Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Manufacturing
At BioFire Diagnostics, LLC. we make the world a healthier place by providing molecular solutions that lessen the time to medical results and empower healthcare professionals to make better diagnostic decisions.
We are proud to be part of the bioMérieux family and the 5,000+ team members across 12 sites and subsidiaries in North America committed to our mission to help save lives around the globe through the power of diagnostics.
Come be a part of our team and our mission as a Production Scheduler!
The Production Scheduler plans, schedules, and coordinates products and subassemblies through the production cycle with the goal of maximizing efficiency and eliminating issues and interruptions. Creates a production schedule to communicate production plans to the production coordinators and manufacturing groups. Provides technical support to the production coordinators in their designated work areas. Coordinates production plans to ensure materials are provided for each manufactured lot according to schedules to ensure efficient production. Ensures comprehensive compliance with materials requirements for manufacturing. Prepares planning and scheduling documents. Interfaces between production departments and with Production Coordinators, Materials Management, QA, and R&D to properly prepare the production orders per schedule requirements. Communicates and helps to resolve any potential scheduling issues by working with the scheduling manager. Monitors inventory status of production sub-assemblies critical to the manufacturing process, and adjusts product schedule of these sub-assemblies as needed to ensure efficient production of downstream products. Handles moderately complex issues and problems, and refers more complex issues to higher-level staff. May provide training to Production Coordinators. The Production Scheduler may participate in process improvements and other documentation efforts. Performs work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BioFire Diagnostics Quality System.
Principal Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Training and Education: High School Diploma required. Bachelor’s degree in a Supply Chain or Biology/Chemistry field is preferred.
2+ years of cGMP/FDA/ISO manufacturing scheduling or logistics experience. APICs CPIM certification preferred. Must have demonstrated understanding of lean manufacturing and inventory management planning principles.
Must have a demonstrated understanding of inventory control and electronic MRP systems and intermediate proficiency using Excel and other Microsoft applications. Requires analytical and planning skills associated with optimizing a production schedule. Must have strong leadership skills and the ability to work in a complex, fast-paced, changing environment. Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively and have strong attention to detail, organizational, and multitasking skills. Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within cGMP reagent manufacturing.
Must be able to perform duties wearing a Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR).