Senior Planner

Posted 05 Oct 2018

Cleveland, Ohio - United States

Req Id 182076


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role: Create, prioritize and manage process orders. Manage & Reduce Lead Time by forward rough-cut planning 6 months out. Forward schedule to maintain site goal of. Schedule production to maintain safety stock levels. Root Cause & advise management when 72 hours ATP response time cannot be met. Review schedule for potential material disruptions & advise supply chain group. Ensure bulk material availability to adhere to packaging & shipping timelines. Partner with Production manager & supervisor to adhere to production schedule. Facilitate weekly meetings with production manager & supervisor. Continual review of anomalies in Logility generated forecast & adjust forecast accordingly. Initiate Non-Conformance for timely reprocessing scheduling. Partner with purchasing to ensure availability of raw materials for production. Assist entire supply chain group in maximizing throughput and reducing costs. Develop long & short-term capacity models to identify potential operational constraints. Act as a subject matter expert (SME) for the planning team. Develop systems to track forecast vs actual performance. Miscellaneous duties & tasks as assigned. Exemplary attendance and adherence to scheduled hours.

Basic Qualifications:

Proficient in Word

Team Player

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in SAP

Experienced in manufacturing scheduling/planning

Who You Are:

  • Proven forward proactive outside the box thinking
  • Ability to identify and define problems and solutions
  • Skillful in compiling, organizing and using data to enhance planning and effectiveness
  • Proven strong interpersonal skills
  • Independent worker that can manage issues to resolution with little supervision
  • Team Player with excellent leadership skills
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Above average experience in Excel
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to his/her Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because he/she made a good faith report of discrimination.


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