Associate Specialist, Production Planning & Selling

Associate Specialist, Production Planning & Selling – Contract – Princeton, NJ - $36.00-$46.00/hr
The end client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas for this position; all parties authorized to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.

A Pharmaceutical Company is seeking a Associate Specialist, Production Planning & Selling in Princeton, NJ.

Role Description

• Plans and schedules production schedules to meet product demand at the site.
• Plan and schedule all associated production and support activities including intermediates, product shipment, facility and equipment maintenance.
• Work with QA, QC and Material Management to ensure raw materials are tested, released, and available to support all manufacturing and support activities.
• Work with Document Control to ensure all documents (i.e. batch records and packaging records) are ready for Manufacturing.
• Build strong relationships and communication with all functions.
• Provide exceptional customer service.
• Advanced knowledge of forecasting, capacity planning, and production planning.
• Knowledge of cGMP regulations and FDA guidance applicable to biologics and cell therapy (or related) manufcturing.
• Ability to work independently on projects or problems of moderate scopte to meet objectives. Troubleshoots and identifies causes and suggests solutions.
• Attetion to detail and ability to perform with a high degree of accuracy.
• Source of imaginative, thorough, and innovative solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.
• Exhibits leadership behaviors including collaborating for results and developing/executing strategy.
• May serve as a resource to more junior members of the team.
• Experience in lean, operational excellence, six sigma, or continuous improvement, and process mapping preferred. Supports an environment that encourages continuous improvement, best practices and appropriate risk taking.
• Ability t influence key stakeholders of internal and external teams.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills as well as the ability to effectively communicate across all levels of the company.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
• Expert in Microsoft Office programs.

Skills & Requirements

• Bachelor's Degree in relevant science, engineering or similar discipline preferred.
• 3-6 years preferred; 2+ years of scheduling experience in cGMP manufacturing environment desired.
• Experience in scheduling cell therapy manufacturing preferred.
• Experience in material planning and/or finite scheduling in a medium to high volume environment, knowledge of scheduling platforms preferred.

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it.

Additionally, this position is a contract role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical, dental or vision benefits.

• Medical
• Dental
• Vision
• 401K
• Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit)

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Hays is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran.

In accordance with applicable federal and state law protecting qualified individuals with known disabilities, Hays U.S. Corporation will attempt to reasonably accommodate those individuals unless doing so would create an undue hardship on the company. Any qualified applicant or consultant with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should call or text 813.336.5570.

Drug testing may be required; please contact a recruiter for more information.


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