Senior Associate Buyer

18 Aug 2023

HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?You’ve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience, and passion to work toward your goals? At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.Does the thought of building an entirely new site from the ground up excite you? Do you love building and developing impactful teams? If you have a passion for talent development and want to be a part of Amgen’s mission to serve patients – every patient every time – then check out this new opportunity.Be part of the Amgen Advanced Assembly and Final Product Operation, a new facility focused on medical device assembly and packaging of injectable medicines. When completed, the Advanced Assembly and Final Product Operation facility will not only feature the best in-class assembly and packaging technologies with embedded industry 4.0 capabilities, but it will also integrate sustainability innovations to reduce carbon and waste, as part of Amgen’s plan to be a carbon-neutral company by 2027.Senior Associate BuyerLiveWhat you will doLet’s do this. Let’s change the world! In this role, you will be part of the Supply Chain team reporting to the Supply Chain Planning Manager and will participate in multiple cross-functional initiatives for Amgen Ohio (AOH) leading to the improvement of the overall planning process applying enterprise-wide programs. In addition, you will organize, drive, and/or support the identification and implementation of related Supply Chain systems and processes. The Sr Associate Buyer will have oversight of placing and expediting orders as needed to ensure components and packaging materials availability. The Sr Associate Buyer will ensure order management processing, which may include purchase orders and blanket order monitoring or other agreements as required by Amgen Ohio for various commodities, supplies, and/or services.This role requires consistent and strong communication within Supply Chain and throughout all of Amgen and across all sites and the successful candidate will play a key role at the Amgen Ohio site ensuring supply reliability, efficiency, agility, and differentiation in service offerings.Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Procurement of printed and packaging components and raw materials.

Place, expedite and/or negotiate orders with suppliers and resolve receiving and invoice discrepancies.

Receive, evaluate, and process purchase requisitions for materials and services in compliance with established company policies and procedures.

Generate purchase orders, blanket orders, vendor-managed inventory, or other supply agreements, which could include expediting, monitoring, and updating purchase orders.

Handle projects with a moderate level of complexity, including special projects to identify cost opportunities and savings.

Participate in the design/implementation and monitoring of the supplier partnership programs.

Be innovative when problems arise and find solutions within common business and manufacturing practices.

Maintain purchasing documentation to cGMP standards.

Ensure audit compliance readiness of purchase orders and related records.

Monitor and coordinate returns of goods.

Development and monitoring of Key Performance Indicators.

Responsible for meeting budget targets.

Organize, analyze, and communicate metrics and data to highlight operations performance.

Respond effectively to crises and resolve issues arising from competing objectives, limited resources, or differing perspectives.

Contribute to strategic decisions affecting operations.

WinWhat we expect of youWe are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients! The professional we seek will possess these qualifications.Basic Qualifications:High school/GED + 4 years of Supply Chain work experienceOR​Associate’s + 2 years of Supply Chain work experienceOR​Bachelor’s + 6 months of Supply Chain work experienceORMaster's ​Preferred Qualifications:

Business Administration, Supply Chain & Logistics Management, Material Management, and/or Industrial Engineering educational background.

Good understanding of ERP-SAP, WM systems.

APICS CPIM, CSCP, or SCOR-P certified.

Experience with regulated environments (i.e. cGMP, GDP OSHA).

Proficient user of software applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Smartsheet, Skype, Tableau).

Negotiating, Budgeting, Goal setting, Resource Planning, and Decision-Making skills.

Continuous improvement mentality and good organizational skills.

Experience working in a global environment, ability to collaborate /communicate effectively at different management levels.

Availability for international business trips and support non-standard shift organization with the flexibility to work extended hours.

Clear verbal and written communication and presentation skills both within and outside operations functions.

ThriveWhat you can expect of usAs we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.The annual base salary range for this opportunity in the U.S. is $73,650 to $91,017.In addition to the base salary, Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental, and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

Stock-based long-term incentives

Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns

Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

Apply nowfor a career that defies imaginationObjects in your future are closer than they appear. Join UsIf 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 cancers, 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.We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

  • ID: #50241967
  • State: Ohio Columbus 43085 Columbus USA
  • City: Columbus
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2023-08-18
  • Deadline: 2023-10-18
  • Category: Et cetera