Amgen Supply Chain Sr Mgr - Integrated Business Planning in Thousand Oaks, California

Amgen 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.

The Senior Supply Chain Manager - Integrated Business Planning reports directly to the Director Supply Chain for Operations Improvement within the Supply Chain Excellence and Innovation Organization.

This role will lead the implementation of Integrated Business Planning; unifying the processes, systems and people to maximize the customer value experience and drive business growth.

This individual will be responsible for achieving the following objectives;

  • Driving agility by providing broader visibility to events, early identification of issues, and establishing the path for escalation and ownership of decision making.

  • Applying segmentation principles to focus attention, prioritize, and respond.

  • Installing governance and supporting work processes across Operational, Financial, Commercial, & Strategic Planning needs.

  • Establish the structure to unify the organization into one cross-functional team pursuing a common set of interrelated goals.

Specifically, the role will;

  • Facilitate the Global IBP Forum and direct the operating rhythm of select interdependent forums

  • Orchestrate process discipline and ensure forum output meets defined requirements

  • Coach stakeholders to follow appropriate gravity in decisions, insights, and actions

  • Champion use of analytics and Operational Excellence principles to support process improvement

  • Act as a change leader for transformation by educating, coaching, and influencing teams from across businesses to deploy the principles of Integrated Business Planning and Segmentation

  • Lead project teams in the design and implementation of Integrated Business Planning with a focus on creating and leveraging synergy across businesses

  • Partner with business and technical experts to define processes and procedures around the elements of Integrated Business Planning and Segmentation

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of directly related experience OR

Master degree and 6 years of directly related experience OR

Bachelor degree and 8 years of directly related experience OR

Associate's degree and 10 years of directly related experience OR

High school diploma / GED and 12 years of directly related experience AND

2 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership, experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing of allocation of resources

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree or equivalent in Business Administration or Supply Chain Management

  • Deep understanding of end-to-end supply chain business processes (Integrated Business Planning, S&OP, Logistics, Customer Service)

  • Strong Finance acumen with experience conducting financial impact assessment and modeling (COGM, COS, etc)

  • Experience with translating commercial requirements from Marketing into Operational actions inclusive of trade-off analysis

  • Ability to develop insightful strategies based on knowledge of external and internal operating environments

  • Ability to analyze abstract and complex problems requiring evaluation of intangible variables

  • Ability to develop innovative and creative output based on interpretation and analysis

  • Demonstrated success in Operational Excellence and major change management initiatives

  • Awareness of biopharmaceutical commercial and supply chain trends and developments

  • Strong internal and external network relations

  • Good understanding of GMP and pharmaceutical regulations

  • Experience with information systems supporting Plan-to-Ship and/or Lifecycle management business processes (including ERP-SAP, Kinaxis RapidResponse, PLM, and other Data platforms)

  • Experienced with data diagnostics, discovery, modeling, and visualization (e.g. R, SAS, Minitab, Tableau, Excel)

  • Certified Six Sigma Black Belt and have demonstrated the ability to (re)design business processes and applying operational excellence techniques.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Experience in working in a global environment, ability to liaise/communicate effectively at different management levels

  • Ability to liaise/communicate effectively and easily with cross-functional teams and different cultures

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.