Production Scheduler Los Angeles, CA, 90061 ref
Summary: The Production Scheduler is responsible for developing, coordinating and expediting the detailed production schedules for each work center according to production plans provided by the Supply Chain department. The Production Scheduler will update the MRP system and other reports in order to coordinate material and production plans while achieving efficiency in fulfilling production orders, maintaining high customer service and minimizing cost of goods sold (CGS) under the direction of the Supervisor Production Scheduler.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Prepare production floor schedules for tableting, packaging and specialty compounds.
Receive and analyze products, quantities and due dates from the Supply Chain department.
Convert planned orders to production orders for all production/shop-floor activities.
Develop work center sequence, utilization, production labor for internal manufacturing and outsource manufacturing support.
Schedule work centers and attain accountability via interaction with department head/supervisor.
Coordinate with the Purchasing department for sequence of materials to support work centers including outsource.
Release production orders in accordance with production plan/schedule and re-schedule as required.
Ensure shop-floor operations are accurately reflected and detailed in systems, thereby maintaining system/data integrity.
Provide high level of support and service to ensure that production commitments and supply plan are effectively supported.
Participate in scheduling meetings with Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and Inventory Control personnel with emphasis on resolving outstanding issues, communicating schedule priorities, and facilitating interdepartmental discussions.
Translate/transfer shop floor scheduling changes into Navision to maintain system in balance with production operations.
Work closely with the Purchasing department to communicate changes to the MPS that will impact material planning (MRP) activities and material supply availability.
Confirm and troubleshoot BOM and routers in order to ensure data accuracy and integrity.
Identify backlogs and collaboratively resolve open issues; ensure timely completion of material issues, goods confirmation to ensure accurate inventory levels and system data.
Effective execution of the MPS requires issuance and maintenance of a schedule that prioritizes pending activities and ensures plant compliance.
The incumbent will utilize the Navision functionality/planning tools and other systems to transform the work into the appropriate output to be utilized by shop floor personnel.
The incumbent will be engaged in optimizing and improving upon areas of scheduling, planning and control.
May be required to perform other duties as assigned or as needed.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, Skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor's degree (B. A. or B.S.) from four-year college or university; or two to four years related experience and/or training in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment or other GMP related field; or equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.
APICS certification desirable.
A minimum of 3 years’ experience with Navision or other scheduling and MRP systems.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Action oriented/driven for results.
Computer proficient in Microsoft Office applications and Microsoft Dynamics Navision.
Ability and willingness to work flexible hours.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Team orientation/strong team player.
Excellent decision making, problem solving and analytical skills.
Change agent with the ability to influence at all levels of the organization
Detail-oriented with the ability to work under tight deadlines.
Ability to handle multiple priorities.
Excellent conflict management skills.
Builds positive relationships with others.
Excellent time management skills.
Technical writing skills.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Referral reward:10% of base salary Job type:Direct hireJob function:OtherIndustry:PharmaceuticalsExperience level:AssociateEducation level:Bachelor’s degreeJob classification:ProfessionalsLocation:Los Angeles, CAZip code:90061Skills: Computer proficient in Microsoft Office applications and Microsoft Dynamics NavisionExperience required: 3 Years Number of positions: 1