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Manufacturing Scheduler

Req #: 1700865
Location: Couvet, Couvet CH
Job Category: Manufacturing/Technical Operations
Work Location: Rue des Moulins 4 COUVET 2108
Organization: Celgene International II Sàrl
Schedule: 40
Employee Status: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Job Level:
Other Locations:Switzerland- Couvet


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health.  We value our passion for patients, ​quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.

In this position the Manufacturing scheduler will manage within a short-mid term scope the logistics activities for the manufacturing site in Couvet (bulk, semi-finish goods, finish goods). This position will be in based in Couvet and ensures the operational readiness and starts for his/her scope of activities. The first months will be based in Boudry and perform the activities described for the Boudry manufacturing site.

This mission will be lead in close collaboration with key users working in Manufacturing Operations Services and other internal stakeholders (Quality Control, Quality Assurance, GSCP, PLM, Production, Validation).

The Manufacturing Scheduler acts as the back-up of his/her scheduler peer.

Skills/Knowledge Required

  • + 3 years experience in the field of production or supply chain planning
  • Experience in an industrial international environment, knowledge of the pharmaceutical environment and GMP-experience are an asset
  • Capability to work in a changing environment and beyond pre-defined processes and to actively contribute in defining new structures
  • Pro-active personality with an eye for anticipation and continuous improvement
  • Conscientious, detail oriented, reliable in action follow-up
  • Good negotiation, priority management communication (works in transparency), problem-solving and decision-making skills. Team-player
  • Excellent IT proficiency: MS Office, Excel, ERP, Oracle experience is an asset
  • Master Data management basics knowledge
  • Fluency both in French and English

Duties and Responsibilities

All tasks assigned to the Manufacturing scheduler are done according to GMP’s and GDP’s.

Define and guarantee the execution of the short and mid-term plans in a timely and smooth manner

  • Consolidate the weekly scheduling and capacity
  • Track the work order progression on a daily manner from the work order creation to its release
  • Proceed to the GMP material reservation (WO)
  • Be accountable for timely release of SKUs in scope of the managed work centers
  • Lead the scheduling meetings related to his/her scope of activities
  • Manage non-routine operations: with the different stakeholders in her/his scope of activities (QA, QC, Validation, Production, Warehouse, Supply Chain…)

Participate to monthly supply plan activities

Check the reservation consistency for production orders managed by his/her peer

Coordinate the out-sourcing activities

  • Purchase Order coordination
  • Work Order execution
  • Inventory management

Coordinate stability schedule in close collaboration with QC Department

Coordinate the phase out and phase in of the recipes in close collaboration with MEDM Team

Coordinate the make to order (MTO) repacking

Be accountable for the CCR Tasks execution in the frame of change management

Follow-up and define solutions for issues or deviations related to his/her scope of activities

Be accountable for OTIF/KPI for his/her scope of activities

Participate to improvement initiatives and projects

Be accountable to execute his/her activities as per GMP regulations and ensure timeliness for EQRMS record execution.

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