Amgen is a values-based organization with a powerful sense of shared purpose toward our mission : to serve patients. 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 opportunity.
At Amgen Breda, The Netherlands, we focus on the packaging and distribution part of the drugs we have developed which are produced at our international sites.
The packaging and distribution is supported by the Operations, Customer Service and Demand, Information Systems and Quality departments.
The site also supports a sales organization.
Process Development, Operations and Quality (POQ) are the core divisions of Amgen that make sure the drugs are delivered to our patients.
Made up of seven functions and spread across seven sites, POQ’s aspiration is simple : Supply every patient, every time!
What will you be doing?
You manage weekly and / or monthly meetings with commercial and finance team in countries in Europe. Purpose is to review and understand sales trends and market development in order to have the right forecast on SKU / unit level.
You act as trusted advisor and identify improvements to work with sales affiliates on unit forecasting
You assemble and manage monthly demand plan. Set supply strategy and planning parameters in Amgen’s planning systems. Perform scenario analysis to understand supply impact of demand changes.
For example, safety stock setting, remaining shelf life requirement, phase out constraints, batch sizes, etc
You manage finished product inventory ensuring sufficient stock to prevent supply risks while minimizing scrap exposure.
You coordinate with Site Planning on timely availability of production batches and align with Supply Management on demand and supply control measures.
You align with Regional Operations Leads regarding new launches, lifecycle management activities and transitions.
You collaborate with global supply chain based in the US
You advice and / or support the distribution requirements planning (DRP) to ensure replenishment of local stock points is executed appropriately
FDP scrap) and identify areas for improvement. Support operational excellence and other project related initiatives.
In this role you collaborate with a number of stakeholders and team members, there are no direct reports into this role.
What will you bring to this role?
Bachelor / Master degree in Supply Chain or similar
3 to 5 years work experience in a complex business environment
3 years’ experience with demand planning / sales forecasting
Advanced experience in using Excel and similar tools
Excellent communication skills. Fluent in English
Are you are analytical, you have a quantitative aptitude and you are data minded? We are looking for a team player who is capable to influence stakeholders at any level.
Next to this you are problem solving and result driven.
What will help you to be successful in this role?
Experience in GMP / GDP and / or pharmaceutical environment
Kinaxis / Rapid Response experience
Biosimilar / Volatile (FMCG) market experiences
Experience in matrix organization : in particular global, regional, site supply chain
Experience in multinational company
MBA or other relevant education
Amgen is a Fortune 150 company operating in nearly 100 countries around the world, 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, as a member of the Amgen team, we provide you with valuable opportunities to broaden your experience and maximize your potential.
We ensure our staff are equipped to excel today and tomorrow by leveraging state-of-the-art technologies and modern working environments, encouraging open dialogue and professional debate, and collaborating 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.
Please note :
an online assessment is part of our recruitment process.
due to our relocation policy, for this vacancy, we can only consider candidates who reside in the Netherlands or candidates who live on a commuting distance from Amgen Breda.