Master Planner and Scheduler

Somerset, NJ

Posted: 10/31/2019 Job Number: JN -102019-11195

Job Description

Master Scheduler
SRG offers flexible staffing solutions with a national presence. We provide contract, contract-to-hire, direct hire and executive search services. SRG utilizes an innovative approach to identify and qualify talent that is unique to the Staffing industry, featuring a cutting-edge platform that allows us to rapidly and precisely match professionals to client requirements. We have a proprietary database of over one million candidates and maintain continuous contact with our qualified talent.
  • Title: Master Scheduler
  • Location: Somerset, NJ
  • Industry: Pharmaceutical
  • Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
  • Salary: $35.00-$40.00/hr.
  • Employment Type: contract position estimated up to 6 months

Overview:
This role has primary responsibility for all tasks associated with the development and maintenance of the Master Schedule, Rough Cut Capacity Plan and the overall site demand/forecast. Using a variety of tools, the Master Scheduler will work to level load the production schedule to ensure that the production plan and forecast will be met.
Responsibilities:
  • Creation and modification of the Master Schedule
  • Leading scheduling meetings and provides direction to R&D and Operations staff regarding Firm Schedule
  • Facilitates the collection of data and loading of the monthly forecasts.
  • Oversee the line personnel calculation requirement to support the production schedule.
  • Works with the Supply Chain Management to review and revise rough cut capacity requirements.
  • Drive the S&OP monthly process and facilitate the monthly Operations review.
  • Participate and drive all pre-execution activities as they relate to scheduling requirements (QC, Documentation, WH, Procurement, etc.)
  • Work with Operations, Client Service Leaders, Buyers, and Projects Managers to schedule capacity, equipment and line personnel.
  • Identifies and communicates scheduling conflicts to the BU and Supply Chain Management to obtain resolutions. Communicates decisions to the individual teams affected by the schedule changes.
  • Creation and modification of schedule to support raw material planning, warehousing etc.
  • Creating and modification of shift specific short-term production schedules.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science in Operations Management or a related field
  • Minimum 5 plus years experience within scheduling/planning within a GMP regulated environment. Pharmaceutical is highly desired.
  • APICS Certification a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work in fast paced environment, deadline driven, multi-tasks
  • Advanced skills in Excel, JDE is a plus
  • Process validation and Buffer Management experience a plus.
  • Working knowledge of MRP
  • Working knowledge of Finite Planning techniques or systems a plus.
EOE/ADA
Search words: Master Scheduler, planning, planner, MRP, inventory, supply chain, procurement, forecast
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