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Production Scheduler

Company: LGC, Biosearch Technologies
Location: Petaluma
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:
This role is responsible for working directly with departmental managers, supervisors and leads to ensure scheduling activities are appropriate to support efficient day to day manufacturing of RUO oligonucleotides. The Production Scheduler role is responsible for organizing production according to the production schedule, demand and quality standards, and ensuring goods are processed on time. A Production Scheduler is well versed in production procedures and ways to optimize them, and is organized and results driven with great problem solving skills. Advanced communication and computer skills are required for this role. Employee is responsible for ensuring all work performed complies with company procedures and external/internal regulatory requirements.

Areas of Responsibility:
- Create and manage the production schedule in manufacturing area of responsibility to ensure that company goals and KPIs are achieved
- Assigning new orders to production numbers in a specific order to contribute to the optimization of equipment usage
- Ensure manufacturing priorities are completed by:
- Properly scheduling equipment usage and assigning orders to be processed
- Understanding daily workload and communicate scheduling priorities to team members and management
- Effectively communicating with supervisors, managers, and technicians anything that may impact the schedule
- Coordinating production workflow for one or multiple products across all areas of the lab
- Prioritize schedule based on production plan and available resources in order of start dates to maximize schedule adherence and optimize instrument utilization, accounting for special requests and raw material supply
- Planning and prioritizing schedule to ensure maximum production performance and minimum process delay
- Tracking priority orders provided by planning to ensure that they are given appropriate priority on the production schedule
- Communicate current production status and any delays that could impact schedule adherence with the planning group.
- Understanding, coordinating and communicating product flow through the system for all upstream and downstream processes
- Proactively interface with production group and planning group to identify and contribute to the implementation of continuous improvement

Other Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of production scheduling and quality control principles
- Working knowledge of MS Office and MES systems
- Strong organizational and problem solving skills
- Excellent communication
- Must be able to work as part of a team or independently
- Professional presence and strong attention to detail
- Technical proficiency that enables effective execution of the production process

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.
Requires a Bachelor's degree. 3-5 years related industry experience a plus, i.e. Customer Service, Oligo Synthesis, or Production Planning

Mathematical Skills:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Computer Skills:
Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word, FileMaker, IFS and Excel.

Keywords: LGC, Biosearch Technologies, Petaluma , Production Scheduler, Professions , Petaluma, California

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