Production Planner

From 3 to 5 year(s) of experience
$ Not Disclosed by Recruiter

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Roles and Responsibilities

Location: USA, New York, Central Islip

Full Time

Job Details
Pharmaceuticals/Biotechnology/Clinical Research

3 - 5 years

Job Description
Production Planner& Scheduler.

This position is an individual contributor role . The position reports to the Manager of Production Planning and maybe matrixed to other functional leaders within Manufacturing Operations. The overall objective of this position is to prepare and execute production plans, coordinate and expedite the work flow across departments in conjunction with daily / weekly / monthly production schedules, and solving day-to-day operational issues to facilitate delivery of the overall manufacturing business plan. The typical and expected job duties for this position include but are not limited to the following:

Production Planning and Scheduling

Ensure delivery of daily production requirements to meet customer commitments.
Create a production schedule and align priorities with the right commercial requirements.
Daily maintenance and management of the scheduling system daily to support the operations.
Ensure achievement of manufacturing commitments commitment versus delivery.
Maintain the production schedule and other business reports as required.
Analyze and prepare documents needed for production planning and execution.
Plan for raw material availability in conjunction with procurement team and timely quality control (QC) releases.
Follow-up, as required, with all teams to expedite the execution and documentation to meet production schedule and customer expectations.
Complete status reports for production progress, work in process, and raw material inventory.
Interact with shop floor management, daily, to resolve issues regarding manufacturing plan execution.

Capacity Management

Identify and manage bottlenecks and capacity issues with the Production team as well as coordinate internally and externally on the resolution of the issues.
Provide support planning and execution of new launches.
Develop and maintain capacity calculation of the plant based on product mix.
Support review of new business opportunities.

Major Challenges

Managing the operational constraints for activities such as engineering, manufacturing capacity, budgeted expenditure and plan efficiently to meet the market requirements
Cross-functional interactions and alignment to delivery of the overall plan.

Key Interactions
Internal interactions include but are not limited to: Human Resources (HR), Corporate Project Management (CPM),Production, Quality, Engineering & Facilities Maintenance, Supply Chain Management (SCM) Teams.
External interactions include but are not limited to working with vendors, and other contractors and business partners. Key Metrics to Monitor and Achieve Commitment versus delivery – 75-80%.
Support execution of on-time launches for >80% of CPM projects. Key Decisions to be Made
The individual performing this role is expected to make decisions regarding the prioritization of production priorities based on the monthly plan agreed to by the key stakeholders.
The individual performing this role is expected to participate in and make decisions regarding potential new business opportunities.

Education and Experience Qualifications
Minimum bachelor’s degree in business administration, operations management, industrial engineering, pharmaceutical manufacturing or related field of study from an accredited college/university.
Master’s degree in industrial engineering, operations management, pharmaceutical manufacturing or related field of study from an accredited college/university is preferred.
Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing operation and work environment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Proficient user of personal computer hardware and software applications such as Microsoft Office tools, SAP, and other business applications.
Must be able to influence decision-making and facilitate completion of work toward the achievement of the business plan and goals.
Effective interpersonal relationship skills and the ability to work in a team environment.
Proficiency in the English language to include usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
Must be a self-starter and demonstrate initiative with seeking additional training or direction as needed.
Must have strong organization and communication skills (written, verbal, and presentation).
Must be detail-oriented with the ability to multitask and prioritize tasks with strict deadlines.

Role:Product Manager - Pharma

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences

Functional AreaProduct Management

Role CategoryProduct Management - Other

Employment Type:Full Time, Permanent

Key Skills
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UG:Any Graduate

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Enflexis Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Enflexis is a solution provider with a focus on bringing value to a client’s business in their Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Enterprise Internet/Intranet Applications.
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