• Contract
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  • Lowell, MA

Website Agile Workplace Staffing

Agile is looking for a Sr. Production Planner in Lowell MA

Job Summary

This position is primarily responsible for assisting with planning routines and methods for the innovation and re-engineering of company products. The position will include the standard production planning responsibilities including coordination with purchasing, materials, scheduling, customer service, and project teams as required by production demand. This position is also responsible for strategic projects as assigned.

What you will be doing:

  1. Coordinate production workflow for one or multiple products
  2. Plan and prioritize operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay
  3. Work with engineering to support sustained and new product integration
  4. Analyze quality and operations metrics to streamline and increase production efficiencies
  5. Determine manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover production demand
  6. Assign workers and other staff to production operations
  7. Schedule shift according to production needs
  8. Monitor jobs to ensure they will finish on time and within budget
  9. Address issues when they arise aiming for minimum disruption
  10. Obtain output information (number of finished products, percentage of defectives etc.)
  11. Prepare and submit status and performance reports
  12. Keep paperwork organized
  13. Collaborate with quality control, warehouse, and other staff
  14. Complies with company, quality and safety standards, policies, and procedures
  15. Other duties as assigned.

An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

What we require from you:

  1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and/or five to ten years’ experience in Manufacturing and/or Engineering (i.e., resource planning, production control, manufacturing performance standards).CPM/APICS qualifications preferred
  2. Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English.
  3. Minimum 2 years of experience as a scheduler, planner, or in a supply chain support role
  4. Minimum 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
  5. Possess a broad experience with planning systems and mid-level volume production requirements, preferably, in a medical device manufacturing environment. Prior experience in the implementation of ERP/MRP systems is a plus.
  6. Knowledge of computerized inventory and MRP systems, word processing and spreadsheet/database software required.
  7. Proven ability to effectively interface with internal and external customers to understand month to month production requirements and ensure adjustments are communicated to all parties.
  8. Must be detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills as well as excellent oral and written communication skills.
  9. Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  10. Knowledge of cGMP’s, ISO and FDA requirements a plus.
  11. Experience in medical device or pharmaceutical industry preferred.
  12. Prior experience in a Contract Manufacturing Operation (CMO) is preferred.
  13. Preferred candidate will have relevant experience in planning for operational performance and regulatory compliance

We are Committed to Your Success

We offer a competitive package, dynamic work environment, collaborative team, and space to learn, grow and thrive. Qualified applicants will receive consideration regarding race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disabilities.

If you are a hardworking, driven professional looking for your next team. We are committed to employing a diverse workforce,  let’s start a conversation. Apply today!  


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