Supply Chain Manager - Material Master Data Management

Supply Chain Manager - Master Data Manager

The Master Data Manager role is responsible for the accuracy, integrity, and timely creation of Material Master Data in Amgen's SAP system. The role requires strategic thought leadership in enabling business processes, acumen of information flow across multiple systems, and leadership skills to govern the material creation/maintenance process.

The ideal candidate will need both a technical and business understanding of Supply Chain & Operations processes and have expertise on the master data that pertains to them. The candidate preferably should also have experience in SAP Material Master Data Governance and Data Analytics.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement policies, guidelines, business definitions, metrics, and standards for handling material information
  • Maintain documentation and be the SME on data definitions, data flows, legacy data structures, access rights models, etc.
  • Analyze master data and Identify business processes impacting or impacted by data quality
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to implement process optimization solutions based on standard methodologies while driving a culture of continuous improvement
  • Improve adherence to critical metrics pertaining to data accuracy and process SLA adherence
  • Govern and evolve current data integration standards policies and procedures

The role will also include the following tasks:
  • Leading Master Data Governance activities, ensuring quality of outcomes and adherence to timelines
  • Operationalizing the Data Governance roadmap
  • Building and maintaining the data dictionary/catalog, data reviews and other sustainment processes.
  • Mapping data sources and collaborating with business/technical stewards to find opportunities to automate data collection
  • Performing data audits and reporting out to business partners
  • Crafting quality checks, defining and maintaining business rules, and performance reporting and visualization
  • Developing operation management plans and updating procedures and other training materials
  • Owing SAP material creation workflow and system administrative processes
  • Participating in data clean-up efforts and material obsolescence process

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate Degree in Life Sciences, Business, Finance, Operations and/or Supply Chain


Master's Degree and 2 years of experience in Master Data Governance


Bachelor's Degree and 4years of experience in Master Data Governance


Associates degree and 10 years of experience in Master Data Governance


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of experience in Master Data Governance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of related experience in Material Master Data Governance and SAP ERP
  • Established expertise and knowledge of Pharmaceutical Supply Chain and GMP processes
  • Strong data analysis and critical thinking skills
  • Prior experience leading process change and/or systems implementation strongly preferred
  • Determined ability to form relationships, collaborate and influence across a multifunctional matrix organization
  • Ability to effect change and build consensus on definitions with groups of individuals representing different viewpoints
  • Ability and willingness to understand and represent the total-enterprise perspective
  • Proven ability to lead multiple projects and to be accountable for individual results
  • Organized and achievement oriented to continuously drive performance
  • Expertise in SQL, Tableau or like platforms
  • Strong written and verbal communication, including presentation skills

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages 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 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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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.