Logistics Manager

Category: Operations
Job ID: R-31421
Location: Netherlands – Breda
Posted Date: December 5, 2016
Do you know what it takes to serve every patient every time and are you interested in logistics management then the logistics manager position might be the job for you. In this position you will be managing Amgen’s supply chain partners and ensuring on time delivery of our medicines according to GDP standards. Besides managing the existing network you will be supporting Amgen’s growth both in new products and new markets and with that you will be preparing our distribution network for the future. If you would like to work in a challenging international environment which is changing then apply and join Regional supply chain Europe as logistics manager.

Ensure the cost effective transportation of Amgen product to regional markets
Ensure supply with a strong focus on compliance, cold chain management and timely and correct transportation of Amgen shipments
Manage supply chain partner- relationships (TSPs, LSPs and distributors)
Implement best in class solution for supply chain partner management
Regular performance and business reviews with supply chain partners on current business, escalations, reporting and improvements
Maintain excellent relationship with LSPs on KAM and management level, making sure Amgen’s interests are served to the maximum
Assess implications of changes in countries legislation that may affect transportation
Setup and approval of new supply chain partners as per global supplier management procedures, in cooperation with Quality Control team and Strategic Sourcing.
Build internal network within affiliates and corporate functions and participate in projects and to achieve results in line with the goals and objectives of EU supply chain.
Continued focus on operational improvements. Identify savings and other efficiency opportunities and drive results while improving quality and performance

Minimum Requirements
Bachelor degree preferably in logistics or engineering.
5+ years experience in the logistics industry, in a role of supplier management
Supply chain, cold chain and warehousing expertise
Solid experience in project management across departments and geographies
Experience managing suppliers and improving processes
Fluent in English, both in verbal and written communication
Strong analytical skills (incl. MS Excel) and ability to distill insights
Independent self-starter, able to work autonomously, under pressure and in teams
Natural relationship builder in which employer’s interests prevail: be soft and on the relationship when possible and be tough when needed
Strong relational, negotiating and persuasion skills
Problem solver with high sense of responsibility
Oversee processes beyond own department

Preferred Requirements
GMP and GDP knowledge
Knowledge of Operational Excellence tools, six sigma, FMEA.
Experience SAP and BW
Experience setting up service level agreements
Good technical writing skills