Shire Operation Specialist I - Scheduler in Social Circle, Georgia

Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We have best-in-class products available in more than 100 countries across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal / Internal Medicine / Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; a growing franchise in Oncology; and an emerging, innovative pipeline in Ophthalmics.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Independently develop schedules for manufacturing using system tools.

  • Coordinate scheduling activities with support groups.

  • Support work order reconciliation for your assigned area

  • Revise existing or initiate new SOPs, Job aids, and Structured on the Job Training (SOJT) associated to material inventory, handling, and manufacturing scheduling process.

  • Work with inventory coordinator to schedule, coordinate, and execute material transfers that include non-hazardous, hazardous and flammable chemicals to support manufacturing schedule adherence.

  • Containment of issues as they arise on shift and effective escalation of issues as needed.

  • Partner with supply chain planning to understand demand forecast and determine appropriate production plans.

  • Manage reporting tools and metrics that support department and team goals.

  • Contribute to a culture of safety first in compliance with Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS). Understand and follow Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) packets.

  • Train and explain process to others and ensure execution of processes in production while strictly adhering to cGMP, environmental health and safety guidelines and any other related regulations which could apply.Qualifications:

  • Must have a general understanding of the business and strategic plan.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills are required.

  • Must have excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills; able to efficiently communicate with cross- functional teams and management on recommended course of action, with minimal assistance.

  • Must have good interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively and efficiently in a team-based environment.

  • Self-driven individual that requires minimal supervision

  • Must have proficient computer skills and be experienced using MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project).

  • Ability to prioritize in a fast paced environment.

  • Basic knowledge of lean manufacturing systems (Ex. Kaizen, Kanban, 5S).

  • Must have a customer service and leadership attitude.

  • Must be able to read and follow detailed written instructions and have good verbal/written communication skills.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science degree required (prefer Operations, Logistics, Science, or similar degree)

  • Minimum two years relevant professional (GMP industry) experience preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to perform in a high performing workforce

  • JDE or equivalent ERP (enterprise resource planning) system knowledge preferable

  • Scheduling experience strongly preferred. (Experience with Orchestrate planning tool is a plus)

Notice to Employment / Recruitment Agents:

Employment / Recruitment agents may only submit candidates for vacancies only if they have written authorization to do so from Shire’s Talent Acquisition department. Any agency candidate submission may only be submitted to positions opened to the agency through the specific Agency Portal. Shire will only pay a fee for candidates submitted or presented where there is a fully executed contract in place between the Employment / Recruitment agents and Shire and only if the candidate is submitted via the Agency Portal. Candidates submitted or presented by Employment / Recruitment Agents without a fully executed contract or submitted through this site shall not be deemed to form part of any Engagement for which the Agency may claim remuneration.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Shire is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Shire will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.

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Reasonable Accommodations

Shire is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please call 484-595-8400 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine/Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; and a growing franchise in Oncology.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.