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    Specialist Production Planner, Amgen


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      Job Posting Title: Specialist Production Planner

      Career Category: Supply Chain

      Employee Subgroup: Salaried FT

      Country (State/Region): United States - California

      Location (City): Thousand Oaks


      Amgen Job Description

      • The Planning Systems Specialist perform system, reporting, user and data administration activities in RapidResonse enabling demand / supply planning as well as finance /accounting data reporting with supervisor direction
      • Develop system solutions in collaboration with department SME and management to provide tools / reports to business partners enabling the management of material inventories, production schedules, orders and scrap per corporate targets.
      • The ideal candidate will have experience using RapidResponse (formally known as WebPlan) as well as possess planning skills being familiar with key supply chain concepts and their implementation.
      • Effectively work with diverse teams as well as up and down the management structure to deliver the standardization of processes across the SAP and RapidResponse systems.
      • Work closely with IS business analysts to ensure Supply Chain requirements are appropriately designed, tested and implemented into the production environment per timeline.
      • Support supply chain initiatives to improve business processes, reporting and metrics through the enhancement of the global supply chain planning systems.
      • Aptitude to merge user requests, supply chain design, and ad hoc reporting then apply that consolidated understanding to develop a RapidResponse system update and/or enhancement solution.
      • Must have effective written and verbal communications skills, enabling ability to train site and regional planners on use of system functionality and reporting tools.
      • Must be skilled in the use of MS Excel and Word software, experience in use of spreadsheets and schedules.
      • Ensures all work is completed with minimal disruption and in compliance with all cGMP guidelines and Amgen procedures.
      • Require minor supervision to perform project management in supporting the Corporate Planning organization; demonstrate basic project management skills via effectively initiating then facilitating cross-functional project teams, providing clear /concise project scope, deliverable, status updates at key milestones, and ultimately producing a quality project deliverable per established timelines.


      Basic Qualifications

      Doctorate degree
      - Master’s degree & 3 years of directly related experience
      - Bachelor’s degree & 5 years of directly related experience
      - Associate’s degree & 10 years of directly related experience
      - High school diploma / GED & 12 years of directly related experience


      Preferred Qualifications

      - Masters degree in Business Administration.
      - 4 or more years experience in production planning & scheduling.
      - CPIM certification through American Production & Inventory Control Society (APICS)
      - BS in business, operations, life science, or logistics
      - 3+ years relevant experience in supply chain
      - ERP systems experience
      - Experience with relational databases and ad-hoc queries
      - Understanding of database fundamentals
      - Experience in RapidResponse (formally Webplan) tool provided by Kinaxis
      - Working knowledge of regulatory and pharmaceutical processes
      - Ability to evaluate and adhere to company operating procedures
      - Ability to conduct root cause analysis, possesses process improvement and leadership skills
      - Project management, facilitation, and presentation skills
      - Team player, self-starter, persistent, tactful, persuasive, independent worker
      - Strong experience and capability with Excel, Word, Visio and MS Project