27 days old

Production Planner (Materials Management, Manufacturing Sciences)

Kelly Services
Gaithersburg, MD 20898
Every day, Kelly Services connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have an exciting 9+ month, long term contract opportunity as a Production Planner for a top fortune 500 company in Gaithersburg MD.

**Title:** Production Planner (Materials Management, Manufacturing Sciences)

**Duration:** 9+ months (high likelihood of extension!!)

**Location:** Gaithersburg MD

**Positions Available:** 2

**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Responsible for planning materials at the Gaithersburg facility and ensures on-time delivery of raw materials for production.

+ Regularly works on routine and other assignments that are moderately complex in nature, where judgment is required to make recommendations and resolve problems.

+ Works under limited supervision.

+ Works closely with other internal groups (Development, QA/QC, Supply Chain, Finance, Manufacturing, Warehouse, and Tech Transfer).

+ Ensures the timely receipt, release and consumption of materials

+ Monitor component inventory levels and determines when to expedite/de-expedite replenishments

+ Partners with stakeholder departments to identify critical issues relative to clinical raw materials and planning

+ Negotiates and implements lean processes while maintaining relationships with internal customers

+ Participates in meetings resulting in making adjustments to the production plan

+ Educates internal customers on supply chain management

+ Identifies and implements opportunities for enhanced operational excellence

+ Assists internal customers in the proper disposition of expiring inventory

+ Represents organization as a prime contact on contracts or projects

+ Leads cross-functional meetings

+ Creates Change Controls and non-conformances

+ Creates new SOPs

+ Creates and revises raw material master specifications

+ Runs metrics

+ Performs cost analysis

+ Provides training and guidance to more junior staff

+ Creates and maintains bills of materials, master recipes, and material masters

+ Generates and distributes routine reports (e.g., expired solution, expiring materials, etc.)

+ Loads and modifies production plans in MRP, as required

+ Order materials to support the production plan


+ GMP experience

+ Experience with lean-six sigma or other operational excellence methodologies

+ Knowledge of

+ Principles of material requirement planning (MRP)


+ Outlook

+ Internet Explorer

+ MS Excel

+ MS Word

+ Standard operating procedures

+ Clean room regulatory requirements

+ GMP principles and standards

+ Current Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)

+ Manufacturing processes

+ Microsoft Project

+ Trackwise

+ AZDoc

+ SharePoint

+ Kimmunity

+ Saba

+ Nice to Have Qualifications: Supervisory experience, APICS certification

+ Must have excellent Critical Thinking skills, be detail oriented, and deal well with Ambiguity

+ SAP Experience highly desired - Planning / Procurement module

+ Costing experience

+ Manufacturing exp helpful

+ GMP exp

+ Pharma or Biotech background

+ APICS Certification

**Education / Experience:**

+ Bachelors degree in Business Administration and 2 years related experience OR High School/GED and 8 years related experience

**Important information:** This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Please contact Michelle Niemira ( ) for immediate consideration.

**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

+ A competitive hourly pay rate with weekly checks

+ Access to newly expanded Medical Plan options

+ Online continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center

+ Several employee discounts

And more!

**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 440,000 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 (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). 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 and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-05-19 Expires: 2021-06-19

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