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Amgen Logistics Manager in Breda, Netherlands

If you feel like you’re part of something bigger, it’s because you are. At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve together—researching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It’s time for a career you can be proud of. Join us as:

Logistics Manager

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.


What you will do

Global Distribution EMEA is responsible for managing a region wide network of Logistics Service Providers to ensure we deliver on our promise of “Every patient every time”. The team partners with stakeholders inside and outside Amgen to manage our controlled distribution network, in a reliable, efficient, and compliant manner. We operate in a dynamic, changing environment that offers fantastic opportunities for growing your supply chain knowledge, building innovative solutions, and delivering outstanding operational performance.

As Logistics Manager you will be the lead for management of third-party service providers in a number of countries across Europe, ensuring ongoing performance against agreed targets on distribution performance, as well as quality and cold chain stability. Together with regional and local Amgen teams you’ll ensure supply, challenge the status quo to build efficiency, and be part of a diverse, international, and highly motivated team.

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world.

In this vital role you will:

  • Ensure supply, meet service levels, and stay within budget in a GDP compliant way;

  • Perform regular performance and business reviews with supply chain partners on current business, escalations, reporting, and improvements;

  • Support internal stakeholders in escalating issues to supply chain partners by maintaining excellent relationships with third parties on an appropriate management level;

  • Develop, select, and implement cold chain solutions in the Amgen Supply chain;

  • Maintain and manage agreements with supply chain partners.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our outstanding contributions to serve patients. The Logistics Manager professional we seek is a focus on these qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent related to Supply Chain/Logistics, Change Management, or Industrial Engineering;

  • 5 years experience in the logistics industry, supply chain, warehousing, or in a role of supplier management;

  • Previous experience in project management across departments and geographies and experience in managing suppliers and improving processes;

  • Flexible work arrangement ;

  • Previous experience with GMP, GDP, SAP, and BW;

  • Knowledge of Operational Excellence tools, six sigma, FMEA;

  • Proficiency in English (written and verbal).


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that look after others, 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, vitality program, and a restaurant with healthy food.

Please note:

  • 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.

Join Us

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 diseases, 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.