Amgen Warehouse shift supervisor/overviewer in Breda, Netherlands

Amgen is a values-based organization with a powerful sense of shared purpose toward our mission: to serve patients. We provide the capabilities, resources, and rewards of a global enterprise, while maintaining the entrepreneurialism and pioneering spirit that marked our early days as a biotechnology innovator. We encourage our team members to have fulfilling and meaningful careers through challenging assignments, career development, and valuable opportunities such as this job opportunity.

At Amgen Breda, The Netherlands, we focus on the packaging and distribution part of the drugs we have developed which are produced at our international sites. The packaging and distribution is supported by the Operations, Customer Service and Demand, Information Systems and Quality departments.

The site also supports a sales organization.

Process Development, Operations and Quality (POQ) are the core divisions of Amgen that make sure the drugs are delivered to our patients. Made up of seven functions and spread across seven sites, POQ's aspiration is simple: Supply every patient, every time!

As warehouse shift supervisor/overviewer you :

Ensure activities are executed (inbound or outbound) within a specified timeframe according to GMP requirements. You ensure the area is safe and well organized.

Position Specific Tasks:


  • Monitors and oversees tasks, which generally are covering a complete process, and which are one or more of the following processes:

  • Picking and packing of outbound orders,

  • Picking production work orders,

  • Receiving incoming goods,

  • Receiving returns,

  • Picking and checking outbound bulk orders .

  • Is first point of contact for warehouse personnel for operational matters.

  • Escalates issues when necessary to Mgr Distribution Center.

  • Schedules available time and resources efficiently in order to meet the required schedule.

Typically, the warehouse shift supervisor/overviewer is a working front man/woman. The warehouse shift supervisor/overviewer works closely with the other warehouse shift supervisors (inbound receiving and outbound shipping) regarding the organization and assignment of jobs to the warehouse staff. The warehouse shift supervisor/overviewer sets the daily priorities for the different warehouse processes and coordinates and prioritizes daily work together with the warehouse manager.

Systems (IT):

Completes its work using SAP.


Uses the Miniload and the trash compactors, might use a reach- and/or forklift truck for executing tasks.

Minimum Requirements

  • MBO level (relevant education) or related experience.

  • 5 years of experience in a relevant logistics / supply chain environment.

  • Comprehensive MS Office experience.

  • Knowledge SAP / warehouse management systems.

  • Experience in overviewer/ working front man/woman type of jobs (delegation/coordination of workload and tasks).

  • Fluent in Dutch and English.

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience in a pharmaceutical/GMP environment.

  • Reachtruck and/or forklift license.

Amgen is a Fortune 150 company operating in nearly 100 countries around the world, we invest in highly skilled, dedicated and collaborative individuals who are ready to contribute to our mission in meaningful ways and make a difference in the lives of our patients.

That's why, as a member of the Amgen 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, encouraging open dialogue and professional debate, and collaborating with world-class talent and institutions around the globe. We believe in rewarding those who do rewarding work and are committed to providing careers that can help turn the tide of serious, life-interrupting illnesses.

Please note:

  • Shift work applies (one week early, next week late):06:00H - 14:30H14:00H - 22:30H

  • An online assessment is part of our recruitment process.

  • Due to our relocation policy, for this vacancy, we can only consider candidates who reside in the Netherlands or candidates who live on a commuting distance from Amgen Breda.