Avantor | Carpinteria, CA, 93013, US
Salary Range:$65,000 – $112,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 17 days ago

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Job Summary

Under limited supervision, perform planning and scheduling functions involved with coordinating products and materials through various production phases. Implement planned production schedules, labor loading and capacity requirements. Review schedules to determine materials and parts requirements to ensure materials are available according to schedules.

General Leadership Activities:

* Create, monitor, collect and update progress on production schedule for all equipment resources within scope of manufacturing area; includes sequencing of RFMs, back-order processing/rescheduling according to daily short-term MRP review.
* Main point of contact for site supply planning to support demand.
* Create and maintain Bill Of Materials (BOM, NuSil Runsheets).
* Master data creation and maintenance.
* Coordinate with procurement, manufacturing and QA to resolve material issues.
* Collaborate with MFG and materials management to ensure timely release of production orders and transfer requirements.
* Manage scheduling for inter-site transfers (if applicable).
* Establish demand planning time fences as well as policies for time fence management.
* Collaborate with purchasing to expedite components.
* Knowledge of performing cumulative lead time analysis.
* Effectively communicate the operational perspective in cross-functional meetings.
* Leads/Participates/Supports OPX programs and Manufacturing/Supply Chain Initiatives and related Goals.

Customers: Quality/Service/Supply

* Research order and delivery discrepancies. Resolve MRP related issues.
* Work closely with Customer Care regarding daily scheduling issues.
* Monitors adherence to schedule; oversight of root cause directives to improve schedule adherence.
* Create/Track supply chain metrics for site using listed metrics to ensure commitments are met. Communicate results to key stakeholders.
* Identifies/Leads process improvement opportunities, implementing best practices to achieve excellence in metrics specific to customers.
* Escalate potential shortages before they affect production.

Growth & Technology: Commercialization, Process & Operational Technology

* Support commercialization efforts in Area as it relates to planning and scheduling.

Affordability: Operations & Financials; Capital & People Productivity, Information Accessibility & Utilization

Identifies/Leads process improvement opportunities and implements lean best practices to achieve excellence in metrics specific to productivity and affordability.

* Provide summary of asset loading (capacity leveling) to manufacturing.
* Understanding business impact; putting enterprise first, business units second and team third in this order.
* Plan, order and keep track of raw material, Work In Process (WIP) and finished goods inventories.
* Implement/Update policies and guidelines for supply chain activities.
* Understand and apply different manufacturing environments (MTS, MTO, ATO).

Stewardship: Environmental, Health & Safety

* Follow all applicable laws and regulations, acting as steward for the Company, Employees, Community and Environment.
* Leads by example; Core Value compliance (SHE/PSM, Ethics, Respect for People, Critical to Operations (CTO*), CT Safety, CT Quality, CT Process) and model the appropriate behavior.
* Where CTOs are: Operational Discipline, Balance of Consequences.

Organization & People: People/Teamwork

* Embraces NuSil Culture, in a way that:
* Mentor operations staff and schedulers on key workflows and standard of performance relating to planning and scheduling.
* Facilitates employee's engagement through empowerment and ownership of leader standard work for the success of all.
* Works to inspire and motivate others through continuous development of employees, ensuring Area is energized and performing at a sustainably high level.
* Actively uses the rewards and recognition programs for individuals and/or teams and celebrates area's accomplishments.
* QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. To work efficiently, the work produced must be accurate and thoroughly reviewed. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


(Level I) One year MRP program certificate from a college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor's degree in Operations or Business Management or similar field preferred or minimum 5 years experience in the MRP field. - Additionally, APICS CPIM certification would satisfy the educational requirements. - Good Computer skills (WORD, EXCEL, and ACCESS) MACOLA experience preferred. : Previous work experience as a Scheduler I at NuSil is required.


Level I; Ability to read, analyze, manufacturing procedures. Ability to present scheduling information and respond to manufacturing questions from employees. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals in English. Ability to write manufacturing status reports and correspond with sales staff as needed. Responds to all e-mail correspondence in Microsoft Outlook promptly.

Level II & III: Manages MRP e-mail box correspondence. Direct all correspondence to the appropriate scheduler or party. Directs PVR's to the correct recipient. Responds to all Sales and Upper Management product and process inquires.


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, fractions, and percentages


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to follow manufacturing product trees, interpret a variety of technical instructions. Ability to manage multiple spreadsheets and programs to meet scheduling demands. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to adjust manufacturing plans as variables change quickly and efficiently.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For safety, the use of contact lenses for any reason, cosmetic or corrective, is prohibited on the production floor, in the lab areas, in the engineering shop, or while working on equipment. The company will provide prescription safety glasses with a current (under 12 months) vision corrective prescription provided by the employee.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

MENTAL DEMANDS: The mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to maintain a pleasant and professional manner with coworkers, vendors and customers. Must effectively handle and prioritize multiple tasks, concentrate on work while surrounded by distractions, meet constant deadlines, and work as a team player. The employee has to be able to delegate effectively. In addition, the employee must be able to make decisions on imperfect information, communicate and give complex oral and/or written instructions, and work independently under limited/no supervision. Friendly, positive attitude and dependable attendance required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

EEO Statement:

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW Poster, EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, and Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision using the links below.

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OFCCP EEO Supplement


3rd Party Non-Solicitation Policy:

By submitting candidates without having been formally assigned on and contracted for a specific job requisition by Avantor, or by failing to comply with the Avantor recruitment process, you forfeit any fee on the submitted candidates, regardless of your usual terms and conditions. Avantor works with a preferred supplier list and will take the initiative to engage with recruitment agencies based on its needs and will not be accepting any form of solicitation.