Production Planner


Manufacturing and Production

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USD30-32 per year

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Branch Information

Frederick, MD - Professional - (USA) 7470 New Technology Way (Professional) MD Frederick , MD 21703



Job Description

Production Planning Scheduler

Do you have Production Planning or Scheduling experience? Do you have experience in the Life Sciences or Medical Device Industries? In this long-term Contract role, you will be responsible for developing manufacturing schedule and coordinating materials required to meet customer delivery requirements to best utilize the company's production capacity as well as managing inventory levels. You'll also:

* Request the transfer of raw materials from the warehouse and allocate to work orders

* Assist in scheduling and availability of selected items, either manufactured or purchased component, to meet production schedules.

* Release Work Orders to manufacturing.

* Request the transfer of raw materials from the warehouse and allocate to work orders

* Release Work Orders to manufacturing.

* Release and print required documents for manufacturing.

* Monitor work order flow through manufacturing.

* Manages floor stock with shelf life requirements for production.

* Reviews work in process material inventory from production floor.

* Interfaces with manufacturing personnel, purchasing department and supervisors on material status and production planning issues.

* Provides input and recommendations in improving supply chain strategies, policies and practices to achieve Best-in-Class Supply Chain Management.

Interested? Well qualified candidates will bring:

* 1-2 years of relevant production planning or scheduling experience.

* A Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, or other business management discipline and experience in role

* Strong E1 experience

* Strong analytical skills combined with practical business acumen.

* Demonstrated ability in building relationships across various functional teams

* Demonstrated ability in managing multiple tasks within tight deadlines.

* Demonstrated ability in working well in a global organization within Operations and with external clients

* Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

* Ability to work independently, typically initiating own tasks with input/guidance from manager.

* APICS certification or desire to become certified

* Relevant experience in the Life Science or Medical Device industry.

This position comes with:

* Long-term Contract opportunity with a chance to convert into a FT role

* Pays up to $32/hr.

* Monday thru Friday first shift opportunity

* Retention Bonus