Sr Associate Supply Chain

Los Angeles, CA
May 19, 2022
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.

Sr Associate Supply Chain


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this pivotal role, you will be supporting all aspects of manufacturing and supply planning, scheduling, and materials/sourcing management activities for the Development Supply Chain (DSC).

Responsibilities include:
  • Review raw material requirements, usage, and inventory to resolve and build procurement requirements.
  • Ensure all work is completed with minimal disruption and in compliance with all cGMP guidelines and Amgen procedures.
  • Maintain current purchase orders and master data in SAP using current procurement information and in collaboration with Corporate Master Data group.
  • Find opportunities to optimize order management (e.g. order consolidation, order frequency, min order quantities, etc.)
  • Apply standard Supply Chain and MRP planning principles, theories, concepts, and techniques.
  • Review and rationalize BOM requirements for new and existing products.
  • Support initiatives to improve business processes, reporting, and metrics.
  • Under minimal direction, perform work successfully completing operational objectives and improving existing systems and processes within the scope of responsibility.
  • Responsible for the coordination of logistics activities, regularly collaborating with internal and external clients, and issue resolution.
  • Prepare and communicate regular updates to key partners including senior management.
  • Support the Supply Chain business process by finding opportunities and providing key potential solutions that will provide automation, advanced analytics, and insights to support strategic decision making.
  • Requires being on call and having the ability to respond to business needs as necessary.

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The supply chain professional we seek is a proactive person with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Supply Chain or Business OR
  • Bachelors degree in Supply Chain or Business and 2 years of experience OR
  • Associates degree in Supply Chain or Business and 6 years of experience OR
  • High school diploma / GED and 8 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of experience with widely used planning and analytics applications such as SAP and Microsoft Excel.
  • Understanding of end-to-end supply chain business processes.
  • Quick process understanding, insight, and visualizing.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-starter with high attention to detail, able to work on assigned tasks independently, able to identify and initiate discussions about opportunities for process improvement.
  • Energetic, diligent, and highly motivated with a can do outlook.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate cross-functionally in an organization
  • Strong continuous improvement attitude and lean practices experience.
  • Good working knowledge of MS Excel, PowerPoint, and/or Spotfire or Tableau.

Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also 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
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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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided 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 accommodation.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.