Finite Scheduler

Date:  May 18, 2024

Stouffville, Canada, Ontario, L4A1H5

Company:  Teva Pharmaceuticals
Job Id:  54850

Who we are

Together, we’re on a mission to make good health more affordable and accessible, to help millions around the world enjoy healthier lives. It’s a mission that bonds our people across nearly 60 countries and a rich, diverse variety of nationalities and backgrounds. Working here means working with the world’s leading manufacturer of generic medicines, and the proud producer of many of the products on the World Health Organization’s Essential Medicines List. Today, at least 200 million people around the world take one of our medicines every single day. An amazing number, but we’re always looking for new ways to continue making a difference, and new people to make a difference with.

The opportunity

We are currently seeking a Finite Scheduler to join our team.  This is a full time opportunity, located in Stouffville Ontario. 

The tasks and responsibilities of the Finite Scheduler will include but are not limited to:

  • Utilize the DS scheduling tool / RRP3 to maintain system dates within SAP
  • Develop, maintain and publish the detailed finite schedule in the DS scheduler tool using end to end sequencing
  • Ability to work with internal supervisors/managers and support departments to accurately schedule the business needs, with inputs/recommendations to be reflected in the finite schedule
  • Identify and elevate issues to the Master Scheduler or SC Manager that may impact the weekly commitments that cannot be resolved in this horizon
  • Convert firm planned orders into discrete orders and utilize the ERP scheduling tool to ensure schedules within the 4-5 week horizon are realistic and achievable
  • Manage and reissue process orders into MES to ensure alignment with dispensing activities
  • Ensure jobs are issued with the proper documentation in line with the desired formula’s and routing as defined within SAP
  • Load all jobs into the weekly RTE file and distribute to pertinent departments
  • Lead weekly interdepartmental RTE call to ensure manufacturing/packaging readiness in the frozen horizon and beyond
  • Track RTE metrics, and highlight and manage RTE action items
  • Communicate material and document requirements to supporting departments to ensure priorities are established in other departments to support the MPS in the firm zones
  • Plan accordingly the required “planned” downtime due to PMs, Engineering and other requirements.  Communicate the start dates to impacted departments
  • Lead weekly forward-looking draft reviews with the operations team to identify any challenges, improvements or execution issues that impact C+1 and beyond 
  • Work with Production Coordinator to ensure the required production documents and materials are available and will be delivered within the requested timeframe
  • Support by attending the daily manufacturing shop floor meetings (Lean, Tier, Mon->Fri)
  • Publish Weekly schedule metrics including monthly projection plans, workcenter utlization/execution, RTE readiness, risk factors, scheduled downtimes
  • Support the root cause/corrective actions of all underlying scheduling misses
  • Support the S&OP process by maintaining a detailed and capacity/materials-planned 3 month horizon
  • Manage the frozen/firm zone to ensure that the delivery of bulk adheres to market requirements/FG plan
  • Help direct the operations team with process improvement reviews/activities
  • Back up Sr. Finite Scheduler with such duties as:
  • Develop, issue and publish the detailed finite schedule in the ERP scheduler using end to end sequencing to ensure the release of Finished Goods
  • Manage the frozen/firm zone to ensure that the delivery of the bulk/finished goods are aligned with defined due dates
  • Establish achievable production schedules as specified in the routings and available head counts.

Your experience and qualifications

  • College Diploma or University degree in Science, Business, Engineering or Supply Chain
  • CPIM is preferred
  • 3+ years’ experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment (pharmaceutical industry preferred).
  • Working knowledge of how to build finite schedules in Manufacturing, Packaging and supporting areas
  • Solid understanding of S&OP and GMP processes
  • Experience working in a production plant
  • ERP systems, MS Office package

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