Manufacturing Planning Specialist

Rensselaer, NY, US
Mar 02, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

Summary: Performs tasks related to the planning of global manufacturing operations, monitoring of lots through production to batch disposition/product release, tracking and analysis of production metrics, and analyzing multi-site production capacity.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Track all large scale manufacturing batches through production to batch disposition/product release.
• Manage real-time status of manufacturing constraints related to batch disposition, including completion of manufacturing records, processing data, deviations, and change controls.
• Collaborate with cross functional groups to prioritize manufacturing tasks related to disposition based on product demand and comprehensive, detailed consideration of all outstanding activities.
• Proactively engage in activities in order to meet disposition schedule and resolve problems.
• Act as the point of contact for production data to several cross functional departments such as Supply Chain, Finance, and Quality Assurance.
• Gather, review, and monitor production processes and systems to obtain relevant data.
• Create data models using spreadsheets, code, or other relevant methods.
• Trend, analyze, and publish metrics to evaluate manufacturing processes and documentation to drive consistency, timeliness, and process improvements.
• Participates in resource planning activities to understand where and when the department needs to grow.
• Communicates/presents all relevant production and disposition related data to manufacturing management and cross functional groups as necessary.
• Translates demand forecasts into production schedules.
• Creates production schedules for multiple products in efficient manner with minimum delays.
• Recommends solutions to address issues when they arise to minimize disruption to the production schedule.
• Assist in planning cross-functional activities with both manufacturing and non-manufacturing groups.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
• Ability to maintain integrity and honesty at all times.
• Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
• Ability to communicate with transparency.
• Continuously drive to improve processes for improved performance.
• Demonstrate respectful behavior at all times.
• Ability to multi-task.
• Ability to analyze and identify trends.
• Develops and delivers effective presentations.
• Problem-solving skills.
• Ability to train others on basic systems and processes.
• Strong written communication.
• Ability to work in an ever-changing environment.
• Critical thinking skills.
Education and Experience:
• BS/BA in Life Science, Engineering, Business, Supply Chain or related field + 2 years of experience.
• Relevant biotech or pharmaceutical industry experience maybe substituted in lieu of educational requirement.
• Relevant biotech manufacturing or supply chain experience is a plus.
• Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate information with attention to detail and accuracy.
• Can work both independently as an original thinker and in a team setting.
• Strong communication skills and the ability to present complex data is preferred.
• Exhibits a degree of ingenuity, creativity and resourcefulness in evolving and ambiguous environment.

*Level will be determined based off education and experience.

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

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Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.