Production Planner



Software Engineering, Product
Frederick, MD, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024

This role is your chance to work at the ground breaking; embracing constant challenges that stimulate intellectual growth and learning.

As a Production Planner, you will control commercial scale raw materials planning at the Frederick Manufacturing Center (FMC). You will create and maintain material masters and raw materials planning using MRP, manage inventory to target valuation and turns, and work proactively to optimize procurement and inventory control processes. You will also collaborate with various departments including Procurement, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Logistics and Finance.

Essential Skills/Experience:
- BS degree in business administration or related materials management field
- Minimum of 3 years professional experience in planning, preferably in a technical/scientific arena
- Strong knowledge of change control

-Strong knowledge of planning
- Strong knowledge of Microsoft (Excel, Access, Word, and Outlook)
- Project Leadership Experience on cross functional teams

Desirable Skills/Experience:
- Science or technical undergraduate degree preferred

When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we ignite confident thinking with the power to inspire life-changing medicines. In-person working gives us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. That’s why we work, on average, a minimum of five days per week from the facility. But that doesn't mean we’re not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our outstanding and promising world.

Why AstraZeneca?
With constant new products and launches, there's never been a better time to join Supply Chain and shape our future with a big contribution to life-changing medicines. Our resilience helps us to thrive as we innovate and evolve. Ours is a safe and positive space where we are encouraged to actively participate by sharing ideas, and problem-solving. United behind a common goal to succeed, we take our collective takeaways and work as a team to broaden the bounds of Supply Chain.

Ready to make an impact? Apply now and join us in our voyage to push the boundaries of science and make a difference!

Date Posted


Closing Date

30-Mar-2024Our mission is to build an inclusive and equitable environment. We want people to feel they belong at AstraZeneca and Alexion, starting with our recruitment process. We welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of characteristics. We offer reasonable adjustments/accommodations to help all candidates to perform at their best. If you have a need for any adjustments/accommodations, please complete the section in the application form.AstraZeneca requires all US employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 but will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required by applicable law.