Amgen Strategy and Operational Excellence Supply Chain Senior Manager in Thousand Oaks, California
The Strategy and Operational Excellence Supply Chain Senior Manager for the Intercontinental Region will have responsibility for following objectives:
*Advance the Intercontinental Region Supply Chain strategy to achieve an optimal learning model and governance aligned with business strategy to maximize individual talent and organizational capability.
*Drive a culture of Operational Excellence and Continuous Improvement by designing, implementing and sustaining operational excellence and business process modeling methodologies in the Intercontinental Supply Chain organization.
*Mature the Supply Chain Analytics capabilities to analyze supply chain scenarios supporting decision making and measure supply chain performance
Formulation and implementation of Regional Strategy
Support the Goals definition and measurement process
Ensure strategic partnership with key functions: Quality, Finances, IS
OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE (OE)
Leads and ensure completion OE/FTO improvement initiatives across the IC SC region
Represents IC SC region on OE cross-functional initiatives ensuring alignment GSC OE team
Lead the implementation of the Integrated Business Planning process integrating the processes, systems and the people to maximize the customer value experience and drive business growth as part of the Supply Chain Segmentation program for the LACAN Sub Region while establishing strong collaboration with the rest of the Intercontinental Region
Provide guidance and expertise in the development of monthly reporting dashboards
Provide expertise and support to the harmonization of metrics initiatives
Ensures implementation of OE initiatives across the region by defining a carry out plan with the key stakeholders. Ensure that full visibility of project resources and progress in maintained
Ensure that IC SC strategy is implemented and tracked through the year
Communicate confidently and effectively information, analytics and recommendations to management and stakeholders
Provide expertise in the solution to complex problems during project management execution.
CHIEF OF STAFF
Assist the Executive Director ED in facilitating decision making
Coordinate the execution of strategic initiatives
Assess requirements directed to the ED, determine the proper course of action and delegate to the appropriate individual to manage
Supports the communications framework for the region with the different stakeholders
Travel: Position requires 20 to 30% international travel
Doctorate degree and 2 years of Supply Chain experience
Master degree and 4 years of Supply Chain experience
Bachelor degree and 6 years of Supply Chain experience
Associate's degree and 10 years of Supply Chain experience
High School Diploma/GED and 12 years of Supply Chain experience
* Fluency in English: written and oral. Fluency in Spanish is a significant plus.
Managerial experience of direct reports and ability to navigate in a matrix environment
Good understanding of GMP and pharmaceutical regulations
Experience in working in a global environment, ability to liaise/communicate effectively at different management levels
Ability to liaise/communicate effectively and easily with cross-functional teams and different cultures
5 years of Supply Chain and Operational Excellence experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical sector
Master's degree or equivalent in Supply Chain Management or Business Administration
Deep understanding of end-to-end supply chain business processes (Integrated Business Planning, SCOR, S&OP, Logistics, Customer Service)
Strong analytical skills and financial acumen
Ability to develop insightful strategies based on knowledge of external and internal operating environments
Ability to analyze abstract and complex problems requiring evaluation of intangible variables
Ability to develop innovative and creative output based on interpretation and analysis
Demonstrated success in Operational Excellence and major change management initiatives
Awareness of biopharmaceutical commercial and supply chain trends and developments
Strong internal and external network relations
Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.
Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.
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.