Contract Manufacturing Manager

Thousand Oaks, CA
Nov 17, 2021
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type


If you feel like youre part of something bigger, its because you are. At Amgen our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve togetherresearching, manufacturing and delivering ever-better products that read over 10 million patients worldwide. Its time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.

Contract Development and Manufacturing Manager


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will oversee Amgen Contract Development and Manufacturing (ACDM) sites through executing activities according to Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) principles and the ACDM business practices.

Lead cross-functional teams with clear accountability for performance and ensure the quality, cost, and delivery of products from Amgen's Contract Development and Manufacturing sites are consistently met, as well as lead issue resolution, problem solving and serve as an escalation agent.

Direct the identification, evaluation and selection of contract manufacturers as well as the planning and coordination of product transfers to contract sites.

Manage budget development, monitoring and reporting; ensure cost of production targets are met; and actively oversee forecasting, capacity planning and project management.

Ensure metrics are in place to measure, track the performance of the contract sites, and lead external or internal operating review meetings.

Drive continuous improvement at contract manufacturing sites by building robust business processes and reliable relationships with contract site management, and working closely with internal quality, supply chain and process development organizations to ensure contract manufacturing sites are monitored and that corrective actions are implemented in a timely fashion.

Contribute to ACDM knowledge development including assessment of industry trends, technology advancement, and contract manufacturing landscape.

Drive risk management, operations excellence, and other Operations initiatives.

Travel 20%: Domestic and International


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The management professional we seek is a collaborative cross-functional leader with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Masters degree and 3 years of contract manufacturing management experience


Bachelors degree and 5 of contract manufacturing management experience


Associates degree and 10 years of contract manufacturing management experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of contract manufacturing management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Business Administration, Engineering, or Science-related field
  • 5+ years of experience in protein, API, DS, DP, or packaging manufacturing environment
  • 5+ years in roles requiring knowledge of cGMP principles, FDA and other regulatory guidelines, and validation principles
  • 2+ years of project management experience leading multi-functional and/or multi-location team
  • 1+ years of experience working with external parties and/or leading cross-functional teams for clinical and/or commercial products


What you can expect of us

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.

  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization
  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act
  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits

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for a career that defies imagination

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.


Equal Opportunity Statement

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.