Planning and Scheduling Specialist

Posted 26 Aug 2019

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 196696


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 more than 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

At MilliporeSigma, the Planning and Scheduling Specialist is responsible for developing, adjusting, and maintaining the packaging schedule for our Dekalb facility. In coordination with the packaging department, you will work to ensure highest levels of service for our customers through your prioritization of work, problem solving and overall review and knowledge of our supply chain. This role will require you to work closely with stakeholders both up and down stream in efforts to improve processes and overall customer experience. While you will have a specific focus for the Dekalb facility, there will be regional as well as global collaboration needed to find the optimal solutions for the company as whole. There will also be interaction with upper level management to communicate strategies, elevate problems and ensure collaboration across various departments to foster a culture of customer focus and continuous improvement.


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Mathematics, Supply Chain Management or other related Business discipline with 3+ years’ experience in inventory control, supply chain, forecasting or planning scheduling or Master’s degree in Business, Mathematics, Supply Chain Management or other related Business discipline.


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 3+ years’ experience with MRP/DRP
  • APICS certification or equivalent
  • Experience in an operations planning and scheduling role
  • Proficiency in SAP and Access
  • Ability to communicate with peers as well as with upper management
  • Leadership ability


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 their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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