reports key performance indicators for assigned projects, enabling teams and functions to measure and improve quality, efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Influences decision making through a fact-based approach to ensure business partners meet the financial and operational objectives. Present recommendations to Senior Management and drive decisions.

  • Implementing standard methodologies and ensuring cross-functional alignment and accountability.

  • Applies benchmarking strategies to ensure Amgen's SC stays current with peers in the industry. Also enables sharing of knowledge and standard methodologies in the across the organization.

  • Develops the production scenarios and capacity models to support operations and forward-looking pivotal initiatives.

  • Represents Thousand Oaks site on global networks as a subject matter expert

  • Partner with business and technical professionals to define processes, procedures and standard methodologies for development, maintenance and enhancement of data analytics, visualization, and reporting.

  • Communicate and collaborate with diverse key partners to identify business requirements and provide guidance on the best approaches to translating into efficient tools.


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.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate Degree


Masters Degree & 2 years of directly related experience


Bachelor's Degree & 4 years of work experience


Associate's degree and 10 years of experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • 7+ years of experience in the biotechnology/ pharmaceutical industry including leadership roles

  • Advanced degree in Business, Science, or Engineering

  • Authoritative command of complexity and ambiguity, ability to collect, digest and assemble information to enable relevant business analyses and influence decision-making.

  • Ability to communicate vertically and horizontally through multiple channels, use cross-functional network to complete goals. Motivate teams.

  • Demonstrated understanding of drug development, commercialization and operations planning

  • Demonstrated understanding of manufacturing, supply chain fundamentals and risk management

  • Good discernment, high-level critical thinking and strong analytical skills

  • Demonstrated ability to structure, pragmatically scope, and solve abstract and complex problems

  • Strong writing and presentation skills

  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills with a demonstrated ability to drive decisions

  • Proven leadership skills, organizational and project management experience

  • Exhibits ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Capable of operating under pressure situations

  • Good working knowledge of MS Excel and PowerPoint


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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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.