The Planning Supervisor will manage the organization's planning function from forecast to sales order fulfillment. Responsible for collaborating with other business leaders in order to create production schedules, with the goal of ensuring that all customer demands are met. This position also has oversight, either directly or through a subordinate(s), for the Purchasing function supporting the Manufacturing side of the business.
Summary of Essential Job Functions
The manufacturing planner has to handle and monitor the manufacturing cycle of a product.
Draws up master schedule to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet completion dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders.
Translates orders into a sequential work schedule. Analyzes production specifications and capacity data, and performs mathematical calculations to determine production processes, tools, and human resource requirements.
Plans and schedules workflow for each department and operation according to previously established production sequences and lead times.
Plans sequence of operations. Confers with department leaders to determine status of assigned projects.
Expedites operations that delay schedules, and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions.
Prepares production reports. May prepare lists and purchase orders to obtain required materials, tools, and equipment.
Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of the process; setting processing variables; observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources; studying methods; implementing cost reductions; developing reporting procedures and systems; facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points; initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Creates and maintains detailed reports with respect to each cycle in the manufacturing process.
The manufacturing scheduler is responsible for developing and executing the schedule for the manufacture of goods
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in Materials Management or related discipline
Minimum of 5 years experience with progressive responsibilities in both Planning and Purchasing. Prior supervisory/leadership responsibilities are required.
Must have experience working with an ERP System.
Must have a demonstrated ability to guide programs/staff to successful completion with minimal direction.
Certified Production and Inventory Management (CPIM); Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP); Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM); or Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) is desired.
Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Must have strong negotiation skills
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Has ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Has ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Strong organization skills
Strong communication skills that lead to collaborative working relationships
Proven track record with increasing productivity and lowering
Some travel may be required; 10 to 20%
Healthpoint Biotherapeutics is committed to conducting business in an ethical manner and it is our expectation that the individual in this role will ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, procedures and Healthpoint’s Core Values. Healthpoint is in a highly regulated industry and, as a part of this role, this individual will be required to understand how compliance is integrated within their daily activities and perform in their role with a high level of integrity.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
Healthpoint Biotherapeutics, a Business of Smith & Nephew is an Equal Opportunity Employer.