Amgen Logistic Engineer in Breda, Netherlands
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At Amgen Breda, medicines are labeled, assembled, stored, and eventually shipped to various countries worldwide. Every day more than 1000 people from 38 different nationalities are working on supply chain processes, manufacturing, marketing, and sales of our medicines and clinical research into new medicines.
Warehouse Operations receives stores, and dispatches all products and materials for the manufacturing lines. In addition, they prepare & ship the finished product to Logistic Service Providers and pick & pack small parcel orders for direct distribution to customers.
Over the past years, the manufacturing volume has doubled, and a large part of the direct distribution activities was transferred to LSPs. Storage requirements have increased beyond the available internal capacity, which is now managed using 2 external warehouses for the overflow of products and materials. In this changing environment, the existing storage systems and logistic solutions are under constant evaluation and modified when needed.
What you will do
We are seeking a Logistic Engineer to join the Warehouse Operations team. The Logistic Engineer will identify, initiate, and lead the (re)design of warehouse storage systems and implement changes to our logistic processes. This is accomplished by translating the outcome of robust data analysis with advanced modeling techniques into efficient and fit-for-purpose logistic solutions.
The Logistic Engineer plays a key role in the actual implementation of these solutions, either by managing the project directly or in close collaboration with the Facility & Engineering department.
In addition, the Logistics Engineer will ensure the efficient use of the available Warehouse Capacity, including the 2 external overflow locations, and provide data insights needed for tactical and strategic decision-making.
Furthermore, this professional will assess the impact of new requirements, changes, processes, and regulations on the department, and will also monitor and control inventory accuracy to ensure compliance with internal and SOX regulations.
The Logistics Engineer will also be the representative of the Warehouse department in various cross-departmental or network projects/meetings, including the Weekly Capacity meeting with Supply Chain Planning and Manufacturing.
Are you ready for a new challenge? Let’s do this. Let’s change the world.
In this vital role you will :
Apply robust analytical skills to evaluate and interpret logistic data using multiple sources of information (qualitative, quantitative, and trend data);
Use advanced modeling tools and methodologies to anticipate and prevent potential problems;
Use logistic expertise to propose fit-for-purpose warehouse solutions and modifications;
Interpret (internal) customer needs to identify improvement opportunities;
Own and/or provide input and support for quality system records (nonconformance, change control records, CAPA, SOPs) or other records (e.g. business continuity plan, user requirement specifications, risk assessments);
Provide training and guidance to others;
Extend capabilities by working closely with senior staff/experts within and outside the internal organization;
Act as a delegate for the Senior Manager Distribution Center.
What we expect of you
We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Logistic Engineer professional we seek is a data-savvy implementer with these qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field ( Logistics , Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering) combined with a minimum of 5 years of experience in a Warehouse/Logistics role or a Master’s Degree with 3 years of experience;
Previous experience in optimizing internal value chain (core processes and all processes related to these processes) in a warehouse or logistics environment;
Good knowledge of logistic storage systems and warehouse processes;
Demonstrated application of analytical and problem-solving skills (such as Six Sigma or RCA );
Proficient user of ERP & WMS systems (SAP WM).
Proficiency in English, both oral and written communication;
Project Management skills
What you can expect of us
As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.
Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization.
Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act.
Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising competitive salary, bonus structure, fixed 13th month, holiday allowance, and collective health insurance.
Focus on vitality with an on-site gym, a vitality program, and a restaurant with healthy food.
An online assessment is part of the recruitment process.
Due to our relocation policy, for this vacancy, we can only consider candidates who reside in the Netherlands or candidates who live within a commuting distance from Amgen Breda.
If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.
Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.
As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.