Amgen Transportation Specialist (Amgen Breda Supply Hub) in Breda, Netherlands

Amgen is a values-based organization with a powerful sense of shared purpose toward our mission: to serve patients. We provide the capabilities, resources, and rewards of a global enterprise, while maintaining the entrepreneurialism and pioneering spirit that marked our early days as a biotechnology innovator. We encourage our team members to have fulfilling and meaningful careers through challenging assignments, career development, and valuable opportunities such as this job opportunity.

At Amgen Breda, The Netherlands, we focus on the packaging and distribution part of the drugs we have developed which are produced at our international sites. The packaging and distribution is supported by the Operations, Customer Service and Demand, Information Systems and Quality departments.

The site also supports a sales organization.

Process Development, Operations and Quality (POQ) are the core divisions of Amgen that make sure the drugs are delivered to our patients. Made up of seven functions and spread across seven sites, POQ's aspiration is simple: Supply every patient, every time!

As our new Transportation Specialist you reside in the Amgen Breda Intercontinental Supply Hub. This team manages Order-to-Invoice and Distribution activities to international markets across the globe (e.g. Middle-East, Asia, Pacific, US)

In this role you ensure the cost effective and GDP-compliant transportation of Amgen products from source to international (internal and external) customers. You manage performance of and relationship with Transportation Service Providers.

You are responsible for end-t-end cold chain management and you develop, implement, maintain and monitor best in class cold chain- and transportation solutions.

Responsibilities :

  • Ensure reliable and compliant transportation of Amgen products.

  • Responsible for Cold Chain management end to end.

  • Plan, build and manage distribution lanes.

  • Manage and execute the controlled environment logistics program for the Supply Hub.

  • Own and manage Non Conformances and Change Controls.

  • Document and maintain procedures for the effective transportation of temperature controlled products.

  • Measure cold chain compliance. Develop and maintain process metrics and key performance indicators.

  • Implement and execute Good Distribution Practices.

  • Serve as Distribution Subject Matter Expert for audits.

  • Manage third party distribution partners (carriers, vendors) to meet Service Level agreements.

  • Ensure compliance with cross-border import /export requirements.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor degree preferably in logistics or engineering.

  • 3+ years experience in the logistics industry, in a role of supplier management Supply chain, cold chain and warehousing expertise.

  • Solid experience in project management across departments and geographies.

  • Experience managing suppliers and improving processes.

Preferred Requirements

  • GMP and GDP knowledge.

  • Knowledge of Operational Excellence tools.

  • Experience with SAP.

  • Good technical writing skills.

Amgen is a Fortune 150 company operating in nearly 100 countries around the world, we invest in highly skilled, dedicated and collaborative individuals who are ready to contribute to our mission in meaningful ways and make a difference in the lives of our patients.

That's why, as a member of the Amgen team, we provide you with valuable opportunities to broaden your experience and maximize your potential. We ensure our staff are equipped to excel today and tomorrow by leveraging state-of-the-art technologies and modern working environments, encouraging open dialogue and professional debate, and collaborating with world-class talent and institutions around the globe. We believe in rewarding those who do rewarding work and are committed to providing careers that can help turn the tide of serious, life-interrupting illnesses.

Please note:

  • an online assessment is part of our recruitment process.

  • due to our relocation policy, for this vacancy, we can only consider candidates who reside in the Netherlands or candidates who live on a commuting distance from Amgen Breda.