Supply Chain Senior Manager

Thousand Oaks, CA
Jun 21, 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.

Supply Chain Senior Manager


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will be a key member of the Americas Supply Chain leadership team.

This role has dual responsibilities: responsible for orchestrating supply chain transformation and digitalization efforts for Supply Chain Americas in the areas of planning and distribution, among others, and responsible for leading business performance and operating rhythm activities for Supply Chain Americas leadership team

Key Activities Include:

  • Team Leadership: Provide strategic planning operational leadership to SC Americas leadership team and represent region in cross-functional efforts, risk assessments and digital/operational excellence improvements. Drive effective team operations, including goal setting, sub-team charters, functional management reviews, all staffs, talent engagement meetings, etc. and ensure that all goals and objectives are well understood.
  • Cross-program, Cross-functional Communication: Provide timely, accurate communication among Supply Chain Americas teams, including developing change management plans for function-wide initiatives related to the portfolio, digital culture, talent council, and others.
  • Strategic Thinking: Act as a strategic partner to Supply Chain Americas leadership team. Actively participate in program team meetings and represent the function within the Amgen Business Performance and Strategic Planning Operations (SPO) communities. Charter ground-breaking and innovative efforts for the region, including projects to digitalize and improve core supply chain processes like planning, procurement, warehousing and distribution to-the-market and in-market.
  • Resource Planning: Provide information to assist with resource planning (e.g. human resources, plant capacity, inventory availability, etc.) and elevate resource issues as needed. Identify and reconcile resource issues for Supply Chain Americas.
  • Project Management Processes: Handle all aspects of Supply Chain Americas cross-functional projects/processes: planning, estimating, sequencing and scheduling, supervising and controlling, risk management, execution, and closing. Maintain a master project plan and schedule for assigned projects. Translate plans into concrete and measurable tasks. Follow up on action items from sub-team meetings. Establish and achieve project standards for work quality and quantity.

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The dedicated professional we seek is a collaborative partner with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree & 2 years of directly related supply chain experience OR
  • Masters degree & 6 years of directly related supply chain experience Or
  • Bachelors degree & 8 years of directly related supply chain experience Or
  • Associates degree & 10 years of directly related supply chain experience or
  • High School Diploma/GED and 12 years of directly related supply chain experience AND 2 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Eight (8) years work experience in life sciences or medically-related field
  • Five (5) years experience in a pharmaceutical Project Management role, Supply Chain Planning role or Business Financial Planning role
  • Budget and contract administration experience
  • Good understanding of the digital space
  • Excellent interpersonal & organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively present ideas and detail complex concepts and processes in both written & verbal communication
  • Proven ability of anticipating & resolving problems while exhibiting sound judgment & a balanced, realistic understanding of issues
  • Professional collaboration & leadership skills

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
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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.