Production Support Specialist

  • Career level: Direct Entry
  • Employment: Fulltime, permanent
  • Start: immediately
  • Location: Enfield, CT (US)
  • Job-ID: R4658

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

  • Part of a team that is responsible for the overall procurement and production planning process of the assigned product group(s), which includes among other tasks:
  • Support Production Planning and scheduling, logistics within production
  • Use ERP system to verify production quantities and scrap
  • Manage recycling program of scrap product with subcontractor
  • Support Production staff with ordering spare parts, services, and consumables
  • Maintaining the Item Master on purchase parts to ensure proper lead times, pricing, and lot sizes
  • Understanding of maintaining the Master Production Schedule (Demand Planning)
  • Initiate and maintain the Material Requirement Planning (MRP) system to ensure the timely release of material to support an efficient build process
  • Support planning of all production processes to meet production dates
  • Understand the process of generating, releasing, and processing work orders
  • Generating, releasing, and processing 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
  • Understand the process of maintaining documentation control of all procurement related forms and practices
  • 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 the initiative to resolve issues
  • Must possess knowledge of plastic commodity procurement
  • Must exhibit effective communications skills throughout the procurement and directly with supplies and Partner Brands.

Your expertise

  • **Employment at Eppendorf in the United States and Canada requires vaccination against COVID-19. All new hires must be vaccinated against COVID-19, or, have a qualified medical or religious exemption, prior to the start of employment. **
  • One to two years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Your benefits at Eppendorf

  • Competitive total rewards package including health, financial, and education benefits
  • 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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