Pharmavite is a leading and growing US manufacturer, marketer, and retailer of quality vitamins, mineral and herbal supplements both domestically and internationally with a strong portfolio of brands such as
. With over 35 years as a major force in the nutritional supplement business, Pharmavite was built on the premise of producing the highest quality nutritional products in the country and operates one of the most sophisticated, state-of-the art research and development facilities in the industry.As a member of the Pharmavite team, employees enjoy competitive salaries and an exceptional benefits package featuring medical, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, and long term disability coverage.
In addition, employees enjoy educational assistance, credit union membership, substantial discounts on our products, and 11 paid holidays per year.We currently are seeking a dynamic, strategic, and innovative
. This key position will be based in our operations facilities (this may change depending on location i.e. operations, distribution etc.) in
Develops, evaluates, monitors, and maintains the short term manufacturing/packaging detailed schedule. Plans and schedules the detailed production at each site to meet the master schedule which is based on the Company shipment forecast, safety stocks, production goals, and customer service objectives.
Creates the capacity constrained short term manufacturing/packaging production schedules to meet the master schedule based on customer service needs; develops, prioritizes, implements, and maintains production schedules, and works with Materials Planner to ensure the assignment of raw/packaging components and materials to support manufacturing and/or packaging of finished goods.
Maintains detailed production schedule and coordinates with Supply Planning and various departments to establish realistic short term production schedules; utilizes shipment forecasts to provide direction for a capacity constrained production schedule utilizing material, labor, and machine capacity within each department.
Reviews and analyzes weekly requirements with Supply Planning and Operations for Manufacturing/Packaging to meet specified schedules.
Prepares, organizes needed attachments, and monitors work orders to meet specified schedules. Adjusts schedule if needed to meet customer demand.
Facilitates the execution of the short term schedule and monitors the performance of execution across production departments using key performance indicators such as schedule adherence.
Researches and works with the Materials Planner to correct material shortages to avoid production shutdowns; works with Materials Planner to expedite orders to avoid production delays and meet customer deadlines; reviews schedule adherence reports, shares outcome and takes needed action.
Maintains Manufacturing/Packaging Rework Utilization to reclaim materials from rejected or expired products; reports on and tracks status of rejected and obsolete finished goods to ensure rework/reclaim process is functioning efficiently.
Develops and maintains weekly manufacturing/packaging schedules to update management on current manufacturing operations; provides management with a comparison analysis of performance to plan with detail causes of missed key performance indicators. Documents issues weekly.
Produces and reviews MRP and schedule adherence reports and other reports.
Trains junior staff to enhance efficiency, quality, and quantity of employee work.
Produces special reports, graphs and presentations for manager, director, and senior management.
Provides Pharmavite changing information on needs for efficient and effective software to meet current and future business needs.
Tracks development of new products through manufacturing/packaging process and reports progress to management. Understand and communicate any capacity implications from new products to the central Supply Planning group.
Participates in PCI process improvement teams. Represents Scheduling in cross functional teams improving processes and increasing profitability.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Requires a four-year college or university degree or its equivalent.
Supply chain certification (CPIM, APICS, etc.) preferred.
Requires two to five years experience in production scheduling, capacity planning, materials and inventory planning, or a related field.
Practical knowledge and skills in production scheduling and inventory strategies.
Excellent organizational skills, analytical skills and communication skills.
Proficiency with Planning and Manufacturing Systems (ASCP or PS experience preferred).
Proficiency with backbone systems such as JDE.
Competent knowledge of spreadsheet software manufacturing/cost system.
Competent knowledge of purchasing lead times, printing production lead times, production inventory planning, inventory control procedures, master production scheduling (MPS) techniques, material requirements planning (MRP) and their impact on operational and customer service needs.
General office environment, ability to sit for long periods of time. Ability to move about an office. Walk the production floor and interact with Manufacturing/Packaging employees.
Exposure to disagreeable elements is limited.
The incumbent must be able to perform this job safely in accordance with standard operating procedures and good manufacturing practices, without endangering the health or safety of self or others.
Pharmavite LLC - 12 months ago