Catalent Pharma Solutions Associate Materials Planner in Harmans, Maryland
Catalent hires people with a passion to make a difference to the health of millions of people globally. Your expertise, coupled with Catalent’s advanced technologies and collaboration with thousands of innovative pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare companies, will help bring life-enhancing products to the people you know and love. Your talents, ideas and passion are essential to our mission; to develop, manufacture and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Interested in learning more about life at Catalent? Start here
Catalent Pharma Solutions is looking to hire an Associate Materials Planner to support our Gene Therapy Team in Harmans, MD.
The Associate Materials Planner is responsible for managing all material related Planning activities needed to meet pre-clinical, early to late phase clinical, commercial, and process development manufacturing requirements.
The Associate Materials Planner role is critical to our patients as this individual is to coordinate and improve the material planning function within Catalent through the implementation of planning best practices and the full utilization of an ERP system. This position will closely interface with Finance, Process Development, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, MS & T, and Project Management to ensure that all Manufacturing requirements are met and on-schedule.
Catalent Cell & Gene Therapy is a premier development and manufacturing organization supporting the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Catalent focuses on bringing client drug compounds from discovery to the clinic with services that include analytical development, pre-formulation testing, formulation development, GMP manufacturing and stability storage and testing.
At Catalent Cell & Gene Therapy, we recruit and develop exceptional individuals with a passion for science and determination to excel. We offer a technically challenging and stimulating environment and the opportunity to learn from the best.
Planning / Scheduling
Support the execution of material requirements planning for multiple manufacturing sites and multiple products.
Ensure daily production requirements are achieved to meet the Master Production Schedule (MPS). This will include expediting and follow-ups with various departments within the organization.
Support the execute / monitor MRP calculations and messages.
Drive maximum utilization of the ERP system (QAD) for all MRP functions and inventory control.
Create and manage electronic Bills of Material, Production Orders, and Routings.
Interface with the Manufacturing and Quality groups to resolve material availability and production tracking issues on a real time basis.
Monitor the “MRP to consumption” flow of materials from receipt to issuance; including release testing and material disposition.
Coordinate production, inventory management, and procurement activities by partnering with the Master Scheduler, Manufacturing, Materials Control, and Project Management.
Work with Supply Chain to develop and implement inventory and planning strategies to support both MRP and non-MRP activities (i.e. reorder point planning, Kanban programs, safety stock demand planning, ABC categorization, etc.).
Contribute to the lifecycle management process to optimize inventory, mitigate material expiry, and reduce scrap.
ERP / Metrics
Contribute to all Planning related ERP system Master Data.
Act as a Supply Chain team member for all ERP system upgrades or new implementations.
Develop and report appropriate Planning related metrics to inform the organization and drive continuous improvement
Bachelor’s degree preferred (will consider reduced experience with increased levels of education in applicable discipline).
Previous material planning experience preferred, but other Supply Chain and/or Manufacturing Operations experience will be considered.
Intermediate/Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products
Catalent’s Standard Leadership Competencies
Leads with Integrity and Respect
Demonstrates Business Acumen
Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork
Engages and Inspires
Coaches and Develops
Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K are all offered from day one of employment
19 days of paid time off annually and 8paid holidays
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.
Catalent is committed to the health and safety of its employees, visitors and the customers and patients we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and on-boarding processes to maintain everyone’s safety. The Human Resources teams will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage.
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Catalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to DisabilityAccommodations@catalent.com. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.
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Your talents, ideas, and passion are essential to our mission: to develop, manufacture, and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Join us!
personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.
Catalent is the perfect place to grow your career if…
You enjoy the fast pace of a start-up, but want the opportunities and stability of a growing, publicly traded company (Listed on NYSE: CTLT).
You want meaningful work. From cough treatments to cancer-fighting drugs, biologics, and vitamins, we help develop, launch, and supply over 200 new products each year – more than any branded drug maker in the world!
You want to plant your career in a growing company. Over the last five years, Catalent has re-invested more than $2 billion back into the company and its people.
You are excited about learning, collaborating, and growing alongside a global diverse team. Our team of more than 11,000 comes to work every day ready to overcome new challenges with teamwork, advanced technologies, and a passion to deliver by putting patients first.
You want to make a global impact! From North America to Europe, Asia to Latin America, we have innovative science and manufacturing teams who are looking for YOU!
See how our teams are making a difference, while growing their careers and fulfilling our mission by putting patients first every day here.
Catalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email along with the job number and title to Jobs@catalent.com. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be routed to a recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.