Manager, Master Scheduling & Planning

Job Locations US-NJ-Florham Park
ID
2021-1722
Category
Technical Operations/ Manufacturing
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Celularity is a next-generation Biotechnology company creating off-the-shelf cellular medicines for Cancer, Infectious Diseases, and Degenerative Diseases.  Our employees are experienced cellular medicine leaders and innovators and are revolutionizing the way the industry approaches hard to treat diseases.

 

The Technical Operations team at Celularity is looking for a dynamic individual to join our technical team as Manager, Master Scheduling and Planning, based in Florham Park, NJ.  You will be responsible for supporting the planning and scheduling within the company’s Technical Operations function. Responsibilities also include establishment of routine manufacturing scheduling and planning to support the function’s upstream and downstream activities for multiple cell and tissue products to meet and exceed manufacturing demand while maintaining efficiency and optimizing output.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee production planning and upstream/downstream process scheduling to support multiple clinical stage and commercial programs. Establish manufacturing planning documentation and forecasts.
  • Collaborate frequently with Manufacturing leadership to understand production capabilities, operational and employed capacity, cleanroom suite allocations, shared manufacturing spaces, etc. and continually work to develop and solidify manufacturing cadence and timing.
  • Work cohesively with cross-functional teams/leads supporting production efficiency, flexibility, and adherence to developed manufacturing schedule. Routine collaboration with Supply Chain and Metrology functions to assure production material and equipment needs are met.  Collaboration with Facilities & Engineering function assure alignment on timing on facility and laboratory shutdowns, etc. is required.
  • Liaise with supply planning function to assure alignment to commercial and clinical demand. Assess impact, develop lead timing and modify production scheduling to support demand changes. Develop and perform simulation scenarios for forecast changes.
  • Establish and drive routine review meetings of developed schedule to assure manufacturing readiness and drive/gain cross-functional alignment.
  • Establish and develop key metrics/KPIs to measure manufacturing timing, schedule adherence, product delivery, capacity, costs, etc. Routinely trend metrics and report to functional leadership. Track and trend to identify areas of opportunity.
  • Routinely create visuals, slides, charts, graphs, etc. to represent current and future manufacturing planning and scheduling. Strong understanding of generating meaningful and impactful presentations and schedules.

Qualifications

  • B.S degree in either a related Scientific field or Management, Operations or Supply Chain related field.
  • Experience working in a cGMP facility
  • 7+ years’ experience with master planning and scheduling. Multiple product experience is a must.
  • 1-2 years’ relevant experience establishing schedules for cell therapy and/or tissue manufacturing operations preferred.
  • Experience in a fast-paced, scientific start-up environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong focus and attention to detail
  • Strong presentation capability required.
  • Dynamic individual with the ability to communicate and engage others. Independent and self-starting.
  • Flexible scheduling required

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