Material Scheduler

Site Name: Guayama JV Posted Date: Oct 5 2021 As Material Scheduler II you will be responsible for procuring components to effectively meet new product introduction and MRP production demands. The position serves as a key team member to analyze the SAP MRP, release purchase orders, ensure appropriate inventory levels and communicate regularly with component suppliers' customer service representatives. The Material Scheduler will be required to communicate effectively with the operations, warehouse, quality, Global Packaging Services, and production planning to execute the below responsibilities. This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following: Analyze SAP MRP to ensure components are available to meet planned production demand. Generate change controls for the implementation of new or alternative materials and specifications with existing suppliers, changes in components or introduction of new components. Assure that all activities required are implemented with the established timeframe. Release purchase orders to approved suppliers for the production materials needed to support production requirements in accordance to packaging components specifications as stated in SAP. Determine and coordinate the best routing of shipment of packaging components. Accurately maintain Master Data of all critical parameters used for MRP explosion. Accurately maintain purchase order data to support supplier performance scorecard creation (e.g. PO line item creation, date and quantity maintenance). Coordinate and approve "Miscellaneous Shipping Order" (MSO) and any other documents necessary to maintain updated inventory status for make and/or buy production materials, verifying material availability. Support Materials Management projects as assigned. Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering or Science. 3 years plus experience of direct purchasing experience in pharmaceutical environment Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: APICS certifications Lean/Six Sigma certification Special courses, workshops or seminars related to Materials Management. Spanish and English proficiency (oral and written) Knowledge of cGMP Knowledge of Change Control and Investigation processes using QTS system Strong experience/knowledge in MRP, SCIMS, Manugistics and RCS Strong knowledge of production and capacity planning, shop floor control, distribution planning and inventory contr Spanish and English proficiency (oral and written) Why GSK? Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture. These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities: Operating at pace and agile decision-making - using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk. Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution. Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning. Sustaining energy and well-being Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations. 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