Amgen Sr Associate Supply Chain in Cairo, Egypt
This role will require robust experience in a broad range of Supply Chain and Life-Cycle Management processes and close cross-functional and regional collaboration to successfully ensure uninterrupted supply of products to patients in, Egypt, Iran and Sudan (TMEA Region/ Egypt Cluster)
*Lead all cluster related Customer Service tasks e.g. Order in-take & management, Customs & Import Permits including communication with Amgen customers
*Require and assume ownership of Finished Goods inventory in market ensuring adequate shelf-life and minimal inventory scrap due to demand variations
*Manage all locally derived NCs/CAPAs & Labeling Exemptions to Amgen global standards
*Assist in local Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process
*Write & maintain local SOPs
*Assist and report on Supply Chain Key Performance Indicators
*Provide key updates to Country, Regional and/or Global leadership on status of projects
*Lead in-market Launch Readiness in collaboration with TMEA ROLs
*Support set up of local Planning and Change Control Management systems
*Lead/participate in cross-functional teams with Site, Regional and Global SC, Artwork, Quality, Commercial, Customer Service, Warehouse, Procurement, Finance and Regulatory to ensure timely completion of project tasks and delivery of project objectives
*Applies analytical skills to evaluate and interpret situations/problems using multiple sources of information: qualitative information, quantitative research and trend data
*Accountable for creation and maintenance of Master Data elements in SAP for support of country Planning and Life-Cycle events (i.e. launches, re-supply, etc.) - MRP views, etc.
*Manage Custom's broker relationship and coordinate import activities.
Bachelor's degree and 3 years of directly related experience.
Fluent in English & Arabic (verbal and written)
The candidate will have a basic understanding and hands-on experience in Supply Chain processes:
ERP Master Data
Product Launches and Variations
Education in Supply Chain, Logistics, or Operations, or knowledge by experience in these areas with a minimum of 3 years of experience in Supply Chain
Experience in the start-up and/or product launches in a pharmaceutical or bio/pharmaceutical company
GMP knowledge and understanding of pharmaceutical or bio/pharmaceutical regulations and business principles ERP expertise in Planning and Master Data
management - experience preferred is SAP
- Understanding of cluster market requirements and variables
Project Management Skills
Good negotiating and influencing skills
Strong Microsoft Office Skills, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
Accurate and detail focused, but flexible to flow to the work
Ability to work under minimal direction in a matrix environment and different cultures
Fluent in Arabic and English
Demonstrate the Amgen Values/Leadership Practices.
Strong troubleshooting skills and ability to evaluate compliance issues