Senior Associate Supply Chain – Detailed Scheduler

Category: Supply Chain
Job ID: R-62491
Employment Type: Full time
Location: Netherlands – Breda
Posted Date: September 13, 2018

Amgen’s mission is to serve patients. We discover, develop, produce and distribute therapies that have the power to restore health or save lives.

Our Supply Planning team plays a key role in fulfilling Amgen’s mission. We coordinate and plan the operational activities for Amgen’s site in Breda. We ensure supply to patients in more than 75 markets in Europe, Turkey, Middle East and Africa Regions.

The Supply Planning team is part of the Amgen Breda Supply Chain. We are responsible for managing the short, medium and long-term plans for incoming supplies, production, warehouse and QA activities.

We are looking for a Senior Associate Supply Chain – Detailed Scheduler to join our team. This is a career opportunity for a young potential with the ambition to develop and grow. This role is at the heart of the organization and you get the opportunity to develop yourself within Supply Chain and explore other areas in the organization.

Your role and responsibilities

The Senior Associate Supply Chain – Detailed Scheduler is responsible for the short-term (0-3 months horizon) detailed production scheduling process and capacity planning. You ensure that we daily can produce the right volume and supply patients in more than 75 markets.

You work closely with various stakeholders and departments such as Manufacturing, Warehouse, Demand Planning and QA. This to meet inventory and supply targets for components and products.

You are the representative of the Site Planning department in weekly planning and product meetings as well as improvement initiatives. You will contribute to improvement initiatives and optimize our Supply Chain in terms of responsiveness, reliability and stability.

Amgen’s number of products, volumes and complexity are increasing significantly over time. This is a great opportunity and challenge to be managed by the Supply Planning team. We, therefore, have a Lean transformation program in place to ensure a more responsive and agile Supply Chain.

All this you will do within a regulated Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) environment and according to Class A and World Class Manufacturing principles.

Your qualifications

  • 2-5 years of experience with end-to-end supply chain gained in a regulated Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) environment such as pharmaceuticals, MedTech, food/beverages, ingredients. You are familiar with working with high compliance and quality standards.
  • Interest in, some experience with and willingness to work with continuous improvements in a production environment.
  • Experience with a data driven way of working (e.g. Root Course Analysis) and advanced knowledge of Excel.
  • Bachelor/Master/HBO degree in Supply Chain/Logistics/Business Administration
  • Experience with ERP or SAP (Plan-to-Stock, inventory management, capacity planning), Lean / JIT / 6 Sigma / FMEA / RCA is preferred but not required.
  • Fluent in Dutch and English, both good oral and written communication skills
  • You have good analytical and problem-solving skills. You take initiative and ownership. Due to your data driven and analytical mindset you translate insights from data into conclusions, improvements and actions to be taken – and you drive these actions forward.

Why join Amgen

Amgen is a Fortune 150 company and one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies operating in nearly 100 countries around the world. We are a values-based company, deeply rooted in science and innovation to transform new ideas and discoveries into medicines for patients with serious illnesses.

We provide the capabilities, resources, and rewards of a global enterprise, while maintaining the entrepreneurialism and pioneering spirit that marked our early days as a biotechnology innovator. We encourage our team members to have fulfilling and meaningful careers through challenging assignments, career development, and valuable opportunities such as this job as Site Supply Chain Planner.

We invest in highly skilled, dedicated and collaborative individuals who are ready to contribute to our mission in meaningful ways and make a difference in the lives of our patients. That’s why, we provide you with valuable opportunities to broaden your experience and maximize your potential in a modern working environment.

We encourage open dialogue and professional debate, and we collaborate with world-class talent and institutions around the globe. We believe in rewarding those who do rewarding work and are committed to providing careers that can help turn the tide of serious, life-interrupting illnesses.

The recruitment process
An online assessment is part of our recruitment process. Due to our relocation policy we can only consider candidates who reside in the Netherlands for this vacancy or candidates who live on a commuting distance from Amgen Breda.

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