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Manager External Supply Chain  

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Posted on : 01 May 2017

Project Description

R-37683– Manager External Supply Chain – External Supply Excellence

Job Summary
The Manager External Supply Chain will support the Amgen Contract Manufacturing and Raw Materials & Device (RMD) group on initiatives to improve quality and reliability of key CMOs suppliers. This job can be located in Thousand Oaks or as a remote worker.
Articulates vision and identifies strategic objectives partnering with CMO site leads, RMD leads, Supplier Relationship Excellence (SRE) leads and stakeholders.
Leverages Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma tools to institutionalize continuous improvement mindset at External Supply group.
Ensure communication effectiveness to CMO Site leads, RMD leads, SRE leads, stakeholders, and suppliers.
Lead cross-functional teams with clear accountability for results and ensure the quality, cost, and delivery of products are consistently met, as well as lead issue resolution and problem solving.
Ensure metrics in place to measure, track and communicate the performance of the External Supply group, CMOs and key suppliers.
Partnering with CMO site leads, RMD leads and SRE leads, drive continuous improvement at CMOs and supplier sites by building robust business processes and relationships with suppliers.
Work closely with CMO site leads, RMD leads and SRE leads to ensure supplier sites are monitored and corrective actions are implemented in a timely fashion.
Execute against deliverables for risk management, operations excellence and other Operations initiatives.

Basic Qualifications:
Doctorate degree
OR
Master’s degree and 2 years of Manufacturing, Engineering or Operations experience
OR
Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of Manufacturing, Engineering or Operations experience
OR
Associate’s degree and 10 years of Manufacturing, Engineering or Operations experience
OR
High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Manufacturing, Engineering or Operations experience

Preferred Qualifications:
Above referenced basic qualifications and 2 years of leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs
6 years of related experience in Previous Occupations, Engineering, Manufacturing Management, Project Management
Lean Six Sigma Belt Certification
2 years of experience working with external parties and/or leading cross-functional teams for clinical and/or commercial products
2 years in role requiring knowledge of cGMPs, FDA and international regulatory guidelines and validation principles

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people’s lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world’s leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

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.

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.