The Planner/Buyer will work to ensure the efficient running of pharmaceutical manufacturing production by effective scheduling of resources, materials, and equipment.
Assists in preparing and prioritizing daily and weekly manufacturing and packaging schedules
Monitors schedule adherence ensuring accuracy by identifying resource constraints to operations and planning management
Using operation rates/duration estimates, schedule commencement and completion date with regard to available resources
Develop daily requirements list ensuring components and raw materials are available to meet schedules
Update schedule on a daily basis and on completion of operations; revise order details to ensure current information is maintained and available.
Create weekly Supplier Quality Control priority list balancing testing lead time and packaging need dates
Compile a regular production schedule to ensure job commencement dates are met on target
Liaise with all departments to satisfy internal and external customer requirements
Places orders for components and packaging materials and ensures that all POs, supplier numbers, part numbers, descriptions, corrections and maintenance in the computer is performed in an orderly and timely manner.
Informs suppliers of rejections and finalizes settlements with respect to reimbursements and / or replacements of product.
4 year degree or equivalent experience (5-7 years)