Head of Production and Material Planning

Posted 04 Feb 2019

Jaffrey, New Hampshire - United States

Req Id 185183


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:

Reporting into the Head of Production Planning for the Separations & Instruments Technology Cluster with dotted line reporting into the Jaffrey Site Head, you have the overall responsibility for all supply planning, material management and Warehouse logistics in support of Jaffrey Operations.

You are responsible for developing the production planning strategy in support of Jaffrey operations and the business KPIs and metrics including on time completions (executable schedules), back order reduction, managing to target inventory levels (RM&WIP) and supporting Make/Buy decisions. You also support capacity planning in support of capital and annual operating budgeting.

You manage staff responsible for shop floor planning, staff responsible for material management including purchased part planner/buyers and Warehouse logistics (including transfer of raw materials from off-site locations to the manufacturing site).

You are responsible for improvement of flow of raw materials and components into the warehouse and finished goods outbound to our distribution network.

You interface with Site operations leadership, Business partners and other supply chain professionals (Demand Planning and Network Planning).

Who you are:  

  • BS preferred
  • APICS/CPIM certifications or equivalent preferred
  • 10 years experience in manufacturing operations, experience in Production Planning preferred
  • Strong leadership and influencing skills with previous experience managing a functional organization
  • Familiarity with Oracle, SAP or ERP equivalent
  • Six Sigma or Lean Manufacturing training/certifications 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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