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Sr. Material Coordinator

Amgen
Juncos, Puerto Rico 00777
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    123335637
Amgen

Job ID: R-104194
Location: Juncos, PR, US 00777

Summary;

Amgen is looking for experienced and hardworking Sr. Material Coordinators to join AML6-Drug Substance team. We have two positions available - each aligned to a non-standard work scheduled.

The role:

This is an exceptional opportunity to tackle a variety of challenges and responsibilities around our state-of-the-art Mammalian Cell Culture facility. After the completion of the on boarding and applicable training's qualifications; you will set about to handle an efficient flow of all materials, prepare efficient shipping schedules and effectively evaluate production schedules and resolve all required-materials and ensure availability.

We will also ask you to receive, store, dispense/weigh, deliver, transfer, reconcile, cycle count, or ship materials per cGMP procedures and regulations, within multiple systems and/or between multiple sites. You will also use Power Industrial Vehicles (PIV) and in some instances you may operate trucks (flat bed or panel) to move warehouse materials, hazardous materials or general receiving goods following Department of Transportation regulations. As your career progress with us, you will have the chance to act as a resource/trainer and even may lead responsibilities within the work team. With sight of so much of the material handling process and equipment's, you will also play an integral player in our efforts to streamline our methods and processes, and become even more efficient.

The department:

The AML-6 Facility is the home of elite, multi-product Drug Substance Manufacturing Operations. The facility highlights the combination of groundbreaking manufacturing sciences and process technology, sophisticated equipment engineering and automation, and a culture of opportunities integrating cross-functional teams from across the site with the goal of achieving being the best mammalian drug substance manufacturing facility in the world.

As part of a non-standard shift, the team focuses on ensure material inventory levels are sufficient an in adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices and procedures to meet AML6 facility's needs.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Functions:

  • Receive, store, dispense, deliver, transfer, reconcile, cycle count, or ship materials per cGMP procedures and regulations, within multiple systems and/or between multiple sites
  • Proficient use of inventory system(s) allowing staff member to resolve basic system issues within Amgen's ERP system
  • Proficient use of multiple quality, operations and logistical software applications including: read, write access
  • Review and verify cGMP transactions Use of Power Industrial Vehicles (PIV) to move warehouse materials
  • May operate trucks (flat bed or panel) to move warehouse materials, hazardous materials or general receiving goods following
  • Department of Transportation regulations Receive, deliver, store, transfer, or ship hazardous materials per
  • Federal guidelines Adhere to OSHA, DOT and Amgen policies and regulations, and others as required Identify and report operational issues and process improvement opportunities to leadership
  • Participate in group/dept specific projects
  • Maintain compliant training records
  • Maintain clean and safe work environment
  • Prepare for regulatory inspections and audits
  • Power user of inventory system(s) allowing staff member to effectively troubleshoot and resolve system issues within Amgen's ERP*
  • Power user of multiple quality, operations and logistical software applications including read, write and owner access* Identify and report operational issues and process improvement opportunities to leadership, and propose solutions and assist in addressing.
  • Participate in or lead group/dept specific projects May supervise required training of others May train staff in basic GMP functions, and other functions (i.e. CFR, DOT, OSHA).
  • May supervise work processes to ensure compliance and successful completion of metric targets
  • May review department's standard operation procedures, training materials, validation documents to ensure completeness and accuracy
  • May serve as a point of contact to internal and some external customers for daily operational matters
  • May consolidate and report department performance metrics Technical expert in the receipt, storage, dispensing, delivery, transfer, reconciliation, cycle counting, or shipment of materials per procedures and regulations* Area expert in the transfer or shipment hazardous materials per Federal and approved shipment guidelines*
  • Power user able to effectively troubleshoot and resolve system issues within Amgen's ERP, suggest soft and hard code changes for identified efficiencies*
  • Identify and report operational issues and process improvement opportunities to leadership, propose solutions, lead efforts to address in or lead group/dept specific, or multi-departmental projects
  • Ensure others receive and maintain required training
  • Able to train staff in range of GMP and operational functions
  • Regularly review department's standard operation procedures, training materials, validation documents to ensure completeness and accuracy, update as required
  • May serve as group's primary point of contact to internal and external customers for non-routine operational issues, includes investigating and resolving issues
  • and report department performance metrics
  • Adhere to and implement cGMP, OSHA, DOT, and Amgen policies and regulations, and others as required
  • Ensure clean and safe work environment - this may include serving as an RSO for the functional area
  • Prepare for and participate in regulatory inspections and audits. May provide direction to and/or mentor other staff


Basic Qualifications:

Associate's degree & 4 manufacturing, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, warehouse, and or supply chain experience within a GMP regulated environment

Or

High School Diploma and 6 manufacturing, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, warehouse, and or supply chain experience within a GMP regulated environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates Amgen values
  • Strong digital literacy
  • Intermediate mathematical skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize work to meet deadlines
  • Ability to understand and adhere to cGMP
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to interact constructively with peers and clients
  • Ability to operate efficiently and effectively within multiple software applications
  • Ability perform effectively in a fast paced, team environment
  • Ability to work as a team and/or independently
  • Basic customer service skills
  • Ability to safely operate trucks or vans
  • Ability to safely handle, transport and lead hazardous materials
  • Ability to operate warehouse equipment, e.g. forklift, pallet jack, special purpose cryogenic equipment, potent compound equipment, etc.
  • Keen attention to details
  • Ability to carefully and accurately follow sophisticated written procedures
  • Ability to assemble, disassemble, operate and understand sophisticated equipment or processes per procedures
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a staff member to optimal perform the essential functions of the job:
  • Standing, walking or moving around offices, work site or Amgen buildings
  • Climbing, crawling, crouching, or other non-sitting working positions.
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling objects heavy objects with appropriate industrial equipment
  • Visual/mental concentration on specialized equipment and instruments
  • Temperature extremes (i.e.: cold/hot rooms) or wetness, fumes, vibrations, dust.
  • Exposure to noise, odors, dust, etc. of such severity as to require the use of protective equipment and/or strict work guidelines
  • Comprehensive understanding of processes, systems, and responsibilities in primary area of responsibility
  • Good understanding of departmental, cross-functional and major customers processes, systems and responsibilities
  • Power user level digital literacy
  • Ability to work with various software applications and perform minor troubleshooting
  • Good organization skills
  • Ability to draft/revise controlled documents or business processes
  • Basic presentation skills
  • Strong customer service skills Ability to prioritize, schedule and coordinate work to meet deadlines
  • Ability to optimal communicate and resolve issues
  • Strong multi-tasking skills
  • Understand and administer DOT regulations
  • Ability to train others
  • Ability to optimal interact with regulators
  • Has in-depth understanding of material movement flow, touch points and interdependence of various processes and systems
  • Comprehensive understanding of departmental, cross-functional and major customers processes, systems and responsibilities
  • Strong power use level digital literacy
  • Ability to work with various software applications and perform troubleshooting
  • Basic technical writing skills
  • Proven presentation and facilitation skills
  • Sophisticated problem solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize, schedule and coordinate own work and work of others to meet deadlines
  • Ability to optimal present or explain a process or system to regulators
  • Basic influence and negotiation skills
  • Strong conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to lead others without direct authority
  • Basic project management skills


Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission - to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

We equip all our staff members to live well-rounded, healthy lives. Most recently, Amgen added benefits for transgender employees and continues to pride itself on industry-leading, family-friendly offerings for families of all compositions.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and uses its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your 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.

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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Posted: 2020-09-04 Expires: 2020-10-06

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