Production Scheduler II

Supply Chain/Logistics | Santa Ana | CA

Job Function:
We are hiring a Production Scheduler II. Production Scheduler is responsible for creating and scheduling work orders for production. The Production Scheduler will support FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific’s growth by developing detailed production schedules and leading efforts to optimize asset utilization while delivering superior internal customer satisfaction. To be successful, this individual will be required to be detailed-oriented, data driven, self-motivated, cost conscious, respectful, and work well in a complex but dynamic team environment.


Job Duties:

  • Collaborate with Product Planner and Supply Planner to ensure long term raw materials supply availability in forward looking 2 weeks of frozen scheduling time fence and 3 months of forecasted demand
  • Participate in cross-functional CXT team and provide timely update of scheduling activities including issues and challenges to the business stakeholders for joint resolution
  • Process simulation of new business opportunities and provide timely feedback to Marketing on production schedule timing and capability
  • Responsible as liaison of global sites (US, Japan, Nederland) for training of production scheduling personnel in system, processes, and process know-hows
  • Create Powder or Liquid Manufacturing and Packaging Schedule using Jeeves MRP
  • Ensure maximum output of work orders can be schedule based on manufacturing capability
  • Track Manufacturing and Packaging Schedule Attainment Metric
  • Review and creates Work Order for Standard & Custom Powders
  • Determine weekly production schedules based on existing plant capacity and available resources
  • Facilitates Work Order Aging closures with Production
  • Communicate Work in Progress priorities and issues with Operations Management
  • Coordinate with Product Planner on planning value (cycle time) updates in Jeeves
  • Plan, prepare, control, implement, and publish and maintain production schedule communication utilizing available tools such as IS Intranet
  • Update Work Order changes and communicate with Product Planner
  • Analyze rough capacity plans and work flow load leveling for Production Execution
  • Other duties can be assigned



  • A Bachelor’s Degree with concentration in Supply Chain, Operations, Mathematics, Economics, Purchasing, or related science or finance industry is preferred
  • APICS or ISM Certification is preferred but not required
  • Production scheduling experience in Jeeves ERP or other related inventory planning tools preferred
  • Competent and knowledgeable in utilizing best practices in inventory management, APICS, or other Supply Chain organization experience is preferred
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Minimum 3-4 years of production scheduling and/or logistics experiences in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment or equivalent role is preferred
  • Shop floor control or manufacturing resource planning system


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FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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