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Production Planner (Senior Associate Supply Chain – Detailed Scheduler)

Breda, Netherlands

If you feel like you’re part of something bigger, it’s because you are. At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve together—researching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It’s time for a career you can be proud of. Join us as:

Production Planner (Senior Associate Supply Chain – Detailed Scheduler)

At Amgen, Breda medicines are labeled, assembled, stored, and shipped to various countries worldwide. Every day more than 1000 people from 38 different nationalities work on supply chain processes, manufacturing, marketing, and sales of our medicines and clinical research into new drugs.


What you will do

Our Supply Planning team plays a key role in fulfilling Amgen’s mission. We ensure supply to patients in close to 100 markets in Europe, Turkey, the Middle East, and Africa Regions. As part of the operations team located in Breda, we are responsible for managing the short-, medium-- and long-term plans for incoming supplies for production and warehouse. The Amgen Breda site is Class A certified and widely recognized in the Amgen network for its capabilities to deal with high complexity, short lead times, and stable operation.

We are looking for a Detailed Scheduler to support our Supply Planning team: junior or experienced Supply Chain professional. Do you like new challenges? Then let’s do this. Let’s change the world.

In this role, you will:

  • Manage short-term production planning for packaging lines, ensuring timely delivery and stable supply chains to our patients.
  • Craft production plans, manage orders, drive timely delivery, and support phase-in-phase-out of products and launches.
  • Measuring weekly and monthly KPI’s for the Master Production Schedule Stability and setting actions towards stakeholders for improvement.
  • Participate and facilitate daily operational meetings to oversee performance and coordinate actions across departments.
  • Collaborate closely with manufacturing, quality, warehouse, and supply chain; lead weekly capacity meetings to align on realistic supply plans.
  • Drive standardization, simplification, and automation of processes in your daily work as well as in cross-functional projects.
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives and root cause analyses.
  • Demonstrate leadership in ensuring stable operations and supply chain efficiency while adhering to and within GMP and GDP guidelines.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our outstanding contributions to serve patients. The supply chain and planning professional we seek is detailed oriented and a strong collaborator with these qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in a business, supply chain, science, engineering, or related discipline.
  • Experience with supply chain planning.
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills.
  • Analytical skills to evaluate root cause analysis and problem-solving skills in a team environment.
  • Experience in regulated Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) is not required but will be beneficial.
  • Passionate about standardization and process automation. Interest and/or experience with Tableau, Smartsheet, Databricks, RPA is preferred.
  • To have enough connection with the shopfloor, this role will work hybrid with at least 3 days in the office on average.


What you can expect of us

We work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being. Therefore, Amgen is regularly recognized as a Great Place To Work ©.

  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization.
  • A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act.
  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising competitive salary, bonus structure, fixed 13th month, holiday allowance, and collective health insurance.
  • Focus on vitality with an on-site gym, a vitality program, and a restaurant with healthy food.
  • The flexibility of working from home and being in the office allows you to meet your new colleagues both virtually and face to face.

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