Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd

MinION is a pocket-sized portable device used for real-time biological analysis. It is adaptable to the analysis of DNA, RNA, or proteins. MinION's simple workflow allows end-to-end experiments in many environments.

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PromethION combines MinION's simplicity of use with greater workflow flexibility through scale and a modular design. Increase throughput by analysing the same sample simultaneously in multiple flow cells, or run different samples concurrently.

The GridION system, currently in development, is a scalable real-time analysis system designed to analyse single molecules such as DNA, RNA and proteins.

Metrichor provides a cloud-based platform for real time analysis of data from nanopore devices. Applications available through Metrichor will expand with the ultimate goal of enabling the analysis of any living thing, by any user, in any environment.

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Vacancy for Biologics Production Scheduler

Geographical Location: Oxford
Salary: Competitive
Employment Type: Full Time

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Job Description

The Role

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join the Supply Chain Team as a Production Scheduler. This exciting and challenging role is responsible for managing and executing production schedules in accordance with business strategies and policies. 

Reporting to the Associate Director Sales and Operations Planning, the successful candidate will play a pivotal role in managing and executing production schedules for Biologics.

The Details

  • Manage a production schedule to support internal operations and supply base and analyse customer demand/forecast for long and short term capacity taking into consideration lead times, product life cycles and production capacity
  • Working with the Biologics team and Product Management and responsible for the maintenance and successful execution of the Production Schedule in AX Dynamics
  • Track production to schedule to ensure achieving committed delivery dates
  • Communicate with stakeholders, ensuring a proactive approach to scheduling is achieved
  • Working with operations team, responsible for the creation, maintenance and successful execution of the Production Schedule in AX Dynamics
  • Satisfying both internal and external customer requirements, whilst considering internal manufacturing capacity constraints and business KPI’s.
  • Work very closely with the Production, Logistics and 3PL functions on a day-to-day basis, ensuring the plan is delivered on time
  • Manage all works order and procurement requirements in AX Dynamics.
  • Present accurate feedback to the business on KPI’s
  • Manage obsolete and slow moving raw materials
  • Highlight and escalate concerns which may impact the customer or business
  • Good team player with customer focus, demonstrate sense of urgency to resolve conflicts as they arise and the ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility to handle a broad range of responsibilities as well as the ability to manage projects simultaneously
  • Solid analytical skills and attention to detail

What We Are Looking For

Demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills, a keen eye for detail and the ability to effectively handle multiple priorities. Able to evaluate situations, identify options and implement effective solutions quickly and efficiently.

Be highly collaborative and able to work in a fast-paced and team-based environment.

Have an excellent working knowledge of BOM’s/routings, manufacturing processes and operations and MRP/ERP setup. Ideally conversant with Demand Driven MRP.

Skilled in commercial and financial acumen with a full understanding of the impact of failure in terms of business cost, production schedules and customer order fulfilment.

Exceptional interpersonal/written communication skills; can effectively interact with all levels of management. Strong PC skills (AX Dynamics, Excel, PowerPoint)

The candidate will be educated to Degree level in Business Management or Supply Chain Management, APICS or CIPS qualification with previous experience of working manufacturing KPI environment

Proven experience with complex planning, forecasting and product lifecycle programs.

Minimum 5 years of supply chain/scheduling experience.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.

Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.

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