Amgen Senior Associate, Strategic Resource Planning in Thousand Oaks, California

A mgen discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science's promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people's lives.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual for the Senior Associate role reporting to Senior Manager, Operations Strategic Planning and located in Thousand Oaks, CA. This position serves as an analyst supporting a portfolio of cross functional strategic projects. Operations Strategic Planning and Risk (OSPR) is the internal management consulting arm of Operations which delivers significant value to a diverse set of internal leaders. This individual will be an integral member of a high performing team chartered to deliver comprehensive analytics that support unbiased network recommendations to capture value for Operations. Lead evaluations that impact Amgen's Operations network.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support advancing Operations strategy for optimization of the commercial product supply network (across drug-substance, drug-product, device assembly/packaging and warehouse), while contributing to advancement of Amgen's innovative molecules and biosimilar product pipeline;

  • Perform fully integrated analysis for broader assessments at direction of senior OSP leaders; examples of integrated OSPR-led assessments include:

  • Cross-functional business cases for investments in the manufacturing network

  • Optimization of clinical and commercial networks to balance cost, risk, operational efficiency and flexibility

  • Identifying and quantifying current risks to the supply network from both the product and operational perspective

  • Development of flexible, risk-based supply chain strategies in support of globalization

  • Evaluations of product launch readiness and pipeline activities to enable risk-based commercialization

  • Assist in developing business cases and strategic recommendations

  • Interact with various finance groups including functional FP&A to understand impact to budget/long range plans

  • Provide support in developing executive communications

  • Provide project management support as necessary

  • Perform ad hoc analysis and support special projects

Basic Qualifications:

Master's degree

OR

Bachelor's degree with 2 years of biotech or pharmaceutical operations/manufacturing/process development experience

OR

Associate's degree and 6 years of biotech or pharmaceutical operations/manufacturing/process development experience

OR

High school diploma / GED and 8 years of biotech or pharmaceutical operations/manufacturing/process development experience

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's degree with 2 years of relevant experience in biotech or pharmaceutical operations/manufacturing/process development experience

  • Statistical or mathematical modeling experience

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills including some familiarity with finance and accounting terms

  • Excellent Excel/ PowerPoint skills are strongly preferred

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to communicate and collaborate cross-functionally in an organization

  • Energetic, detailed oriented, highly motivated with a 'can do' outlook

  • Proven ability to work effectively in in ambiguous situations and team environment

  • The ability to manage multiple projects concurrently under time

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.