Master Scheduler

Catalent Somerset , NJ 08873

Posted 4 months ago

Paragon Gene Therapy, a unit of Catalent Biologics, in Baltimore, Maryland is a leading viral vector development and manufacturing partner in the rapidly expanding gene therapy market. To browse career opportunities in Maryland, click here.

Job Description

Position Overview:

Catalent hires people with a passion to make a difference to the health of millions of people globally. Your expertise, coupled with Catalent's advanced technologies and collaboration with thousands of innovative pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare companies, will help bring life-enhancing products to the people you know and love. Your talents, ideas and passion are essential to our mission; to develop, manufacture and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Interested in learning more about life at Catalent? Start here

Position Summary

The Master Scheduler reports to the Supply Chain Group Leader.

This role has primary responsibility for all tasks associated with the development and maintenance of the Master Schedule, Rough Cut Capacity Plan and the overall site demand/forecast. Using a variety of tools, the Master Scheduler will work to level load the production schedule to ensure that the production plan and forecast will be met.

The Master Scheduler role is critical to our patients. Creating and developing a master schedule for all R&D and Operations Staff while maintaining budgetary and client obligations and keeping patient safety in mind makes this candidate crucial to the business. Quality, safety and on-time delivery is a must to be successful in this role!

Our Somerset location is the corporate headquarters for Catalent Pharma Solutions. This location houses our state-of-the-art laboratory, clinical, commercial manufacturing plant for oral dose forms in addition to being the Center of Excellence for Highly Potent Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients.

The Role

  • Creation and modification of the Master Schedule.

  • Lead scheduling meetings and provides direction to R&D and Operations staff regarding Firm Schedule.

  • Facilitates the collection of data and loading of the monthly forecasts.

  • Oversee the line personnel calculation requirement to support the production schedule.

  • Works with the Supply Chain Management to review and revise rough cut capacity requirements.

  • Drive the S&OP monthly process and facilitate the monthly Operations review.

  • Participate and drive all pre-execution activities as they relate to scheduling requirements (QC, Documentation, WH, Procurement, etc.)

  • Work with Operations, Client Service Leaders, Buyers, and Projects Managers to schedule capacity, equipment and line personnel.

  • Identifies and communicates scheduling conflicts to the BU and Supply Chain Management to obtain resolutions. Communicates decisions to the individual teams affected by the schedule changes.

  • Creation and modification of schedule to support raw material planning, warehousing etc.

  • Creating and modification of shift specific short-term production schedules.

The Candidate

  • Minimum B.S. degree in related field

  • 5 plus years or equivalent previous Scheduling/Planning experience preferred.

  • Previous experience in a discrete manufacturing, job shop environment a plus.

  • APICS Certification a plus.

  • Must be proficient with PC including Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Knowledge and experience of cGMP.

  • Process validation and Buffer Management experience a plus.

  • Working knowledge of Finite Planning techniques or systems a plus.

  • Knowledge of JD Edwards or SAP preferred.

Position Benefits

  • Opportunity to work with a growing department with high visibility to Senior Leadership

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K are all offered from day one of employment

  • 19 days of paid time off annually + 7 paid holidays

Leadership Competencies for Performance and Development

  • Leads with Integrity and Respect

  • Delivers Results

  • Demonstrates Business Acumen

  • Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Champions Change

  • Engages and Inspires

  • Coaches and Develops

Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.

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Catalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.

Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: Catalent Pharma Solutions (Catalent) is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Catalent employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Catalent. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.

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