Job Opportunities with Nitto Denko Avecia in the USA
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As a leading drug development services company for oligonucleotide therapeutics, the first step in our DNA/RNA sequence is to work with a great team of people.

At Avecia, our team approach allows you to excel in your individual area of expertise as well as to be part of a group of professionals that has the support of management and peers from various backgrounds. And while we’re focused on results, we still maintain our flexibility and enjoy camaraderie and the benefits of work/life balance. Make the next move in your progression of success and join Avecia.

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Supply Chain Materials Planner

Department: Supply Chain

Purpose of the Position:

This position will perform multiple Supply Chain Management function by determining resources needed to meet the manufacturing production Master Schedule for GMP; as needed Product development and Oligrow schedule.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Run MRP (in Microsoft Excel spreadsheet). Maintains planning parameters in order execution systems in MRP to ensure proper order generation. Drives inventory reduction having a good understanding of Nitto Avecia (SSL safety stock levels for the site) and supplier lead times.

  • Analyzes the Material Requirement Plan to calculate raw material needed to support site production schedule

  • Monitors overall production schedules, raw material inventory levels & supplier shipments to advise of any issues in the Supply Chain

  • Works closely with all areas in the organization to ensure smooth and accurate execution of the production schedule. Reviews production line availability and adjusts the schedule as required

  • Inventory management and forecasting

  • Ongoing BOM / recipe development

  • Lead & coordinate monthly and yearly Cycle Count. Analyzes and, when able, corrects cycle count discrepancies if needed

  • Integral role within the organization taking ownership and day to day management for all material that Manufacturing requires per Manufacturing pick list and requests

  • Ensures accountability of inventory through transaction documentation, process and procedure verification, and system review.

  • Performs all work within company and cGMP regulatory compliance.

Job Knowledge Required:

  • College degree is preferred

  • 7+ years of experience in production planning for GMP or ISO materials

  • Ability to work effectively with numerous internal and external customers from a variety of departments/suppliers/customers

  • Must be a self-starter and able to work without close supervision

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment with the ability to adjust and reprioritize quickly

  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel. Ability to combine different reports to run the MRP

  • Working knowledge of MAS90 materials/inventory functionality. Good understanding of Oracle preferred

  • Strong communication and written skills

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