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Amgen Sr. Manager Global Supply Chain, Diversity Inclusion & Belonging in Thousand Oaks, California


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 reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It’s time for a career you can be proud of.

Senior Manager Global Supply Chain, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging


What you will do

Diversity, inclusion and belonging matters at Amgen! We believe an environment of inclusion and belong fosters innovation, strengthens our global workforce and drives our ability to serve patients! In global supply chain the safety and well-being of our staff are top priorities. As we navigate in this new environment, we are also committed to investing in the growth of supply chain professionals to ensure we continue to execute on our mission of “Every Patient Every Time”.

In this role, the Sr Manager, Diversity, Inclusion & Belong (DI&B) will serve as the primary lead to champion and drive all DI&B initiatives within the Global Supply Chain (GSC) function. This role will also be the recruiting team lead for the US region, as well as lead the development and implementation of an exciting new program within GSC to grow our supply chain talent through an Early Career Professionals Rotation Program.

Sr. Manager GSC DI&B Responsibilities:

GSC DI&B global team lead

  • Champion and drive all DI&B initiatives within GSC; develop and support launch of programs that build upon the organization’s culture of DI&B with input from team members, Senior Leadership Team, and GSC staff feedback.

  • Set strategy and annual goals for the team of volunteers and interns, ensure alignment of GSC DI&B efforts with Operations, and Amgen DI&B goals.

  • As GSC functional area lead, amplify initiatives and events to GSC staff, cascade communications and deploy Ops-wide programs within GSC (e.g. HUBT).

  • Create or collaborate on GSC DI&B communications (Newsletter, Yammer, Teams, Sharepoint page, presentations to Senior Leadership or GSC all-staff)

  • Act as the liaison with DI&B partners across Amgen: attend Functional Working Team meetings, Site Diversity Council meetings; build relationships and share best practices with Employee Resource Group leads, and align on communication strategies.

  • Run monthly team meetings, attend workstream meetings to provide guidance and identify supports. Track and measure success, report progress to GSC SLT.

  • Drive annual resourcing and budget for GSC DI&B team workstreams and their initiatives, support GSC Day and individual initiatives as required.

GSC DI&B Recruiting team lead for US region

  • Lead team of GSC DI&B Recruiting workstream volunteers in managing project-based Intra-Semester and Summer Internship Programs.

  • Oversee recruitment related initiatives, manage any related contracts (e.g. 21 CAP program with Howard University).

  • Act as the primary liaison with employer relations coordinators at Amgen’s target schools (undergrad and graduate), attend university recruiting events and conferences, representing Amgen (2-3 times per year).

  • Work with Amgen university relations, providing updates on intern progress and coordinating event timelines.

  • Reach out to GSC leaders to generate internship project proposals.

  • Collaborate with HR to identify candidates and create internship job requisitions, support student interviews with hiring managers, and send offers to candidates.

  • Monitor intern progress and collect feedback to identify process improvements. Connect with hiring managers for feedback on intern performance.

  • Support conversion of intra-semester interns into summer interns, and summer interns into full time employees.

Develop and Manage the GSC Rotation Program

  • Develop and implement a new rotation program in collaboration with GSC leaders to develop talent in key GSC skills across functional areas.

  • Manage up to 4 recent grads per year in the GSC rotation program, providing coaching and mentorship over the course of three, 8-month rotations (2-year program).

  • Upon successful completion of the 2-year program, work with hiring managers to identify and transition candidates into open Level 4 FTE positions matched to candidate skills and interests.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Supply Chain professional we seek is a collaborative leader these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree and 2 years of Supply Chain experience OR

  • Master’s degree and 6 years of Supply Chain experience OR

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of Supply Chain experience OR

  • Associate's degree and 10 years of Supply Chain experience OR

High School Diploma/GED and 12 years of Supply Chain experience

Preferred qualifications:

  • Business Administration, Supply Chain & Logistics Management, Material Management and/or Industrial Engineering educational background.

  • Good understanding of the digital space, SAP and/or Kinaxis Rapid Response tools

  • Excellent interpersonal & organizational skills

  • Demonstrated Leadership and team building skills.

  • Operational Excellence experience in regulated industry.

  • Proficient user of software applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Smart sheet, Skype, Tableau).

  • Executive presence with a strategic thinking skill set.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication.

  • Continuous improvement mentality.

  • Experience working in a global environment, ability to collaborate closely/communicate effectively at different management levels.

  • Knowledge of staff relations with the ability to coach, mentor and counsel staff when needed.


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also 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

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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, Puerto Rico and Canada 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.