Clinical Supply Chain Associate
One Amgen Center Drive Thousand Oaks, California 91320 | Contract
Under some supervision, manage demand and supply of Pre-Clinical and Phase I Clinical Programs. The position requires project management skills including time line generation, action tracking, meeting facilitation, effective communication skills and good documentation practices. Responsibilities will include gathering demand requirements and driving production of Pre-Clinical and Clinical Investigational products, as well as tracking usage and inventory. Ability to communicate across a wide range of staff levels. Develop effective relationships with partners in the supply chain.
Represent GCSCM in cross-functional teams and projects at the direction of GCSCM management. Actively participate in planning meetings to ensure that project needs, priorities, and timing are understood. Serve as the primary interface with Clinical Development, Quality, Biostatistics, Regulatory Affairs, Corporate Planning, and Operations to ensure coordination of all activities necessary to fulfill the supply plan. Articulate clinical supply chain management processes and strategies to key stakeholders. Review and update existing procedures and SOPs; identify the need for and assist in the establishment of new procedures and SOPs.
Biotechnology pharmaceutical industry; pre-clinical or research experience; solid planning, project management, negotiation and facilitation skills; sound judgment, analytical, and decision-making skills; ability to handle multiple responsibilities and priorities simultaneously in a fluid environment with time pressures; strong verbal and written communication skills; effective influencing and leadership skills; ability to operate in a team or matrixed environment; proficient in MS-Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Bachelor’ s degree and 2 years of Biotechnology experience (Supply Chain experience is preferred)
Advanced degree in Life Sciences, Engineering or Business
2 years of work experience in the planning, manufacturing and global distribution of medicinal products
1 year organizational or program management (leading teams, cross-functional problem solving, performance management, budget oversight, process development and improvement)
1 year of supply chain management using SAP (logistics, supply planning, demand management)
APICS CPIM/CIRM certification
SAP or ERP System Experience