WuXi AppTec

  • Production Planner

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Provides planning for production as well as plans and manages the flow or raw materials post-procurement through delivery to manufacturing and PD suites.


    • Prioritize requirements to generate a production schedule that balances manufacturing capacity, operating efficiencies, and inventory levels for assigned programs.
    • Maintain accurate MRP system data to enable effective production schedules, purchasing requirements, and inventory levels.
    • Actively and systematically look to improve business processes related to production planning, material planning, and inventory management.
    • Evaluate the effect of system and process changes as they occur within the supply chain.
    • Develop and maintain metrics for scheduling performance.
    • Create plans to react appropriately to urgent customer requirements and communicate actions throughout the supply chain.
    • Works on routine assignments per written procedures, where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required.
    • Maybe required to work Holidays and weekends


    Experience / Education

    • 5-8 years of relevant experience or equivalent
    • Bachelors’ degree in Materials Management, Engineering on other related field or equivalent experience

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

    • Proven experience with ERP/MRP system in a manufacturing environment
    • GMP/GLP experience preferred
    • Great Plains software experience preferred
    • Experience with Lean Manufacturing preferred
    • Must work effectively in a participative team environment


    Our Values:


    Integrity & Dedication, Working Together & Sharing Success; Do the Right Thing & Do it Right.


    Our greatest asset is our people, WuXi is dedicated to providing opportunities for internal growth with direct access to a dedicated and accessible Human Resources team.


    WuXi AppTec provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.


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