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Production Planner I - Temp $1,500 Hiring Bonus

Production Planner I - Temp $1,500 Hiring Bonus

  • 2021-24931
  • 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 maintain accurate production schedules through coordination with Production Operations personnel and the Global Supply Planning organization at our Hercules site.  A key responsibility for this position will be to assist with the IVDR product transition and implementation plan


This position is eligible for a $1,500 HIRING BONUS. $500 first paycheck, $500 after 30 days, $500 end of assignment

  • Bonus offered for a limited time only
  • Bonus applicable to specific positions as labeled
  • Bonus recipients must be employed at the time of payout ·Bonus payout $500 first paycheck, $500 after 30 days, $500 end of assignment


  • Establish and maintain executable production schedules for multiple product lines as required by ERP system
  • Assist with the creation and maintenance of production process order status and dates in ERP system
  • Manage the IVDR product transition plan and represent Production Planning in all status meetings
  • Meet regularly with GSC Planning, Supply Assurance and IVDR Team to gather information required to build up safety stock ahead of the IVDR product transition and also prepare production to meet IVDR deadlines
  • Assist with material BOM changes and new part incorporation while minimizing scrap and stock out
  • Help manage planned delivery dates for IVDR finished good transfer orders to local distribution facility
  • Troubleshoot problems that impact a smooth production flow and incorporation of IVDR requirements
  • Evaluate scheduling alternatives if established IVDR cut-in dates cannot be met and determine the best course of action
  • Evaluate and disposition obsolete and excess materials
  • Ensure relevant operational key performance indicator (KPI) targets are met
  • Use/develop reports and tools that could improve production workflow, efficiency, plans and schedules
  • Make recommendations for improvements in cost, quality, efficiency, etc.
  • Follow established processes and procedures


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or related discipline and/or a combination of education and experience.
  • 2+ 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: 

Due to the higher threat of more infectious and deadly COVID-19 variant strains emerging, Bio-Rad recently announced a new mandatory vaccination policy requiring its US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Bio-Rad will make reasonable accommodations for valid exemptions based on disability, medical, or religious reasons. With this policy, Bio-Rad joins a growing list of companies that are prioritizing sound science and available facts to best ensure the ongoing safety of its employees and the community.


About Bio-Rad:

Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 8,000 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.

Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.


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Agency Non-Solicitation: 

Bio-Rad does not accept agency resumes, unless the agency has been authorized by a Bio-Rad Recruiting Representative. Please do not submit resumes unless authorized to do so. Bio-Rad will not pay for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.



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