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Supplier Performance Management - Lab Operations Manager

Thousand Oaks, California
Start date
Nov 28, 2023

Job Details


Youve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? 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. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

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What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will support Amgen sponsored clinical trials, focusing on the laboratory category. In this key role, you will help us deliver on priority initiatives as well as provide strategic support to our study teams and key partners to optimize clinical trial implementation with our suppliers. The highest quality will be achieved by partnering effectively with our suppliers and providing robust supplier oversight with a fit for purpose governance program.

Our scope is global and supports our clinical trials around the world. Come join an exceptional team that delivers for our study teams and our patients!

Potentially up to 20% travel domestic and/or international.

  • Provide guidance and input on technical and operational aspects of study design and execution
  • Provide support and guidance during study startup and conduct with suppliers including activities such as sourcing, budget review, supplier selection, and scope of work development
  • Develop strong global relationships with key stakeholders and suppliers
  • Drive and facilitate the governance of laboratory suppliers
  • Lead evaluation and qualification process of suppliers and advise partners on their selection
  • Support the development and implementation of standards and processes for evaluation, qualification, selection, management, and monitoring of labs
  • Provide oversight of technical and operational performance of laboratory suppliers across studies and manage escalated issues to resolution
  • Support clinical trials and cross functional alignment with stakeholders, suppliers and partners for companion diagnostics development
  • Participate on key initiatives and task forces with Therapeutic Areas, Early Development and Research
  • Share expertise in emerging technologies through company interactions, literature, and industry conferences
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of SPM, Supplier Governance and the wider GDO organization and support the integration activities for Amgen acquisitions, as appropriate

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The dynamic professional we seek is a strong collaborator with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:Doctorate degree


Masters degree and 3 years of clinical or scientific experience


Bachelors degree and 5 years of clinical or scientific experience


Associates degree and 10 years of clinical or scientific experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of clinical or scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 7+ years work experience in life sciences or medically related field, including 4+years of biopharmaceutical clinical research experience (clinical research experience obtained working on clinical trials at a biotech, pharmaceutical, CRO or technical services supplier)
  • Technologist or work experience in laboratory area with application to clinical trials
  • Technical knowledge of labs, techniques and technologies
  • Familiarity with oncology including current lab methodologies
  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP), ICH, FDA regulations and guidelines, including 21 CFR Part 11
  • Strong communication and Project management skills and knowledge of QA processes
  • Ability to develop collaborative internal and external relationships
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and critical thinking 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.

Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.
  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan
  • Stock-based long-term incentives
  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns
  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible
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for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

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 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.


We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.

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