Waltham , MA 02154
Posted 3 months ago
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Repligen is looking for an experienced Manufacturing Scheduler that will be responsible for the daily scheduling of OPUS work centers and ensuring production schedules meet or exceed customer delivery expectations in a low volume / mixed model manufacturing environment. The Master Scheduler should be proficient in the use of MRP/ERP systems, Finite Forward Scheduling and Theory of Constraints with experience implementing Kanban / Heijunka replenishment tools.
Other skills include use of and maintenance of master data in ERP/MRP systems.The goal is to ensure the smooth and cost-efficient flow of our production operations.
Coordinate manufacturing workflow for multiple projects simultaneously. Plan and prioritize operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay Determine manpower, equipment, and raw materials needed to cover production demand Monitor jobs to ensure they will finish on time and within budget Address issues when they arise aiming for minimum disruption Obtain output information (number of finished products, percentage of defectives etc.) Prepare and submit status and performance report Collaborate with quality control, project management, production supervision, warehouse, purchasing, and other staff Develop and manage Production Schedules to maximize the company's throughput, efficiency and effectiveness and communicate demand and changes to Production Team daily Optimize the flow of raw materials and Work in Process throughout the plant to minimize inventory levels, minimize transaction volumes and continuously improve efficiency in relation to production schedules Synchronizes production schedules between departments Follow-up that schedules are being followed and communicate with planning Responsible to identify and trigger modifications needed to Bills of Materials and Routes and lead-times and other master data to keep the finite forward scheduling system effective and efficient.
Proactively identify, communicate and de-conflict scheduling issues Monitors capacity levels for each resource and recommends equipment and staffing level changes to support growth trends Works with Plant Manager to justify and obtain approval for appropriate changes Keeps Plant Manager apprised of issues and seeks guidance as appropriate Assumes additional responsibilities as needed Supports safety and quality goals throughout the facility Support continuous improvement projects Provide reports/metrics to management as required Requirements/Experince: Excellent knowledge of production planning and quality control principles Experience in MRP (Manufacturing resource planning) Working knowledge of MS Office and ERP systems, advanced Excel skills preferred Good at math and statistics Strong organizational and problem-solving skills Excellent communication abilities Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Supply Chain, Business, or Engineering Minimum 2 years of experience hands-on Production Planning and Master Scheduling Previous experience developing Master Scheduling methods and work-flows. Experience using lean manufacturing pull systems. level loading, and capacity planning tools preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Excellent communicator with the ability to be both deeply analytical and provide executive level messaging and communications Super-user of Excel (macros, algorithms, SQL statements), and Infor Syteline Ability to read an engineering drawing and bill of materials Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and work independently with little supervision. Ability to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships and interdepartmental group commitments to effectively achieve production goals and objectives