Valeant Pharmaceuticals

  • Senior Materials Planner

    Location US-MO-O’Fallon
    Job ID
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is a diverse pharmaceutical company that is committed to focusing on our key stakeholders while delivering consistently high performance. Our values provide the overall direction for our company, and provide us with the tools necessary to rise to any challenge by leveraging our collective hard work and effort along with our unwavering competitive spirit. These values help us set goals based on our organization’s potential and what we hope it will become.


    Effectively plan production of Manufactured Assemblies and Finished Goods to meet or exceed all global Customer Service level and Inventory goals.


    Synergetics/O’Fallon: includes Shop-Floor/Production planning and shop order creation for all O’Fallon-manufactured end-item product.  Additional planning and coordination with Machining and subassembly manufacturing to support the end-item production plan.


    • Determine daily/weekly production plans to meet actual and forecasted customer demands and maintain safety stocks; coordinate with Manufacturing management.
    • Create shop orders to execute production plans; coordinate with Materials, Manufacturing, and QC groups as required.
    • Maintain Bills of Materials for manufactured and outside processed assemblies; cross-functionally coordinate BoM changes to minimize scrap and disruption to Manufacturing while maintaining Service Level goals.  Coordinate new product set-up with Engineering.
    • Maintain Planning, Routing, Backflushing, Receiving, etc. parameters in the Manufacturing/MRP system.
    • Review and allocate/time-phase orders as required to avoid supply interruptions to customers.
    • Identify and implement improvements to costs, processes, and global planning.
    • Communicate actual and potential supply chain disruptions to local management team as discovered; actively seek solution(s).
    • Key Relationships: 

      -Manufacturing: capacity planning and production prioritization.

      -Materials: coordinate component movement, as required, prioritize MTO Packaging activity.

      -Purchasing: Component change timing and shortage communication.

      -Customer Service: MTO information, Backorder resolution, Order allocation


    • Education (Required):  BA or BS | Education (Preferred): + APCIS certification
    • Experience (Required): 3-5 years using lean MRP/DRP & Manufacturing systems
    • Experience (Preferred): 2+ years using a global DRP system
    • Excellent understanding of MRP/DRP and Manufacturing systems, verbal and written communication skills, change management skills, able to use the standard Microsoft suite of products

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    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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