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Production Planning Associate in Branchburg, NJ at BCforward

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

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Job Description

Production Planning Associate

BCforward is currently seeking a Production Planning Associate for a large pharmaceutical company located in Branchburg, NJ.

Duration: Long Term


  • Represents the work group to Senior Leadership and Clinical Teams by communication of progress against goals.
  • Converts Clinical demand into supply requirements for Clinical trials and communicates Clinical demand to supporting manufacturing groups.
  • Tactically runs the day-to-day packaging, labeling, and distribution activities for global clinical trials to achieve planned start dates and study milestones.
  • Maintains supply/demand tools, plans/executes necessary packaging campaigns and inventory movement to maintain adequate depot, vendor management, supports clinical supplies initiatives, IVRS development and management, attends/leads required meetings to communicate milestones and challenges that are facing current and upcoming projects, comparator sourcing, trains.
  • This Client is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
  • Work with an innovative culture where you can support the work of thousands of others around the globe dedicated to improving the lives of others.
  • This Client discovers and brings life-changing medicines to those who need them, improves the understanding and management of disease, and gives back to communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.
  • Our values: integrity, excellence, respect for people.

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Manage SAP control of production schedule via process orders (convert, create, release)
  • Support SAP set-up for new production processes.
  • Monitor and maintain virtual areas in SAP.
  • Monitor, account and report on any non-routine material usages.
  • Assist shop floor personnel with SAP issues (i.e., in-line, overages, under and any other key components)
  • Manage batch records flow to ensure 100% availability to shop floor personnel.
  • Manage flow of completed Batch Records to Quality.
  • Review manufacturing tickets versus goods movement reports. Report and aid in resolving any significant errors.
  • Support SOPs revisions related to operations planning activities.

Skills Required:

  • Must reflect on resume: Must test on Word AND Excel in Assess/ProveIt and pass.
  • Must have HS Diploma or equivalent and 1+ years' experience in either production planning OR cGMP environment.
  • Previous production planning experience.
  • Familiarity with SAP process order maintenance

Functional expertise within some and/or all following areas:

  • SAP
  • Regulus
  • TrackWise
  • Microsoft Office (Excel; Word)
  • Good analytical skills to deal with unexpected issues
  • Extreme accuracy and attention to detail is necessary.
  • Ability to work independently, and on multiple concurrent project initiatives is necessary.
  • Must be a team player, self-motivated and collaborate ideas and solutions effectively with management and colleagues.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential for this position.

Interested candidates please send resume in Word format Please reference job code 75062 when responding to this ad.


Job Requirements

*Must test on Word AND Excel in Assess/ProveIt and pass. •Must have HS Diploma or equivalent and 1+ years’ experience in either production planning OR cGMP environment.