Senior Manager Supply Chain - Strategic Planning

West Greenwich, RI
Jun 16, 2022
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time


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 reach over 10 million patients worldwide. Its time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.

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What you will do

The Amgen Rhode Island (ARI) site consists of a large fed batch biologics Manufacturing facility, a next generation biologics Manufacturing facility, a Quality Control (QC) laboratory, a Process Development (PD) laboratory and pilot plant, Central Utilities Building (CUB), GMP Warehouse, and administrative support buildings.

Lets do this! Lets change the world! In this vital role you will support site strategy, Production Planning, and Capacity Improvement initiatives. This role is uniquely positioned and highly visible with several strategic customer and outward facing touchpoints. This role sits on the Supply Chain Leadership Team (SCLT) comprised of Strategic Planning, Procurement, Risk, and Warehouse Logistics.

  • Site Strategy and Direction:Lead initiatives to craft functional and site strategy (short, mid, and long-term horizon) using inputs from site leadership, the Supply Chain functional team, emerging industry trends, and network partner functions. Ensure alignment between Amgen manufacturing and supply chain strategy elements, and drive progress toward the future ARI vision/site master plan including influencing site direction, supporting scenario assessment, and driving business performance optimization to ensure ARI manufacturing capabilities remain first in class and in support of the Amgen Long Range Strategy (LRS).
  • Production Planning:Work closely with the global supply chain planning teams, procurement, manufacturing services, and plant management to establish clear planning standards, track demand changes and trends, and develop production plans that will achieve the business needs while optimizing plant output. Ensure a reliable plan for DS supply to network DP partner and contract manufacturing sites.
  • Capacity Planning: Establish and optimize planning standards for every product that clearly articulate the run rate, plant changeover, and product re-introduction capabilities as well as plant shutdown duration and frequency. Ensure understanding of plant capabilities and capacity planning tools. Partner closely with plant leadership to develop scenarios to continually optimize plant output. In combination with the Warehouse Logistics team, manage DS inventories within warehouse capacity targets.
  • Innovation and Digital Transformation:Stay informed on developing trends and continually evolve the way we work by adopting digital and technology solutions that will improve our reliability, efficiency, agility, and resiliency. Develop action plans to implement solutions aligned with the long-term ARI site and functional Supply Chain strategy, including data tie-in with support functions / enablers. Partner with the SCLT to implement large, cross-functional, or cross-site initiatives.
  • Compliance, Quality, & Inspection Readiness:Accountable to maintain GMP controlled processes, procedures, and systems in full compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and ensure that the Planning and Analytics team is maintained in a continual state of inspection readiness. Represent the Supply Chain GMP processes to Regulatory Authorities during inspections.
  • Network Collaboration:Establish and maintain relationships with Global Supply Chain, External Supply Chain, External Quality, OSPR, and all Amgen Sites to cultivate process alignment and outstanding customer service. Work with the network to advance learning and collective performance and influence direction. Align standard methodologies and ensure consistency within the network.

What we expect of you

Basic Qualifications:
  • Doctorate Degree and 2 years of Supply Chain or Operations experience OR
  • Master's Degree and 6 years of Supply Chain or Operations experience OR
  • Bachelor's Degree and 8 years of Supply Chain or Operations experience OR
  • Associates degree and 10 years of Supply Chain or Operations experience OR
  • High School Diploma / GED and 12 years of Supply Chain or Operations experience
  • 2 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources

We are all different, yet we all use our outstanding contributions to serve patients! The Senior Supply Chain professional we seek is a strong leader who possesses these additional qualifications.

  • Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM/ APICS) certification.
  • Knowledge of SAP systems.
  • Experience in Material, Production, Planning master data and regulatory inspection.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Expertise in GMP regulatory and pharmaceutical processes.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills including data and analytics competence.
  • Financial and business acumen.
  • Ability to influence broadly.

What you can expect of us

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.

  • 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
Apply now 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.

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.

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.