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Production Planner – Direct Hire

Job Description

  • Location: Saint Paul, MN
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #67695
  • Salary: $75,000
Production Planner – Direct Hire

A well-known pharmaceuticals company is looking for a Production Planner in Saint Paul, MN. This is a direct hire opportunity in a growing industry! 

Hours of the Production Planner:
Monday – Friday 8:00a – 5:00p

Salary of the Production Planner:

Responsibilities of the Production Planner:

  • Responsible for creating and maintaining the planning schedule (3 months and beyond) for all manufacturing lines.
  • Required to gather and process information from a number of manufacturing inputs (materials, equipment and resource availability, etc.) to establish production plans that are achievable and in line with department goals and objectives.
  • Ensures optimal utilization of  resources to meet production demands.
  • Plan the utilization of employees, materials, and production capacity to schedule commercial activities and development projects on all manufacturing equipment 3 months out and beyond.
  • Work closely with the Production Scheduler whose focus is limited to immediate production concerns.

Requirements of the Production Planner:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Project Management, Industrial Engineering, or a related field.
  • 3+ years of experience in production planning or scheduling, preferably in the pharmaceutical or contract manufacturing industry.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret data and make sound decisions.
  • Proficiency in production planning software and Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across departments.
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and regulatory requirements for pharmaceutical manufacturing.
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and able to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Willingness to adapt to changing priorities and work flexible hours as needed.
  • Proactive team player with a strong sense of ownership.
Production Planners apply today! 
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