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Production and Material Planner

Kelly Services
West Chester, OH 45069
**Job Details:**

**Industry:** Biopharmaceutical

**Work Location:** West Chester, OH

**Job Title:** Production and Material Planner

**Duration:** 7 Months (Temporary/Contract)

**_Production and Material Planner West Chester, OH_**

Kelly Services is currently seeking a **_Production and Material Planner_** for one of our top clients in **West Chester, OH** .


The Production & Material Planner (PMP) supports all elements of the site planning process and the Global planning processes. The PMP will attain and maintain compliance with APO Drivers License requirements. The PMP is accountable for availability of starting materials for production processes and for ensuring that the Packaging & Bulk & Fill PETs produce to customer demand. The PMP is responsible for daily supply chain management activities including forecast integration, demand management, supply planning, inventory management, event planning, and production scheduling. The role also is responsible for the planning and procurement of raw materials, bulk materials, and packaging components for their portfolios.

The incumbent must ensure all planning activities are compliant with relevant laws, regulations and site requirements.

**Essential Job Functions: Direct Material Management**

The Production & Material Planner is accountable for availability of starting materials for production processes

Manages inventory of starting materials and/or finished goods in line with global stock targets.

Monitors actual and forecasted consumption of materials and orders replenishment stock

Manage timely and efficient processing of purchase orders through the procurement process.

Monitor the status of open purchase orders including delivery and quality issues that may affect status.

Review and evaluate safety stock levels, minimum order quantities, supplier and QA lead times on a regular basis to identify continuous improvement opportunities including but not limited to inventory reductions

Review and monitor CRs to ensure new component and material implementation plans are met and write-offs are kept to a minimum

Manage all rejected/non-conforming material through the Material Disposition Process.

Tracks and reports vendor performance and interfaces with vendors on supply issues

Provide support to Purchasing for credit issues with vendors.

Coordinate the return of the material with QA, Purchasing, warehouse personnel and suppliers.

Maintains complete and current knowledge of all material requirements, production processes, and issues affecting product availability, including special activities related to specific products and/or projects (eg. managing requests for special samples to support stability studies and global product registrations, knowledge of procedures in SAP

for the assignment of polymers and the execution of process orders, management of the polymer planning process and the scheduling of sighting batches)

Provides material supply intelligence to materials supply review process including safety stock recommendations.

**Planning & Scheduling Processes:**

The Production & Material Planner is responsible for ensuring that PETs produce to customer demand

Schedules production & events on production lines according to rhythm sequence and stock tolerance requirements

Maintain and input material master data into planning systems

Responsible for identifying and resolving complex issues impacting production, planning, scheduling and customer service

Execution leader for scheduling, material planning

Maintain common files and processes timely inputs of receipts/usages in the management of any toll manufactured/packed products.

Supports event management process through impact and production capacity analyses, event scenarios, plan development and execution

May be process owner for scheduling sub-processes

Setup and maintain product, asset, and transportation lane master data in ECC, SNP, and SMT as required

**Site & Global Planning Process:**

Participate on Project Management teams (eg. Launch Teams, patent losses, new equipment introductions)

May act as a liaison for toll related functions

Understands lead time analysis and participates in improvement efforts

Provides expertise for internal customers that may include: AZ supply sites, global supply chain teams, and US ISC colleagues

Participate in Demand & Supply meetings, may participate in P S&OP meetings

**Minimum Requirements:**

Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Logistics, Engineering, or related discipline

Knowledge of cGMPs, SHE, SOX policies and regulations

Ability to understand and apply Lean principles

Systems savvy ability to become proficient in computer systems and applications

(3) years experience in Pharmaceutical and/or other industry supply chain management, or related disciplines

Strong knowledge of production supply chain principles

Ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve desired business results

Strong influencing, negotiation, interpersonal, and communications skills

Ability to work in and direct cross-functional teams

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Excellent relationship management skills

**Preferred Background:**

Five (5) years experience in supply chain management

Competent in SAP (ECC, SNP, SMT), TDMS, BW, XMii, Gazelle

Experience with demand management in a Lean Manufacturing/Operations setting

Knowledge of the international supply chain operations organization and strategy APICS Certification

**Why Kelly?**

As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

+ Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

+ Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career

+ Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center

+ Weekly pay and service bonus plans

+ Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*

**Apply Today!**

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

**About Kelly** ****

At **Kelly** , were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.



Posted: 2020-09-30 Expires: 2020-10-31

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