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Manufacturing Specialist

Amgen
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
  • Job Code
    116491325
Amgen

Job ID: R-90168
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360

B23 within Drug Substance Supply (DSS) is responsible for producing Drug Substance for Amgen's clinical and commercial supply globally. The scope of the organization includes manufacturing and teams that provides technical support for manufacturing and the overall business. We are seeking a highly motivated individual to fill a Manufacturing Specialist role within the Business Performance team who will lead multiple programs, perform detailed data analysis and support advancing business strategy.

The Manufacturing Specialist will support Operational Excellence initiatives and focus on continuous improvement of our organization. The initiatives will occur through coordination of process and productivity improvements with the aid of facility leaders. A strong understanding of Lean principles will be required to ensure continued excellence of our business. This visible position interacts with all levels of the organization including the plant manager on a regular basis therefore effective communication and executive presence is mandatory.

The Manufacturing Specialist will also lead our Environmental, Health and Safety and Risk programs. They will be responsible for facilitating routine meetings for both programs, driving program and performance improvement and ensuring compliance to all Amgen and industry standards. The Manufacturing Specialist will also lead safety walk throughs and ensure safety related corrective/preventative actions are in place as deemed necessary by management. The Manufacturing Specialist will facilitate compliance improvement for our organization by addressing and mitigating risk as appropriate. Part of the leadership of our Risk program is the requirement to be a Risk Facilitator which entails formal training and qualification.

The staff member in this role will manage all aspects of their responsibilities: planning, cost (if applicable), schedule, risk, communications, resources, team dynamics and performance, implementation, monitoring, completion and follow-up.

Responsibilities include:

Leader for our Environmental, Health and Safety program and Risk program

Meeting manager for Environmental, Health and Safety program and Risk program meetings which includes driving agenda, program improvements and action items

Leader for safety walkthrough of plant

Apply Industrial Engineering/Lean Six Sigma tools and principles to address business process problems and design new processes to achieve results

Facilitate problem-solving sessions to lead teams to address issues

Assist in implementing and supporting OE tools such as: Value Stream Mapping, 5S, Visual Controls, Root Cause Analysis, Kaizen events, Mistake-proofing, Standard Work / Leader Standard Work and Daily Management Systems

Conduct project scoping and chartering, define execution strategy, and guide project completion

Assist in the implementation of an effective change management process for projects

Develop recommendations, drive decisions, and deliver presentations to key stakeholders

Leverage network and relationships to identify business requirements and potential opportunities

Basic Qualifications :

Doctorate degree

OR

Master's degree and 2 years of Project Management or Operations experience

OR

Bachelor's degree and 5 years of Project Management or Operations experience

OR

Associate degree and 10 years of Project Management or Operations experience

OR

High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Project Management or Operations experience

Preferred Qualifications :
  • Knowledge of biotech manufacturing processes and the functions that support them
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated ability in providing leadership that motivates cross-functional teams to advance complex projects to completion
  • Demonstrated ability to forge and maintain strong relationships within multiple functional areas
  • Ability to tactfully and effectively negotiate and influence
  • Ability to communicate and present ideas to all levels of staff and management
  • Experience leading teams
  • Proficiency in project management methodology and tools
  • Be a team player, and self-starter who is capable of growth and increased responsibility
  • Understanding of operational excellence, including continuous improvement methodologies

This role will be based in our main corporate campus in Thousand Oaks, CA and will report to a Sr. Manager in Business Performance within the B23 Drug Substance organization.

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

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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<b>Amgen</b><br/><br/><b>Job ID: </b>R-90168<br/><b>Location: </b>Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360<br/><br/>B23 within Drug Substance Supply (DSS) is responsible for producing Drug Substance for Amgen's clinical and commercial supply globally. The scope of the organization includes manufacturing and teams that provides technical support for manufacturing and the overall business. We are seeking a highly motivated individual to fill a Manufacturing Specialist role within the Business Performance team who will lead multiple programs, perform detailed data analysis and support advancing business strategy.<br><br>The Manufacturing Specialist will support Operational Excellence initiatives and focus on continuous improvement of our organization. The initiatives will occur through coordination of process and productivity improvements with the aid of facility leaders. A strong understanding of Lean principles will be required to ensure continued excellence of our business. This visible position interacts with all levels of the organization including the plant manager on a regular basis therefore effective communication and executive presence is mandatory.<br><br>The Manufacturing Specialist will also lead our Environmental, Health and Safety and Risk programs. They will be responsible for facilitating routine meetings for both programs, driving program and performance improvement and ensuring compliance to all Amgen and industry standards. The Manufacturing Specialist will also lead safety walk throughs and ensure safety related corrective/preventative actions are in place as deemed necessary by management. The Manufacturing Specialist will facilitate compliance improvement for our organization by addressing and mitigating risk as appropriate. Part of the leadership of our Risk program is the requirement to be a Risk Facilitator which entails formal training and qualification.<br><br>The staff member in this role will manage all aspects of their responsibilities: planning, cost (if applicable), schedule, risk, communications, resources, team dynamics and performance, implementation, monitoring, completion and follow-up.<br><br>Responsibilities include:<br><br>Leader for our Environmental, Health and Safety program and Risk program<br><br>Meeting manager for Environmental, Health and Safety program and Risk program meetings which includes driving agenda, program improvements and action items<br><br>Leader for safety walkthrough of plant<br><br>Apply Industrial Engineering/Lean Six Sigma tools and principles to address business process problems and design new processes to achieve results<br><br>Facilitate problem-solving sessions to lead teams to address issues<br><br> Assist in implementing and supporting OE tools such as: Value Stream Mapping, 5S, Visual Controls, Root Cause Analysis, Kaizen events, Mistake-proofing, Standard Work / Leader Standard Work and Daily Management Systems<br><br>Conduct project scoping and chartering, define execution strategy, and guide project completion<br><br>Assist in the implementation of an effective change management process for projects<br><br>Develop recommendations, drive decisions, and deliver presentations to key stakeholders<br><br>Leverage network and relationships to identify business requirements and potential opportunities<br><br><b> Basic Qualifications </b>:<br><br>Doctorate degree<br><br>OR<br><br>Master's degree and 2 years of Project Management or Operations experience<br><br>OR<br><br>Bachelor's degree and 5 years of Project Management or Operations experience<br><br>OR<br><br>Associate degree and 10 years of Project Management or Operations experience<br><br>OR<br><br>High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Project Management or Operations experience<br><br><b> Preferred Qualifications </b>:<br><ul><li>Knowledge of biotech manufacturing processes and the functions that support them</li><li>Excellent communication skills both written and verbal</li><li>Demonstrated ability in providing leadership that motivates cross-functional teams to advance complex projects to completion</li><li>Demonstrated ability to forge and maintain strong relationships within multiple functional areas</li><li>Ability to tactfully and effectively negotiate and influence</li><li>Ability to communicate and present ideas to all levels of staff and management</li><li>Experience leading teams</li><li>Proficiency in project management methodology and tools</li><li>Be a team player, and self-starter who is capable of growth and increased responsibility</li><li>Understanding of operational excellence, including continuous improvement methodologies</li></ul><br>This role will be based in our main corporate campus in Thousand Oaks, CA and will report to a Sr. Manager in Business Performance within the B23 Drug Substance organization.<br><br>Join Us <br> <br> If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen. <br> <br> Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses. <br> <br> As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients. <br> <br> 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.<br/><br/> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/p7OjjriDwnpPc2o5fdJ64"> <p>PI116491325</p>

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Posted: 2019-12-20 Expires: 2020-01-20

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