Thermo Fisher Scientific Master Scheduler in Cincinnati, Ohio

Job Description

Title: Master Scheduler

Location :

US - Ohio - Cincinnati

Division: Pharma Services Group

Job Description

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Overall Purpose

  • Manages the current shop floor scheduling system. Using data generated from SAP, develops manufacturing and/or packaging schedules that maximize plant efficiency and high client service levels.

  • Responsible for balancing both Commercial and Development systemic planning requirements. When conflicts arise, collaborates with department leaders to determine priorities.

  • Maintains master data, calendars, and other data elements.

  • Co-leads daily 7:30am value stream meeting

  • Coordinates the daily running of the SAP interface program and trouble-shoots any errors that occur as a result of that interface.

  • Collaborates with Planners for required SAP changes to routings or pegging issues as they are found in Taylor.

Key Job Challenges:

  • Balancing needs of both Commercial & PDS while maximizing available equipment and labor resources in manufacturing and packaging.

  • Resolving conflicts identified through scheduling process.

Must haves:

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science Business, Materials Management, or Supply Chain.


  • 3 to 5 years Production Planning, Scheduling & Inventory Management experience preferred

  • 3 to 5 years experience in Manufacturing of pharmaceuticals or similar products

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

  • Demonstrated experience in process improvement

  • Excellent Excel skills including formulas, pivot tables and workbook development

  • Must have abilities to resolve conflict while maintaining strong relationships

  • Must be a strong self-starter, action oriented and a team player

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.