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Amgen Supply Chain Planner in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland

Sr. Associate Supply Chain Planner

ADL Level 4

Amgen Dun Laoghaire - Dublin


This person is responsible for translating the master production schedule into a feasible and accurate short-term detail schedule for fixed time period, ensuring on time availability of product, whilst taking known constraints and planning parameters into account.

Other Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Detailed Schedule & Capacity planning in short term horizon

  • Prepare and own the frozen manufacturing window.

  • Facilitate Weekly scheduling and capacity review meetings with Production, QA, Warehouse, and Process Development

  • Collaborate with the site product planners to ensure supply to the market

  • Ensure feasible plan and release plan to Manufacturing areas

  • Manage and monitor SAP / RR transactions to support production plan, capacity analysis planning cycle and procurement activities.

  • Convert Planned process orders to Process orders and ensure feasible plan.

  • Co-ordinate with warehouse departments to ensure availability of all components at the line and shipment of materials to ensure market supply

  • Check component availability to short term plan

  • Act on deviations from plan, e.g. running ahead and behind / NC’s etc.

  • Develop solutions to a variety of problems to ensure stable supply.

  • Plan and coordinate repackaging activities (REDO) and Scrap requests.

  • Own Deviations/NC for department

  • Subject Matter Expert for assigned tasks.

  • Support projects with technical mastery

  • Participate and coordinate in short term improvement projects (Operational Excellence)

  • Own KPI reporting and coordinate relevant actions

  • Create analysis in support of projects or improvements and provide recommendations

  • Responsible for portfolio of commercial products, understanding all constraints and dependencies that impact planning activities.

  • Participate in and Support the monthly planning cycle for all products and complete the necessary activities relating to the short- term window, some of which include: Aligning supply & demand requirements, review & fix negative balances, review & fix master data issues

  • Work closely with NPI (New Product Introduction) team to ensure seamless transition of products to commercial planning and production.

  • Ensure compliance within regulatory environment

  • Works under general direction


  • SAP, Rapid Response, EDMQ, QMTS

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain or equivalent

  • 3 years supply chain planning experience

  • SAP ECC Planning Experience essential

  • Ability to analyses complex data and to communicate findings and make recommendations

  • Advanced experience and capability with Excel, Word, and MS Project

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree or APICS certification

  • Packaging experience

  • Min 5 years experience in an industrial environment

  • Working knowledge of regulatory and pharmaceutical processes

  • Ability to conduct effective root cause analysis

  • Team player, self-starter, independent worker who take on ownership in driving tasks/projects to completion

  • Readily adapts to and manages change

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