Supply Chain Manager - Procurement

Supply Chain Manager - Procurement

Amgen Inc. (IR) | Dublin, Dublin, IE

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Career Category
Supply Chain
Job Description


This person is a People Manager and has ownership for & manages procurement and supply plan to ensure that products and services are delivered on time for their respective plants (Filling, Inspection and Packaging). In this role the Supply Chain Manager - Procurement will manage a procurement team so to accurately forecast, plan & procure materials ensuring that optimal supply inventory levels are in place to meet demand requirements whilst minimizing scrap risk and optimising and improving reliability, responsiveness, and stability of material supply.

The successful candidate will also ensure appropriate prioritisation, project management and influence other functions to meet the material supply goals of the site. In addition, the successful candidate will manage, through their team, continuous improvement projects that will serve to advance the Oliver Wight Class A principles governing the ADL Supply Chain department.

Other Key Responsibilities:
Manages procurement team to implement purchase and inventory strategies for materials / components at ADL site to ensure that products and services are delivered on time.
Develop the procurement team to ensure best in class Procurement Performance as measured by procurement key KPIs (including vendor OTIF performance, Scrap Mitigation Process, etc).
Lead Continuous Improvement initiatives using best in class problem solving techniques (Oliver Wight Class A principles, 6σ, LEAN) applying Operational Excellence tools to drive Procurement Performance as measured by procurement key KPIs.
Develop and present various scenario analysis to support decision making within the supply chain.
Lead / Chair inter-function & Network business process meetings for Procurement (such as ADL Material Review Board, Network Material Review Boards, ADL Supply Review, ADL Operations Review).
Develop the necessary site processes to ensure that all purchases at ADL are executed in line with the Master Production Schedule and Global procurement policies.
Identify / modify key performance indicators and metrics to track the performance of the internal purchasing processes and our vendor performance.
Manage the site’s relationships with its vendors, when necessary, implement corrective actions with SRE (Supplier Relationship Excellence) partners to ensure dependable supply.
Accountable as Functional Area Owner (FAO) for procurement related NC’s/SICARS/Change Controls.
Possess and maintain a subject matter expert level of knowledge in the areas of procurement and vendor management.
Participate in site specific and global inventory initiatives to minimise inventory scrap
SAP, Rapid Response (Planning System), CDOCS, QMTS (Quality Trackwise System)
Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or relevant discipline and 5 years of directly related experience or Master’s degree and 3 years of directly related experience 
Minimum 3 years' supply chain experience (including 2 years' procurement experience)
SAP ECC Planning and Rapid Response Experience essential
End to End Supply Chain Planning Experience and Knowledge
Ability to analyse complex data and to communicate findings, knowledge share and make recommendations
Lean / 6 Sigma Yellow Belt trained / certified.
Advanced experience and capability with Excel, Word, MS Visio and MS Project
Strong Communication Skills with the ability to communicate in multi-cultural global forums at network level
Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s Degree or APICS certification
Team Management experience, ideally in Pharma / Supply Chain / Procurement areas
Working knowledge of regulatory and pharmaceutical processes
Ability to conduct effective root cause analysis
Lean / 6 Sigma Green Belt trained / certified
Self-starter, who takes ownership of driving tasks/projects to completion through their staff
Readily adapts to, embraces and manages change