Production Planner

Organization
Asuragen, Inc.
Job Location
2150 Woodward St.
Suite 100
Austin, TX 78744
Benefits

We invest in your well being: health and dental coverage, stock options for every employee, wellness initiatives, disability coverage, 401(k) plan, professional development and more.

Job Description
  • Prepares material requirements plan and coordinates with supply chain department to ensure timely delivery of production materials.
  • Supports intradepartmental requests for materials, including verifying availability and issuing from inventory management system.
  • Creates and updates bills of materials and routers to ensure accuracy.
  • Monitors inventory levels and coordinates restocking of common reagents.
  • Submits purchase requisitions and online orders for raw materials.
  • Generates work orders and production paperwork.
  • Analyzes planned labor hours based on historical data.
  • Participates in lean manufacturing/Kaizen events for process improvement.
  • All other duties as assigned.
Requirements

Bachelors degree in a related field from an accredited four-year college or university, 1-2 years
production planning experience; or a combination of educational and applicable work experience.
Knowledge of production and inventory control principles (MRP, reorder points).

Preferable Skills and Attributes:

  • Skilled in the use of software programs such as Microsoft Office and database management programs
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, including Pivot Tables
  • Lean manufacturing experience
  • APICS training
  • Detail oriented and highly organized
  • Ability to balance concurrent and sometimes competing demands to minimize supply interruptions
  • Effective communication skills
  • Personable and has a positive attitude
  • Reliable attendance
About Our Organization

Asuragen is a global diagnostic products company delivering solutions that build knowledge and understanding of complex clinical questions. Asuragen’s application of its deep scientific heritage and molecular expertise delivers diagnostic products in oncology and genetics that provide the best answers with optimal workflows – so time can be spent delivering actionable insights, rather than searching for them. With innovative approaches to kit development and a broad range of molecular chemistries, Asuragen produces assays that ensure reproducible results. From discovery and development to regulatory support to global commercialization, we also provide a tailored approach that efficiently delivers custom and companion diagnostic products for our partners. Asuragen is located in Austin, Texas, which is consistently ranked in the top 10 of “best places to live” list of US cities. Asuragen offers a competitive salary, medical, dental, disability and life insurance, a 401(k) plan with company matching contributions, employee stock option plan, and a tuition reimbursement plan.

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