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Manager Supply Chain - Transportation

Louisville, KY 40202
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Job ID: R-102224
Location: Louisville/Jefferson County, KY, US

Job Summary

The Supply Chain Manager for transportationisa key position in the US Region for the implementation ofstrategic logistics projects that support and advancethe distribution operation atAmgen's Louisville Distribution Center. The individual in thispositionwill be accountable for managing the performance of Amgen's transportation service providers for commercial distribution in the US market. The Supply Chain Manager for transportationis also responsible for evaluating and advancing the cold chain program for the US Region in collaboration with the Corporate Thermal Engineering Systems team.

Primary objectives:
  • Collaborate with 3rd party transportation service providers to ensure adherence to service levels, identifying performance improvement opportunities
  • Conduct quarterly business reviews and address service failureswith carriers
  • Establish standardized mechanisms to measure progress against KPI targets by leveraging Amgen's Enterprise Resource Planning system (SAP)
  • Review trial balances from 3rd party freight invoice processing company to ensure accurate transportation billing
  • Serve as the transportation representative for the US region on various cross functional teams, to ensure consistent and well-integrated practices are developed throughout the organization
  • Identify, quantify, and lead initiatives that drive continuous improvement for thedistribution process in the US market in alignment with the Operations READ framework (reliability, efficiency, agility, differentiation)
  • Ensure compliance with standard policies and procedures andsupport, as subject matter expert, regulatory inspections/audits
  • Coordinate DOT/IATA training and support compliance with import, export and C-TPAT requirements
  • Manage quality records related to transportation events and risk assessments required for new transportation lanes
  • Maintain compliant training records
  • Prepare for regulatory inspections and audits
  • Establish anoptimalportfolio of transportation shipping solutions to ensure reliable distribution capabilities of cold chain products and execute temperature monitoring plan to assess performance
  • Monitor and influence regional spending to positively influence budget while maintaining Amgen's established quality and service levels

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Master's degree and 3 years of Supply Chain or Operations experience


Bachelor's degree and 5 years of Supply Chain or Operations experience


Associate's degree and 10 years of Supply Chain or Operations experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Supply Chain or Operations experience


Previous managerial experience directly managing people and/or experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Understanding of supply chain business processes (Plan, Source, Make, Deliver & Return)
  • Understandingof industry requirements (GMP, GDP, DOT, IATA & Import/Export)
  • Experience managing 3rd party service providers
  • Experience with information systems (Transportation Management &ERP-SAP(Order To Cash)
  • Experience evaluating/implementing transportation shipping solutions for cold chain (active and passive)
  • Ability to liaise/communicate effectively and easily with cross-functional teams and different cultures
  • Ability to analyze abstract and complex problems requiring evaluation of intangible variables
  • Ability to develop innovative and creative output based on interpretation and analysis
  • Demonstrated success in Operational Excellence and major change management initiatives
  • Experienced with data diagnostics, discovery, modeling, and visualization (i.e. Tableau, Excel)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working in a global environment, ability to liaise/communicate effectively at different management levels
  • Fluency in English, written and verbal
  • Self-leadership and motivation
  • High personal integrity

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.



Posted: 2020-07-28 Expires: 2020-08-28

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