Production Planner

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Laboratory Technician
  3. United States
Warsaw, Indiana
Posting date: 28 Mar 2019

ProClinical is partnering with a leading management consulting firm to advertise a vacancy for a Production Planner position. The organization, which prides itself on its leading presence as a global advisor of talent supply chain strategies and workforce solutions, is seeking for a driven and talented individual to join its Indiana-based office. This is an exciting opportunity to work for an international company and bolster a career in the clinical field.

The Production Planner will prepare, issue, and control production schedules and material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials times to meet production requirements. They will also identify raw material and component requirements for production.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participating in production planning and scheduling.
  • Identifying raw material and component requirements for production from engineering and production specifications and schedules.
  • Preparing lists of required materials, tools, and equipment.
  • Preparing purchase orders to obtain materials, tools, and equipment, entering all requirements into the computer and so on.
  • Maintaining and updating planning modules or production planning system with current lead times and relative information.
  • Interfacing with various groups including customers, sales offices, Corporate, and plant production departments and monitoring orders from start to finish to ensure on time delivery of products.
  • Following up on feedback of capacity loads and manufacturing constraints.
  • Identifying and corrects production issues due to capacity and new product launches.
  • Expediting and securing parts needed for production by the time they are scheduled for production.
  • Collecting data to prepare reports for the manager on production planning.
  • Participating in meetings discussing production schedules for new products.

To Apply:

  • A Bachelor's Degree or higher, or equivalent amount of combined educational and work experience.
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office, Concur, and Visio.

Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable.

In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Maya Smith at +267-405-6995 or upload your CV on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.