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United Kingdom - Dartford
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Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.

We are recruiting for the role of Production Planner on a permanent basis to join our Dartford site.

  • To ensure production targets are met by planning and co-ordinating cross-functional activities.
  • The generation and update of Master Production Schedules (MPS) that show both the ideally required supply of finished goods and the actual planned supply.
  • Cascade the requirements for component manufacture down from the MPS through the secondary manufacturing areas and into the bulk laboratories. Co-ordinate supply through these areas, communicate changes in priorities and expediting requirements.
  • Co-ordination of scheduled activities in Manufacturing, Planning, Secondary Manufacturing, Quality Control and PQA.
  • Capacity planning within the Secondary Manufacturing areas and Quality Control ensuring maximum output is maintained and customer expectations are met.
  • Ensuring critical promise dates are met and communicated to all parties.
  • Progress chasing to ensure critical events occur on the day required.
  • Preparing detailed production schedules with Product Leaders for priority products to meet specific delivery dates or prevent backorders.
  • Responsible for familiarising and complying with all health, safety and environmental rules, policies, procedures and any other instructions relevant to working within their area of the Company.
  • To create and amend product structures and routing instructions according to new product and change note requirements using the implementation of Effectivity dates
  • To create and amend Item Masters according to new product and change note requirements.
  • Track and co-ordinate the implementation of change notes and the products they affect.
Any other duties/projects as are reasonable and within the skills and ability of the post-holder.

Minimum Qualifications/Experience:
  • Aptitude with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel
  • GCSE level education
Preferred Qualifications/Experiences:
  • A-Level
  • Experience within a planning office environment is preferred
  • Working knowledge of SAP or another MRP system
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