Material Scheduler

Pfizer Inc. - McPherson, KS4.2

Role Summary:
The Material Scheduler will play a role of leadership maintaining the material process flow for all materials under his responsibility to meet the production demand in compliance with agreed inventory levels and operational budget. The position owns the material Life cycle Management, it’s accountable for material creation, changes, inventory disposition and material obsolescence

Role Responsibilities:
The Material Scheduler is responsible for the following:
Using current MRP system, analyses materials requirements, place purchase orders according to approved supplier lead time.Assure order confirmation, tracking and expedite shipment as necessary.
Responsible for material availability to support production schedule.Provide visibility to warehouse, incoming and laboratories material disposition priorities.
Lead Huddle Board.
Maintain production materials inventory within corporate policy levels and explains inventory variances resulting from excess or low inventory.
In conjunction with master production scheduler, explore alternatives to use slow movers materials to avoid obsolescence.
Define inventory material depletion strategy to support production demand without impacting write-off. Assure project cross charges in a timely manner (if applicable).
Include material to MRB report as necessary. Generate MDO’s.
Vendor material returns coordination.
Generate changes control as required.
Manage invoice resolution P2P (workflows) timely.
Liaison with Procurement team in all aspects of supplier management and supplier improvement programs.
Leads/ support implementation of lean and six sigma projects and initiatives. Develops and implements long-term supply chain and systems strategies to support broad business objectives.
Provide material forecast to suppliers.
Escalate in a timely manner any material situation that may impact production schedule.


High School Diploma required
2+ years related experience in Supply Chain, Business or Related Fields OR 5 years in Pharmaceutical manufacturing process OR 1+ years related experience with BA/BS in Supply Chain Business or Related fields required

M1 certification recommended.
APICS certification (or in progress) recommended.
Cross functional Supply Chain/Manufacturing experience
Strong communication skills
Ability to work independent with a minimal supervision

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EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

Last Date to Apply for Job: May 29, 2019
Eligible for Relocation Package
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
N (Other) (United States of America)
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