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Manufacturing Production Planner

Company: Nitto Denko Avecia
Location: Milford
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Purpose of Position:The Production Scheduler is responsible for proactively maintaining and continuously improving the Manufacturing production schedule for all Manufacturing assets. The Scheduler will be an Extreme Collaborator and will perform all duties to ensure the work center schedules are accurate and communicated to all relevant departments to drive short term execution of plans. Will ensure all schedules are created respecting existing labor and asset capacities and achievable based on planned material and equipment availabilities. Drive timely resolution on all scheduling conflicts with relevant stakeholders.Key Responsibilities:Create, track and maintain the short-term schedules to provide visibility to defined departments to drive execution of commercial manufacturing plansIncorporate input from all relevant departments to ensure schedules are realistic within relevant constraints and latest informationDrive optimization of schedules by balancing demand priorities against optimal production sequencing and efficient resource (facility/suite, equipment, staff, materials etc.) utilizationEnsure all feedback regarding changes to existing plans is incorporated into schedules in timely mannerMaintain detailed planning and scheduling parameters in planning system to allow optimal use of system scheduling functionalityGenerate relevant KPI and operational measures to support identification of trends or root causing of sub-optimal performanceMaintain accurate production schedule, providing data for the MRP process to meet production demandsCreate and maintain Haz waste and Bulk tank management schedules based on manufacturing activity. Review documents such as production schedules, work orders, and staffing tables to determine personnel and materials requirements, and material prioritiesMonitor production data, including volume produced, consumption of raw materials, and quality control measures, using this information for Continuous Improvement activities such as maintenance of routings and BOM's, increasing accuracy of production schedule and efficiency reporting.Job Knowledge Required:Minimum education required: Bachelor's degree in a relevant scientific, engineering or business disciplineMinimum experience required: 2-5 years in a GMP Manufacturing setting; preferably as a MFG Operator or supervisor.Minimum knowledge required: general cGMP MFG operations (Chromatography, TFF, Automated Systems, Synthesis etc...)Minimum skills required:Technical writingProficiency with Microsoft Office ProgramsFamiliarity with SAP, LIMS, MES (Syncade) other MRP systemsExperience in a Scheduler role, preferably within a GMP (Good Manufacturing Principles) environment.Ability to influence both Supply Chain and functional leaders to support production optimization recommendationsExcellent communication and presentation skills. Ability to present ideas in a clear and concise mannerAnalytical skills with the ability to measure and report metrics (KPI's) and help to identify issues through peers and manager through root cause analysisExperience with production scheduling systems and ERP systems, SAP preferred.Competent using MS Office suite, particularly Excel and PowerPointStrong written and oral communication skills as well as organizational skillsKnowledge of industry standards and guidelinesDemonstrated ability to work effectively under established guidelines and instructionsAbility to collaborate effectively in a dynamic, cross-functional matrix environment.Working knowledge of relevant and current FDA, EU, ICH guidelines and regulations.Ability to efficiently prioritize and complete multiple projects and tasks in a fast-paced environment.

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Keywords: Nitto Denko Avecia, Worcester , Manufacturing Production Planner, Professions , Milford, Massachusetts

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