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Specialist IS Architect: SAP Solution Architect - Direct Procurement a

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Amgen, Inc.

Tampa, FL

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The Enterprise SAP Solution Architect - Direct Procurement and Quality Management will be responsible for the overall solution design of the enterprise SAP template for the Direct Procurement and Quality Management process areas. This role will proactively lead the collaboration and engagement with the IS and business process teams in delivering best practice solutions based on business & industry best practices and drive the SAP solution roadmap within Amgen.

The role will assume global template governance responsibilities across the complete SAP landscape and provide SME leadership to strategic initiatives in the Plan to Stock domain.

At Amgen, our mission is simple: to serve patients. Our new Tampa Capability Center provides essential services that enable us to better pursue this mission. This state-of-the-art center serves as a base for finance, information systems, and human resources professionals to make a meaningful impact at one of the world's leading biotechnology companies. By centralizing these services and activities, we can improve collaboration, share best practices, innovate and streamline processes for our entire enterprise. The invaluable contributions of our talented Tampa team will help us develop the vital and innovative medicines that treat serious illness and unmet medical needs around the globe.

Key Activities for the Specialist IS Architect include:

Defines and manages the Global ERP Direct Procurement & Quality Management template and ensures its continued governance and evolution

Establishes and manages the maintenance of the template solution documentation

Provides consultation to application owners and business partners regarding short and long-range architecture solutions to meet business imperatives

Recommends solutions and develops business case alternatives which anticipate the future direction of the business, its drivers and technology strategy. Proactively facilitates complex design and technical discussions, reconciling differing opinions and drives decision making process

Leads project and enhancement assessments of feasibility, impact and effort required to implement changes to or extensions of the Global SAP template in response to business requirements

Ensures solutions developed across functions are aligned to enterprise architecture standards and principles and leverage common technology platforms and services

Supports creation of business architecture models demonstrating how products, operations and systems interoperate within the organization

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree


Master's degree and 3 years of Information Systems experience


Bachelor's degree and 5 years of Information Systems experience


Associate's degree and 10 years of Information Systems


High school diploma/GED and 12 years of Information Systems experience

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree & 8 years of SAP functional experience (hands-on leader) in the core end-to-end Plan to Stock processes (experienced in Make to Stock & Make to Order environments) with a strong focus on Direct Procurement, Materials Management and Quality Management. Expert knowledge in the following functional areas:Master Data Management

Material Requirements Planning (MRP)

Direct Procurement

Materials, Inventory & Warehouse Management

Serial Number Management & Handling Unit Management

Quality Management

Batch Management

MM/PP/QM/WM Master Data

MM/PP integration with QM, SD, LE, FI/CO and to non-SAP applications like RapidResponse & Werum (MES)

Good understanding of SAP IDOC Integration, Workflow and ABAP programming.

Experience using SAP functionality to enable Clinical Trials Supply Management processes including production planning, manufacturing and inventory management

2 years of experience working with software systems validation, SOX, Information Privacy, FDA cGxP and 21 CFR Part 11regulations

Strong Service Delivery mindset with demonstrated Commercial and Clinical Plan to Stock functional domain experience

Strong leadership/consultative, collaboration, project management, service delivery and process improvement skills to facilitate alignment across multiple global geographies

Ability to leverage his/her experience in delivering and supporting global information systems in a regulated environment for a diverse and distributed user base while relying on a number of Enterprise shared services

Ability to build internal and external relationships and operating across functional boundaries

Ability to translate strategic opportunities and emerging technology solutions into tangible and practical plans that can be executed

Experience in business process re-engineering or process improvement, involving broad-based information systems, utilizing tools and techniques to effect business change.

Experience with leading solution architecture, template design and project planning efforts for complex, global SAP deployments.

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.

The invaluable contributions of our talented Tampa team will help us develop the vital and innovative medicines that treat serious illness and unmet medical needs around the globe

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. complex in systems SD Preferred application Provides to with BACH_a33d1a Defines


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Amgen discovers, develops, manufactures, and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A leader in biotechnology since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science’s promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, bone disease, and other serious illnesses.

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