Sr Associate Strategic Planning and Operations

Category: Project Management
Job ID: R-62943
Location: US – California – Thousand Oaks
Posted Date: September 13, 2018

Amgen is seeking an Engineering Strategic Planning and Operations Sr Associate to join the Engineering organization.

Engineering Strategic Planning and Operations continuously drives improved Engineering performance through training programs, monitoring of business performance, inspection readiness and response, risk management, and safety programs. The primary responsibility for this role will be to manage and improve the training program across multiple functional areas within Engineering. Responsibilities will also include support for high priority initiatives and other tasks and duties as identified.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Lead the training management program for Engineering staff and Integrated Service Providers
  • Identify and initiate improvement opportunities in training processes and systems
  • Drive automation of data reporting and visualization tools and resources
  • Must have a good understanding of databases, data queries, data analysis and data visualization tools
  • Update and maintain Training Assignment Portfolios (TAPs) for all Engineering functional areas
  • Perform regular reporting of training adherence as a Key Performance Indicator (KPI)
  • Identify and remove impediments to training, escalating issues as needed
  • Support continuous improvement in Engineering’s Compliance, Risk and Safety programs
  • Identify and respond to Compliance and Safety related trends in Engineering

Basic Qualifications:

Master’s degree

OR

Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of engineering related experience

OR

Associate’s degree and 6 years of engineering related experience

OR

High school diploma / GED and 8 years of engineering related experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge/experience of Continuous Improvement methodologies and tools
  • Experience in report automation and data analytics
  • Ability to effectively communicate with varied client base, including all Engineering functions, project teams and management.
  • Experience using databases, data queries, data analysis and data visualization tools
  • Six Sigma certification (green belt or black belt)
  • Experience in GMP regulatory requirements and/ or Quality Management processes.
  • Audit management experience in GMP audits/ inspections (internal and/ or regulatory).
  • Basic understanding of Engineering functions such as equipment maintenance, facilities maintenance and construction management.

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.

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.

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