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Amgen Sr. Manager Supply Chain in Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky


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 our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve together—researching, manufacturing and delivering ever-better products that read over 10 million patients worldwide. It’s time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.

Senior Manager, Supply Chain


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital US Region role, you will oversee the implementation and sustainability of the third-Party Logistic Service Provider (LSP) that will support and advance the distribution operation at Amgen's Louisville Distribution Center (LDC).

The Sr. Manager ensures regulatory compliance for area of responsibility, and that all work is completed per cGMP, OSHA and all Amgen policies and regulations. Integral to this role will be the responsibility to build and manage good relationships by reinforcing processes and relationships with Logistic Service Provider(s), Amgen sites and the LDC.


  • Ensurecurrent GoodManufacturingPractices (cGMP)and Safety compliance.

  • Utilizes project management skills to support LSP integration and continuous operations.

  • Understand and execute Operations Excellence activities to improve business processes.

  • Collaborate with the LSP to ensure adherence to service levels, identifying performance improvement opportunities in alignment with the Operations READ framework (reliability, efficiency, agility, differentiation)

  • Identify and oversee implementation of new or improved compliance and business systems and tools.

  • Responsible for business continuity for services and areas of responsibility.

  • Partner with key internal customer groups and/or outside vendors to ensure successful operations.

  • Conduct quarterly Amgen business reviews and address service failures with the LSP.

  • Ensure that metric targets are achieved and establish standardized mechanisms to measure progress against targets.

  • Lead/participate in business decision impacting US Market and/or LDC operations.

  • Understand and incorporate risk management strategy into overall supply chain strategy for delivery of product.

  • Ensure compliance with required training for staff supporting Amgen business.

  • Leads overview of LSP business with input from US Market and/or Louisville Distribution Center team.

  • Manage quality records related to LSP Operations (i.e.,inventory, compliance, distribution).

  • Prepare for and support regulatory inspections and audits.

  • Revise, update, review and approve procedures.

  • Manage the development and revision of SOPs.

  • Interact with the FDA and other governmental inspection agencies

  • Provide leadership, guidance, mentorship, and training to staff and partner groups.


What we expect of you

  • Doctorate degree and 2 years of SupplyChain, Warehousing or DistributionexperienceOR

  • Master’s degree and 6 years ofSupplyChain, Warehousing or DistributionexperienceOR

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8 years ofSupplyChain, Warehousing or DistributionexperienceOR

  • Associate’sdegree and 10 years ofSupplyChain, Warehousing or Distributionexperience OR

  • High school diploma / GED and 12 years ofSupplyChain, Warehousing or DistributionexperienceAND2 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The dynamic Supply Chain professional we seek has the following qualifications:

  • Experience managing and/or operating 3rd party logistics service providers

  • Ability to liaise/communicate effectively and easily with cross-functional teams and different cultures (excellent written and verbal communication skills)

  • Experience with information systems: ERP-SAP (OrdertoCash)

  • Demonstrated success in Operational Excellence and major change management initiatives

  • Self-leadership and motivation

  • Strategic mindset

  • Serves as a role model for Amgen Values

  • Understanding of industry requirements (GMP, GDP, Import/Export)


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so 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 health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits

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 disease, 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.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States and Puerto Rico to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.