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Production Planner I

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Production Planner I

  • 2023-31090
  • Hercules, California, United States

Bio-Rad is looking for a Production Planner within the Global Supply Chain (Clinical Diagnostic Group) of Bio-Rad.

The Production Planner will develop and maintain accurate production schedules through coordination with Production Operations personnel and the Global Supply Planning organization at our Hercules site.

How You’ll Make An Impact:

  • Maintains an optimal workflow for production through short term finite scheduling, monitoring daily exceptions, analyzing data and resolving routine issues.
  • Establishes and maintains a production schedule as required by the ERP system with input from production, purchasing, quality control, and global planning.
  • Generates data and runs standard reports, summarizes and communicates conclusions, and makes scheduling recommendations accordingly.
  • Receives production schedule feedback from operations and resolves or redirects issues as appropriate. 
  • Reviews plans and proactively monitors potential conflicts and rectifies bottleneck areas that may cause delays. 
  • Creates and maintains production process order status and dates in ERP system. 
  • Manages planned delivery dates for finished goods transfer orders to local distribution facility. 
  • Meets regularly with GSC Planning, Supply Assurance, and Manufacturing Supervisors to gather information required to develop and drive a production plan to meet the agreed Supply Plan for the plant. 
  • Evaluates scheduling alternative if the established Supply Plan cannot be met and determines the best course of action. 
  • Assists with BOM changes and new part introduction while minimizing scrap and stock out. 
  • Evaluates and dispositions obsolete and excess materials. 
  • Ensures relevant operational key performance indicator (KPI) targets are met. 
  • Makes recommendations for improvements in cost, quality, efficiency, etc. 
  • Follows established processes and procedures.

What You Bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, or related discipline and/or a combination of education and experience. 
  • 1+ years of planning and scheduling experience in an ERP environment. 
  • Strong communication and cross-functional skills required. 
  • PC skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, database software, internet software, planning software). 
  • APICS CPIM certification and understanding of LEAN concepts a plus.

Vaccination Requirement: Ability and consent to upload proof of completed Covid-19 vaccination into our secure database within 3 days of start date.  

 

Total Rewards Package: At Bio-Rad, we’re empowered by our purpose and recognize that our employees are as well.  That’s why we offer a competitive and comprehensive Total Rewards Program that provides value, quality, and inclusivity while satisfying the diverse needs of our evolving workforce. Bio-Rad's robust offerings serve to enrich the overall health, wealth, and wellbeing of our employees and their families through the various stages of an employee’s work and life cycle.

 

Who We Are: For 70 years, Bio-Rad has focused on advancing the discovery process and transforming the fields of science and healthcare. As one of the top five life science companies, we are a global leader in developing, manufacturing, and marketing a broad range of high-quality research and clinical diagnostic products. We help people everywhere live longer, healthier lives. Recently voted a Best Place to Work, Bio-Rad offers a unique employee experience with collaborative teams that span the globe. Here, you are supported by leadership to build your career and are empowered to drive change that makes an impact you can see.  

 

Benefits: Bio-Rad's biggest asset is its people, and the reason why our Total Rewards deliver programs that provide value, quality, affordability, and inclusivity while satisfying the diverse needs of our evolving workforce. Our robust offerings serve to enrich the overall health, wealth, and wellbeing of our employees and their families through the various stages of an employee’s work and life cycle. We’re proud to offer rich options, including no-cost medical plans, free HSA money, a new fertility offering with stipend, life and disability, paid parental leave, 401k plus profit sharing, employee stock purchase program, a new upgraded and streamlined mental health platform, extensive learning and development opportunities, education benefits, student debt relief program, pet insurance, wellness challenges, time off, ERG’s, and more!  

 

Compensation: The estimated base salary range for this position is $64,480 to $88,100 at the time of posting.  Actual compensation will be provided in writing at the time of offer, if applicable, and is based on several factors we believe fairly and accurately impact compensation, including geographic location, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other job permitted factors. This position is eligible for a variable annual bonus, which is dependent upon achievement of your individual objectives and Company performance.

 

EEO Statement: Bio-Rad is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and we welcome candidates of all backgrounds. Veterans, people with disabilities, and people of all races, ethnicities, genders, ages, and orientations are encouraged to apply.  

 

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