Project Mgr - AFP

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Date Posted: 09-19-2018
Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Maintain a project plan to define and track key milestones, action items, metrics, and project progress
  • Coordinate meetings and reviews with cross-functional teams to ensure timelines are met
  • Integrate data from subject matter experts to quantify changes and or impacts to schedules and plans
  • Develop solutions in collaboration with department subject matter experts and management to provide reports to business partners
  • Support category teams with data gathering, consolidation, analysis, reporting, and continuous improvement of business processes
  • Manage metrics to improve visibility (lead time, responsiveness, forecast accuracy, on-time delivery)
Summary:
  • Project manager needed to oversee the activities of Amgen’s Syringe Multi-site Initiative and for general support of Primary Container Initiatives
  • Syringe Multi-site Initiative focuses on enabling the use of syringes sourced from new supplier sites
  • Primary Container Initiatives include activities to improve Amgen’s External Supply Chain business processes, reporting, continuous improvement, metrics
Responsibilities:
  • Maintain a project plan to define and track key milestones, action items, metrics, and project progress
  • Coordinate meetings and reviews with cross-functional teams to ensure timelines are met
  • Integrate data from subject matter experts to quantify changes and or impacts to schedules and plans
  • Develop solutions in collaboration with department subject matter experts and management to provide reports to business partners
  • Support category teams with data gathering, consolidation, analysis, reporting, and continuous improvement of business processes
  • Manage metrics to improve visibility (lead time, responsiveness, forecast accuracy, on-time delivery)
  • Lead continuous improvement projects to improve primary container productivity
Key Skills:
  • Effectively work with key stakeholders across multiple functions within Operations including Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Quality, and Process Development
  • Ability to work with diverse teams as well as up and down the management structure to deliver the required information
  • Must have effective written and verbal communications skills
  • Must be skilled in the use of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Require minor supervision to perform project management skills
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree & 2 years of related experience
  • Must be experienced in the use of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Requires minor supervision to perform basic project management skills
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in science, engineering, business related field
  • Experience in biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry
  • Strong capability with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Team player, self-starter, persistent, tactful, persuasive, independent worker
  • Ability to lead and influence cross-functional teams
"This posting is for Contingent Worker, not an FTE"
 
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