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Amgen Senior Associate Manufacturing/ Line lead in Breda, Netherlands

Amgen is an U.S. based company with presence in approximately 100 countries worldwide. We discover, develop, produce and distribute therapies that have the power to restore health or save lives. Amgen is a value-based organization with a powerful sense of shared purpose towards our mission: “To serve patients”

In the Netherlands, Amgen Europe BV is based in Breda. Here medicines are labelled, assembled, packed and distributed to various countries worldwide. At the Breda site, more than 500 people are working every day on the manufacturing and distribution process. We encourage our team members to have fulfilling and meaningful careers through challenging assignments, career development, and valuable opportunities in a growing and dynamic business environment.

Senior Associate Manufacturing/ Line lead

In this role, you are responsible for the performance of a lines It is your responsibility to organize the teams to meet agreed targets and to communicate progress. You are the connection between the shop floor team and manufacturing management.

You ensure process flows are within full Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) compliance and you create an environment of safe behavior and Right First-Time mindset.

As Line Lead, you keep the helicopter view on the overall performance of your teams.

You take appropriate action(s) in case of escalated issues. You support robust Problem Solving and Root Cause Analysis in a cross-functional team (Manufacturing/Quality/Maintenance & Engineering), and further escalate in case of need.

You engage your team in our lean transformation journey and encourage continuous improvement initiatives.

Working with a focused and informal team, the pleasant working conditions and good employment conditions including bonus & shares, is what motivates our employees.

“The best thing about my job as a Line Lead is the collaboration with other functions and to coach my team to drive continuous improvement” Marcelina, line lead on line 115.

Flexibility is key; manufacturing is working in three shifts:

  • 06:30 - 15:00

  • 14:30 - 23:00

  • 22:30 - 07:00

What do you need to be successful in this role?

  • You have minimum 2-3 years of experience in a similar (supervisory) role. Preferably in a regulated, manufacturing environment.

  • You are able to engage, motivate, inspire and coach people.

  • You are performance driven, have a natural drive to improve and act as a role model for your team.

  • You are a natural leader, are able to drive decisions and have experience in working with cross-functional teams.

  • You have an education MBO level 4 or equivalent.

  • Knowledge of office- and ERP systems is required in our manufacturing environment.

  • You are proficient in English and Dutch (oral, reading and writing).

Your opportunity at Amgen

As a member of the Amgen manufacturing 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. We believe in rewarding those who do rewarding work.

We are committed to support career development that can help us to turn the tide of serious, life-interrupting illnesses.

Are you our next leader that want to work in a dynamic, quality and customer driven operational environment, who brings the performance of the production team to the next level?

Please note: An online assessment (capacity test and personality questionnaire) is part of the recruitment process