Olympus America Inc. Production Scheduler/Material Planner in State College, Pennsylvania

Job Duties::

As a Production Scheduler/Material Planning, you will:

  • Manage the planning and expediting of work orders.

  • Manage scheduling activities that establish the sequence and timeframe of manufacturing work orders to the floor in order to meet demand requirements.

  • Monitor material and supply inventories through an established computer program and system to establish proper replenishment and stocking quantities.

  • Manage the communication between Management and Production Floor regarding customer delivery requirements and changes.

  • Key contributor to Customer on Time Delivery Performance Metric.

  • Advise Management of conditions which could affect quality or delivery critical work order on-time delivery.

  • Develop and maintain a positive relationship with co- workers.

  • Exercise judgment in selecting methods and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

  • Act as the liaison to: Production Management, Production Cell Planners, Purchasing, Quality Personnel.

  • Efficient and timely release of NDT work orders within 2 days of order entry exchange to ERP system.

  • Maintain up to date knowledge on work orders with part shortages utilizing Trial Kit program.

  • Efficient and timely responses to Management on Commercial Operations order inquires.

  • Contribute to meeting NDT Key Performance Indicator for ONDT On-Time Delivery Interaction and working with other departments and employees within Olympus NDT Champion Lean activities and support 5S, Kaizen and continuous improvement activities.

Job Description:

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. We’re currently looking for a Production Scheduler/Material Planner to join us in our State College, PA office.

Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

The Production Schedule is responsible for planning Production work orders to meet the company’s on-time delivery goals. He/She works closely with manufacturing/production, engineering - and purchasing to mitigate and resolve capacity, process and material constraints to the timely release of work orders. The incumbent monitors process of constraint resolution and facilitates when appropriate. He/She expedites work orders when necessary to meet customer delivery dates. The incumbent identifies and reports Production yields issues when abnormal or constraint to meeting on time delivery. The Production Scheduler plans work orders in accordance with the master production schedule based on customer demand. He/She will follow-up on material availability for processing of kits and expediting of late deliveries. The incumbent will monitor production plans and design changes to ensure product availability and communicate material related problems back to Management. The Production Scheduler will coordinate the resolution of material issues that prohibit the timely release of work orders, which could include rejected and quality issues as required.

Job Requirements::

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or GED is required; Bachelor's Degree is preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in manufacturing environment and experience as planner or master production scheduler.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Functional Knowledge of ERP systems and MRP.

  • Must be a highly organized, self-managed individual who works well independently with minimum supervision and ability to work in a fast paced environment.

  • Ability to understand ECOs [Engineering Change Orders], Deviation, Bills of materials, and specification sheets.

  • Attentiveness to detail.

  • Strong computer skills and ability to use all Microsoft Applications.

  • Ability to work with technical data.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

About Us:

At Olympus, we put a lot of good back into the world, and what we do really matters. We are committed to making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling every day by crafting innovative optical and digital solutions in medical technologies, microscopy, industrial solutions, cameras, and audio recorders.

We view our relationship with and commitment to our employees with the same passion. Everything we do at Olympus is a reflection of our vision, and everyone here helps to make it a reality. We’re invested in our employees, great ideas, and how they impact the communities around us. We see the world through multiple lenses and come together to find the right answers; the best solutions.

THAT’S OLYMPUS.

TRUE TO YOU. TRUE TO SOCIETY. TRUE TO LIFE.

Olympus Scientific Solutions Americas Corp

Olympus embraces diversity and inclusion. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, our policies as well as our values prohibit unlawful discrimination based on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, genetic information, ancestry, military or veteran status, or any other federal, state or local protected classification. EOE Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Company URL:

Olympus Scientific Solutions Americas Corp at http://www.olympus-lifescience.com/

Posting Title:

Production Scheduler/Material Planner

Posting Locations:

Pennsylvania, State College

Job Family:

Supply Chain Management

Work Location:

State College OSST

Auto req ID:

4362BR

4362BR

Olympus is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination based on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, genetic information, ancestry, military or veteran status, or any other federal, state or local protected classification.