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Amgen Development Supply Chain Lead (DSCL), Senior Manager in Washington D.C., District Of Columbia


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.

Development Supply Chain Lead (DSCL), Senior Manager


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you are responsible for the end-to-end delivery of products, process knowledge and technology solutions to enable Amgen’s accelerated product commercialization. The DSC business spans from demand and supply planning, sourcing, manufacturing to distribution of products to support clinical trials globally. As an integral part of Process Development organization, DSC provides an innovation ecosystem to advance differentiating multi-modality capabilities and gain insight in development and regulated environment in support of product and process development. Leveraging our tech transfer and manufacturing capabilities, DSC serves as a launch site to enable speed to market for Amgen’s innovative products and biosimilars. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who will drive strategic decisions in support of Product Development Teams (PDTs) and help advance Amgen’s program portfolio.

  • Serve as a program-specific single point of contact for end-to-end DSC strategies

  • Representative on PDTs providing DSC subject matter expertise for standard timelines for complex programs ensuring reliable and efficient execution, working with the supply chain team to identify risks and lead mitigations through resolution

  • Lead program-specific clinical supply chain teams to develop end-to-end supply chain strategies, including accurate demand forecast, management of supply plans, evaluate and mitigate risks

  • Develop, manage and monitor long-range supply strategies that fulfill varying clinical development plans with consideration to product intermediate and finished good variations and impact on DSC budget, capabilities and capacities

  • Apply Lean principles to our business processes including respecting our staff, identifying and eliminating waste and driving continuous improvement

  • Manage all aspects of demand and supply planning for Amgen Partnerships, liaising with both Alliance Management and our business partners, to ensure supply needs are met

  • Adopt and promote the use of data analytics, visualization and reporting


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek is a go getter with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Supply Chain, Operations, Life Science directly or related experience


Master’s degree and 4 years of Supply Chain, Operations, Life Science directly or related experience


Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of Supply Chain, Operations, Life Science directly or related experience


Associate’s degree and 10 years of Supply Chain, Operations, Life Science directly or related experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Supply Chain, Operations, Life Science directly or related experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Life Sciences, Engineering or Business

  • GCP & GMP knowledge and understanding of clinical drug development

  • 5+ years of work experience in the planning, manufacturing and global distribution of medicinal products

  • 3+ years organizational or program management (leading teams, cross-functional problem solving, performance management, budget oversight, process development and improvement)

  • 3+ years of work experience in clinical study design, approval, supply and management

  • 3+ years of supply chain management using SAP (logistics, supply planning, demand management)

  • Highly analytical with attention to detail

  • Demonstrated ability to generate visual analytics, from inception to deployment to maintenance

  • Established experience creating digital solutions for business processes to drive process improvements

  • APICS CPIM certification


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.

The expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is posted. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

  • Stock-based long-term incentives

  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns

  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

Apply now

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Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your 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.