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Strategic Sourcing Senior Manager


Strategic Sourcing Senior Manager

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Category: Procurement
Job ID: R-81112 Location: Breda, , NL
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Posted Date: 9/18/2019 9:58:24 AM

Amgen is a values-based organization with a powerful sense of shared purpose toward our mission: to serve patients. We provide the capabilities, resources, and rewards of a global enterprise, while maintaining the entrepreneurialism and pioneering spirit that marked our early days as a biotechnology innovator.

At Amgen Breda (ABR) medicines are labelled, assembled, stored and eventually shipped to various countries worldwide. Amgen Breda receives its products as semi-manufactured goods, which are then packed country-specific, stored and eventually shipped to various countries worldwide. Every day more than 600 people in the Netherlands are working on supply chain processes, Engineering, marketing and sales of our medicines and clinical research into new medicines. We encourage our team members to have fulfilling and meaningful careers through challenging assignments, career development, and valuable opportunities such as this:

Strategic Sourcing Senior Manager

This role gives you the opportunity to work closely with many different business functions and spend categories (e.g., Raw Material and Consumables, Distribution, Site Support Services) in one of the leading Bio Tech companies in the world.

You will be designated as the Global Sourcing Site Lead for Amgen Breda where you will effectively support the sourcing for various projects in accordance with established Procurement policies and guidelines. You work closely together with Breda Finance, Supply Chain, Process Development & Manufacturing teams and Global Category Managers.

It is your responsibility to prioritize activity and to implement and contribute to global category sourcing strategies and supplier management processes. As a Strategic Sourcing Senior Manager you will report directly to the Director, Global Strategic Sourcing overseeing the Sourcing Site Leads / Business Partners.

What are your responsibilities? You:

In this role you will:

Experience :

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree and experience in sourcing
  • Any combination of Finance, Engineering/Computer Science, Management Consulting and Data Sciences experience

  • 2 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources


  • You have a strong understanding of best in breed eProcurement solutions such as Ariba
  • Knowledge of sourcing, contract negotiations, and supplier management

Why join Amgen?

Amgen is a Fortune 150 company and one of the world's leading biotechnology companies operating in nearly 100 countries around the world. We are a values-based company, deeply rooted in science and innovation to transform new ideas and discoveries into medicines for patients with serious illnesses.

We invest in highly skilled, dedicated and collaborative individuals who are ready to contribute to our mission in meaningful ways and make a difference in the lives of our patients. That's why, we provide you with valuable opportunities to broaden your experience and maximize your potential in a modern working environment.

The recruitment process

The high-level recruitment process is as follows: resume screening, first phone screening, assessment invitation, face to face interviews.

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.

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