Manufacturing Scheduler/Planner- J.POD

Redmond, WA, United States
Jan 31, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Just-Evotec Biologics is seeking a highly motivated Manufacturing Scheduler/Planner that desires a significant opportunity to improve worldwide access to biotherapeutics. The focus of this job is to coordinate and guide the successful execution of clinical and commercial manufacturing of mammalian cell-based biotherapeutics while ensuring cGMP compliance. The Manufacturing Scheduling/Planning function oversees the Master Production Schedule (MPS), application of the capacity models built around the mfg. process, and leads the cross-functional Operations and Inventory Planning (O&IP) monthly meeting.

  • Create and maintain the MPS
  • Lead O&IP for the Redmond Mfg. Plant
  • Run scenarios to meet the Long Range Plan (LRP), as well as, continual assessment of timing for new client business opportunities
  • Maintain the Daily Finite Schedule
  • Deliver capacity planning models to ensure the MPS is in alignment with resources needed to support the mfg. processes (staff, equipment, and utility models)
  • Provide support for any schedule accommodations required to meet project work, plant shutdowns, corrective/preventive action implementation plans, and change control implementation, as necessary
  • Participation in client business meetings
  • Drive towards continuous improvement of productivity and efficiency in all plant operations
  • Lead and/or represent manufacturing on functional sub-teams where appropriate
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree and 2 years of Manufacturing & Operations experience

  • Associate's degree and 5 years of Manufacturing & Operations experience

  • High school diploma / GED and 10 years of Manufacturing & Operations experience
  • Experience with finite scheduling tools and allocation of resources and equipment
  • Experience providing presentations to upper management and/or business clients
  • Good interpersonal, team, and communication skills

Preferred Requirements:
  • Knowledge of Capacity Planning tools
  • Experience in GMP Tech Support roles, GMP operations or process development
  • Technical knowledge of upstream and/or downstream processing and broad understanding of related disciplinary areas
  • Ability to organize, analyze/interpret, and effectively communicate data and results with internal and external colleagues in both presentation and technical writing forms
  • Ability to coach, mentor, and/or cross train colleagues

About Just - Evotec Biologics

Just - Evotec Biologics, wholly-owned by Evotec SE, is a unique platform company that integrates the design, engineering, development, and manufacture of biologics. With deep experience in the fields of protein, process and manufacturing sciences, the Just team came together to solve the scientific and technical hurdles that block access to life-changing protein therapeutics; from the design of therapeutic molecules to the design of the manufacturing plants used to produce them. Just's focus is to create access and value for a global market through scientific and technological innovation. Our state-of-the-art labs and cGMP clinical manufacturing plant are co-located in Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood - the center of Seattle's medical, global health, and technology industries and a noted top emerging life science hub in the U.S. Our fast-growing team of 200 employees is expanding Just's innovative platform and footprint - building our first North American J.POD® commercial manufacturing facility in the Seattle area. For job opportunities, learn more at