Production Support/Scheduler

  • Career level: Direct Entry
  • Employment: Fulltime, permanent
  • Start: immediately
  • Location: Enfield, CT (US)
  • Job-ID: R2557

Would you like to work for a company who has made it its mission to make a contribution to improving human living conditions? With around 4,500 employees worldwide Eppendorf is a leading Life Sciences company. We develop and distribute devices, consumables and services for use in laboratories worldwide. Our daily work is characterized by our principle: Collaborate on new ideas. You would like to be in an environment in which you can work in a team in a collaborative and respectful manner? At Eppendorf you will be working, together with your team, on products that really make a difference. You are also motivated by practical work? Then apply now!

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Your challenges

  • Responsible for assisting in the overall production planning process of the assigned product group(s), that includes among other tasks:
    • Maintaining the Master Production Schedule (Demand Planning)
    • Support the Material Requirement Planning (MRP) system to ensure the timely purchase, delivery and release of material to support and efficient build process
    • Planning of all production processes to meet production dates
    • Generating, releasing and processing of work orders
    • Generating reports for releasing and processing of purchase orders domestic and international
    • Monitoring inventory stocking levels of purchases and semi-manufactured materials
    • Processing nonconforming material with supplies
    • Processing and maintaining the Routing Operations and Bill of Material (BOM) for all production processes
    • Maintain documentation control of all procurement related forms and practices
    • Analyze supplier performance related to on time delivery, price variances and nonconforming materials
    • Maintain a collaborative relationship with internal and external stakeholders
  • Must have experience with Engineering Change Orders (ECO) and production implementations, including maintaining expiration and effective dates of part revisions and their dispositions
  • Determines and maintains stock levels for manufactured and purchase parts based on historical usage and forecast analysis
  • Determines and maintains optimized production and purchase part lot sizes based on optimal capacity utilization and desired stock levels and ensures accuracy of production leads times for manufactured finished product
  • Must have detailed knowledge of:
    • Multi-level Bill of Materials and its function
    • Multi-level work orders including outside processing (OSP)
  • Advanced software skills in ERP systems required, preferably LN-Infor 5 or higher and/or SAP R/4 or higher
  • Must have advanced knowledge of Microsoft platforms (Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Support in inventory management inducing bin location setup, Kanban, Yearly Physical Inventory (PI), cycle counts, warehousing
  • Enforces and complies with all company inventory signature and control policies, procedures, rules and regulations
  • Observance and compliance to applicable corporate standards in Eppendorf’s Quality Management System
  • Must have the ability to act independently and respond consistently with initiative to resolve issues
  • Must possess knowledge of plastic commodity procurement
  • Must exhibit effective communications skills throughout procurement and directly with supplies and Partner Brands.

Your expertise

  • Two year (Associates) technical / engineering college degree or certificate and three to four years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of educations and experience.
  • Experience in Production Planning qualifications is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Purchase activities, logistics and freight business functions and impact.

Your benefits at Eppendorf

  • Innovative and Collaborative corporate culture
  • Contribute to improving the human living condition
  • Direct impact on business

Please note that we can only consider applications that are submitted online via our application management tool.

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