Planning Supervisor in Torrance, California at Phenomenex

Date Posted: 1/14/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: PHE000153

About Us

Phenomenex is a global technology leader committed to developing novel analytical chemistry solutions that solve the separation and purification challenges of researchers in industrial, clinical, government and academic laboratories. From drug discovery and pharmaceutical development to food safety and environmental analysis, Phenomenex chromatography products, technical services and chemical reference standards accelerate science and help researchers improve global health and well-being. 

Selected by the Wall Street Journal as an "Exceptional Workplace," Phenomenex is defined by its passionate people, dynamic culture and distinctive ingenuity. These common characteristics unify the Phenomenex companies worldwide behind our mission "to promote the growth, prosperity and well-being of those we serve - our customers, our employees, and humanity.


  • To lead planning and scheduling team and working together to
    achieve 95% OTD, optimal turnaround time and keeping the inventory with high
    turn over rate.

    * Coach and mentor staff within planning and scheduling

    * Lead efforts to improve on-time delivery, cost reduction
    and quality of all products and services.

    * Lead and run morning AM meetings effectively with tangible

    * Establish clear procedures for the planning, purchasing
    and manufacturing of products for all product lines within the division. These
    include managing of forecasts, creation of purchase orders, execution of
    internal work orders and maintenance of schedules

    * Develop inventory forecasts and targets

    * Help achieve same day delivery goal for the operation

    * Help achieve inventory levels to a set target

    * Drive cost efficiency within the Supply Chain

    * Monitor KPIs and execute corrective action

    * Help planning and scheduling team to develop monthly
    production plans

    * Create and help facilitate a monthly Sales and Operations
    Planning (S&OP) meetings

    * Utilize capacity models to verify ability to deliver
    future production plans

    * Make recommendations to address capacity issues

    * Lead efforts to optimize inventory levels while
    maintaining customer service levels

    Collaborate with Purchasing and Marketing to find cost
    effective product supply solutions

    * Collaborate with Marketing and R&D on new
    commercialization efforts

    * Participate in plant performance and production cycle

    * Contribute cost savings ideas

Job Requirements


1.    College graduate with Bachelor degree in supply chain, planning and/or  operations 
2. ERP and MRP experience 
3. Production cycle and Leadtime understanding 
4. Forecast and/or Supply planning experience 
5. Has been a leader for at least 3 – 4 years, Associates 2 or more years 
6. Analytical thinker 
7. Knowledge of lean concepts (including 5S, Kanban, etc)  
8. Strong working knowledge of MS excel 
9. Previous working experience in material planning required

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and industrial solutions. Our globally diverse team of 59,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.5B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 2,000% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.