Title Production Planner (Pharma)
Categories Supply Chain
Job ID 352
Location Bedford
Job Information

This role is responsible for Production Planning, assuring all Contract Manufacturing Operation (CMO) plant production and associated site planning support activities are executed in compliance using standard operating procedures in a current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) environment, where applicable.
• Monitor the manufacturing schedule as it relates to raw material inventory and consumption.
• Collaborate daily with Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Quality Control, and Quality to resolve raw material issues, scheduling conflicts, inventory levels, and delivery requirements.
• BOM/recipe creation and creation/reconciliation of production batches as needed in SAP.
• Monitor and track raw material usage and inventory levels, excel and obsolete analysis/forecasting, end-of-month report review; enter and complete raw material/API/finished product cycle counts and participate in tech transfers and bill of material development/maintenance.
• Review production schedules daily to coordinate manufacturing needs with Supply Chain and manufacturing to determine production activities that require entry/updating in SAP
• Responsible for raw materials planning and inventory control activities, including forecasted demand maintenance, and safety stock/ROP levels.

Background & Experience • Pharmaceutical/Biopharmaceutical or related industry background • Basic understanding of Project Controls/Planning • Microsoft Office Applications of Excel, Project, PowerPoint and Word • SAP, or other ERP/MRP systems
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