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Specialist, Planning & Scheduling Job - United States  

MSD (company)


Posted on : 27 April 2017

Project Description

  • Our company is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products.  
  • Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.
  • Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you.  
  • To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork.  
  • As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

Posting Summary:
  • Work with a dedicated and talented team to manage the Inventory Planning needs of the Production site.
  • Plan and manage inventories of materials needed to support production schedules. 
  • Partner with colleagues and business leaders to optimize output while minimizing delays.
  • Work within company compliance and USDA guidelines while staying abreast of internal and external business challenges. 
  • Oversee and/or participate with special projects to positively impact production results.  

  •  Develop detailed material delivery schedules to support production requirements.
  •  Implement timely schedule adjustments based on changes in demand
  •  Communicate effectively with customers and decision makers regarding supply status and potential risks.
  •  Ensure the accuracy of SAP system generated production plans
  •  Contribute to business improvements through timely project implementations.

Education Experience:
  •  Bachelor degree in Business, Math or related field, or experience equivalent
  •  3-5 years relevant experience working in a manufacturing production environment
  •  Strong verbal and written communication skills
  •  Knowledge of automated Planning systems, preferably SAP
  •  High-level Math aptitude with effective problem-solving skills
  •  Attention to detail and ability to work in a team environment
  •  High-level computer skills (Microsoft Office Programs)
  •  Understand and follow Good Manufacturing Practices and Standard Operating Procedures

  • Our company  pays a competitive salary with:
  •  Annual bonus based on performance
  •  Attractive benefit packages with health, dental, and vision insurance for self and/or family
  •  401k match and Pension benefits
  •  Minimum 3 weeks’ vacation plus 9 holidays and 4 Shutdown days (prorated first year)

Other requirements include:
  •  English language (speaking/writing/reading)
  •  Approved Background Check

  • Our employees are the key to our company’s success.  
  • We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program.  
  • Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives. 
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