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Production Scheduler (m/w/d)

Country:  Germany
City:  Aachen
Department:  Global Operations & Production
Job ID:  43424


Our people in Manufacturing & Global Operations share two priorities: getting things done and making things better. If you’re a dynamic person with a positive mindset, you’ll fit in well here. It’s an international team with a powerful spirit of collaboration. Together, we make sure our products meet the highest standards of quality by constantly searching for ways to improve at every stage of our value chain – from the raw materials we buy through to the logistics network that brings our medicines to patients. Join our team and help us make an even bigger contribution to Grünenthal’s future.


What the job looks like

Each day you´ll enjoy a variety of challenges, such as:

  • Holding responsibilities to resolve manufacturing issues and communicating the potential impact to key business partners
  • Creating and maintaining a constrained master production schedule (MPS) and coordinate with all team members to craft the daily, weekly and even monthly schedules for a production project
  • Assist production members with timely responses to simultaneous production issues
  • Planning and freezing period management of production activities (Rescheduling, Reworks, Outsourced WIPS)
  • Coordinate production workflow for one or multiple products
  • Plan and prioritize operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay
  • Determine equipment and resources needed to cover production needs
  • Providing asset specific input to the End to End Supply Chain configuration process and ensure planning master data (safety stock, lead times) in the ERP system are up to date


What you´ll bring to the table

To make the most of this role and truly thrive, you should have:

  • Successfully finished an apprenticeship as an Industrial Clerk or Bachelor Degree in Business with focus on Supply Chain, Master Degree Preferable and equivalent Supply Chain Certification (APICS/IBF) Desirable
  • More than 2 years of work experience in Production Planning / Scheduling,   Material and Supply Planning in a Medical/ Pharmaceutical or Consumer industry (FMCG)
  • Experience with ERP (SAP/APO/SNP) & Advanced Planning Systems is preferred
  • Experience in the field of different analysis and presentation models
  • Good communication skills (appropriate for influence and connect with Internal and external Stakeholders)
  • Experience to work in a matrix structure and cross-functionally
  • Data mining & reporting skills through Planning tools or equivalent
  • Strong organization skills and an aptitude for planning
  • Ability to share knowledge and personal experience with peers. Coach others when appropriate
  • Ability to build strong collaborative relationships, considering diverse perspectives and styles
  • German and English language skills required



About Grünenthal

Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. As a science-based, fully-integrated pharmaceutical company, we have a long track record of bringing innovative treatments and state-of-the-art technologies to patients worldwide. Our purpose is to change lives for the better – and innovation is our passion. We are focusing all of our activities and efforts on working towards our vision of a world free of pain.

Grünenthal is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, and has affiliates in 28 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in approx. 100 countries. In 2022, Grünenthal employed around 4,400 people and achieved revenues of € 1.7 bn.

Your HR contact:
Sandra Friske

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