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Job Title: Production Scheduler/Planner
Company Name: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Bedford, MA
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 05/20/2022
Expire Date: 07/10/2022
Job Categories: Information Technology, Manufacturing and Production, Executive Management, Logistics
Job Description
Production Scheduler/Planner

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

How will you make an impact?

The Production Planner III will be developing, maintaining and implementing efficient production plans for three separate value streams in a make to order and make to stock environment, optimizing customer delivery expectations and operating efficiencies. Actively engaging in the proposal and implementation of new processes and process improvements. Provides inputs to or generates ad-hoc reports and participates in cross-functional teams and projects as required.


Located in Bedford, MA the BioProduction Group is one of the fastest growing businesses in the company, supporting developers and manufacturers of biological-based therapeutics and vaccines. ​With our portfolio of best-in-class products that span the bioprocessing workflow from discovery through large-scale commercial production, our business is driving performance in bioprocessing through collaboration with our customers.

What will you do?

  • Maintain finished goods inventory at target levels in ensure high service levels, i.e. product availability

  • Drive OTIF/LIFR excellence, work cross-functionally to expedite with Production, Procurement and other groups. Identify and work to resolve barriers on a collective and individual basis.

  • Help build the forecast and create work orders in SAP to translate customer demand into a feasible production plan

  • Ensure the demand and supply plans are balanced, identifying imbalances, creating and cross-functionally vetting proposed interventions, and raising unresolved issues to management for resolution

  • Effectively communicate the production plan to Operations and all levels of management

  • Ensure appropriate interventions to resolve past-due, trending past-due, and other at-risk work orders.

  • Prioritize and perform assignments independently to satisfy required timelines, providing periodic updates and feedback to collaborators and managers.

  • Provide Planning support in support of business growth. Organize and manage weekly Work Center Verification meetings. Manage finished good work orders demand

  • Generate and manage SIOP for three separate value streams

  • Other responsibilities as required.

How will you get here?

  • A degree in Business, Logistics, Industrial Engineering, or related subject area preferred.

  • Bachelor’s degree desired, high school diploma/GED is minimum educational requirement


  • Minimum three years planning and scheduling experience in a manufacturing environment using MRP/ERP tools

  • Understanding of capacity planning, identifying and managing production constraints

  • Familiarity with inventory control, planning and scheduling policies and procedures

  • Understanding of continuous improvement concepts

  • Ability to navigate across multiple systems to improve current state operations

  • Highly proficient in developing & improving Excel based tools as well as managing and analyzing to provide data driven decisions

  • A degree in Business, Logistics, Industrial Engineering, or related subject area

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified in production and inventory management or supply chain management; APICS CPIM, CSCP, or ISM CPSM

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 75,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com

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