Manufacturing Scheduling Coordinator

Thermo Fisher Scientific

West Hills, CA 91307

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

As part of the Thermo Fisher Scientific team, you’ll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life every single day to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We provide our global teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while helping to take science a step beyond by developing solutions for some of the world’s toughest challenges, like protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe or helping find cures for cancer.


**_Position Summary_**


The Manufacturing Scheduling Coordinator performs detailed scheduling of manufacturing work orders and assures materials and components are available and/or prepared to complete the schedule. The Manufacturing Scheduling Coordinator works in partnership with Supply Chain Planners as well as other Manufacturing groups to improve utilization of manufacturing hours and meet demand schedules within the capacity plan. Additional expectations are to drive continuous process improvement with a goal of improving metrics including: On-time In-full (OTIF) delivery of products, backorders management, schedule attainment, and resource utilization. May perform hands-on manufacturing tasks as needed to maintain schedule.


**_Key Responsibilities:_**


**_The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:_**


+ Develop detailed schedules to complete work orders for timely delivery of product


+ Supervise key performance indicators such as schedule adherence, resource utilization, and capacity plan fulfillment; prepare critical metric reports


+ Release Work Orders in ERP system and follow-up on open Work Orders to ensure completion


+ Perform manufacturing tasks that support Work Order execution such as label printing and direct manufacturing task, e.g., the set-up and operation of equipment of moderate complexity


+ Assist with timely and accurate capacity planning crafted to improve efficiency


+ Assist with the coordination of new product introductions as assigned


+ Provide input to management to reschedule in case of design changes, labor and material shortages, backlogs, and other potential schedule interruptions


+ Implement ERP system material master changes, product structures, BOMs and router information


+ Attend management meetings and provide status updates on scheduling and manufacturing issues


+ Ensure the most efficient resource utilization via continuous communication and partnering with team members including Supply Chain, R&D, Quality and others


+ Establish and optimize standard work/ SOPs related to area of responsibility


+ Handle physical inventories as the need arises


+ Perform other tasks as assigned within the context of proven skills


**_Minimum Requirements:_**


A combination of education and experience that confer the required ERP/scheduling and manufacturing skills. Manufacturing Scheduling Coordinators typically have these credentials:


+ Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain, biological sciences or combination of education and experience, i.e., high school diploma along with and proven experience


+ Proven understanding of ERP/MES system such as SAP


+ Experience at manufacturing floor-level scheduling


+ Experience working on several projects or issues simultaneously in a matrixed environment


+ Proficient with MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, & Outlook, PowerPoint)


**_Preferred Qualifications:_**


+ Experience in a GMP or regulated environment


+ Continuous improvement training/ experience in Lean Systems, DMAIC, Six Sigma or similar


**_Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:_**


+ Normal office and manufacturing environment with lab coat and PPE gowning requirement


+ Position will require sitting, standing/ walking for prolonged periods of time


+ Employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds


Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us (https://jobs.thermofisher.com/global/en/5-reasons-to-work-at-thermo-fisher-scientific) . As one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, tackle sophisticated scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.


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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.



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