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Associate Specialist, Production Planning and Scheduling

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Expiry Date: 03 September 2022
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Job Description:

Plans and schedules production related activities at the cell therapy manufacturing facility. Provides manufacturing operations with a plan that maximizes efficiency, resources, and capacity. Achieves on time delivery within budget. Work on projects/matters of moderate complexity. Evaluates and develops scheduling tools and provides technical expertise.

Required Competencies:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant science, engineering or similar discipline preferred.Education: ? 

  • 3-6 years preferred; 2+ years of scheduling experience in cGMP manufacturing environment desired.Experience ? 

  • Experience in scheduling cell therapy manufacturing preferred.

  • Experience in material planning and/or finite scheduling in a medium to high volume environment, knowledge of scheduling platforms preferred.

Duties And Responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plans and schedules production schedules to meet product demand at the site.

  • Plan and schedule all associated production and support activities including intermediates, product shipment, facility and equipment maintenance.

  • Work with QA, QC and Material Management to ensure raw materials are tested, released, and available to support all manufacturing and support activities.

  • Work with Document Control to ensure all documents (i.e. batch records and packaging records) are ready for Manufacturing.

  • Build strong relationships and communication with all functions.

  • Provide exceptional customer service.

  • Advanced knowledge of forecasting, capacity planning, and production planning.

  • Knowledge of cGMP regulations and FDA guidance applicable to biologics and cell therapy (or related) manufacturing.

  • Ability to work independently on projects or problems of moderate scope to meet objectives. Troubleshoots and identifies causes and suggests solutions.

  • Attention to detail and ability to perform with a high degree of accuracy.

  • Source of imaginative, thorough, and innovative solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.

  • Exhibits leadership behaviors including collaborating for results and developing/executing strategy.

  • May serve as a resource to more junior members of the team.

  • Experience in lean, operational excellence, six sigma, or continuous improvement, and process mapping preferred. Supports an environment that encourages continuous improvement, best practices and appropriate risk taking.

  • Ability to influence key stakeholders of internal and external teams.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills as well as the ability to effectively communicate across all levels of the company.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.

  • Expert in Microsoft Office programs.

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities

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Full Name: Stuti Parmar

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Phone: (678) 785-3290