J&J Family of Companies Detailed Scheduler in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Detailed Scheduler in Fort Washington, PA.
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company touches more than a billion people’s lives every single day through our health care products and services, our corporate giving, and the volunteer efforts of our employees. The Johnson & Johnson Group of Consumer Companies develop and market beloved brands that address the needs of consumers and health care professionals worldwide. Our portfolio ranges across several distinct business units: Baby Care, Oral Care, Compromised Skin Care, Beauty, Feminine Care, and Over-The-Counter (OTC) products.
The Detailed Scheduler will expand the monthly (or weekly) planned production requirements coming out of the MPS into daily buckets, allocating the different product SKU’s onto the individual shop floor work centers in a way to make the most efficient use of time and resources. He or she will provide proactive, clear, concise and accurate information to the internal and external stakeholders regarding issues, potential delays and deviations to the schedule. The positive outcome of the scheduler ensures that the products are available within the given time tolerances set by Regional Planning, whilst simultaneously assisting that plant conversion costs are favorably impacted through the optimization of production runs and sequences.
Allocates the net production requirements to the dedicated manufacturing work centers respecting both customer and production needs
Ensures that materials and equipment are available for production according to the schedule timelines
Maintains the accuracy of the schedule, notifying the key stakeholders proactively in case of issues, unforeseen or foreseen constraints
Provides recommendations to Operations to adjust resources, work overtime or subcontract work to balance overall manufacturing capacity
Tracks and reports capacity hours, schedule attainment and past due by machine
Organizes and coordinates weekly (and ad hoc) meetings with the Production supervisors to validate the new production schedule
Resolves capacity related manpower and material shortage problems in a timely manner.
Works with Managers to develop potential solutions to improve production performance and efficiency
Provides alternative scheduling scenarios to assist with Customer Service and misses in manufacturing.
Leverages an understanding of leading practices to drive continuous improvement in Detailed scheduling concepts through the use of systems and cross functional processes
Knowledge of Material Requirements Planning (MRP), rough cut capacity planning (RCCP), and Master Production Scheduling (MPS)
Working knowledge of operations and manufacturing processes, requirements and restrictions/constraints
Strong relationship/partnership with operations and manufacturing
Leverages an understanding of Early Warning Indicators to drive efforts for early supply issue identification and Short Term Exception Management (STEM) / Rapid Response Team
Demonstrates an understanding of the implications of incorrect master data on the outcomes of the production planning process
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required, a focused degree in business, supply chain, engineering or related field is preferred
A minimum of four (4) years manufacturing, planning, and/or supply chain related experience is required
Understanding of planning process is required
Proficiency with ERP System and Microsoft Office tools is required
Basic knowledge of master data elements and function within ERP system is required
Ability to influence and experience with change management is preferred
Must be able to demonstrate initiative and lateral thinking to problem solve is preferred
Strong analytical, time management, and organizational skills is preferred
Multi-tasking, prioritization, and a sense of urgency is preferred
Strong decision-making and communication skills is preferred
Ability to travel up to 5% of the time domestically
United States-Pennsylvania-Fort Washington
J & J Consumer Inc. (6101)