Production Planner (ADX-268-20)

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Production Planner (ADX-268-20)
 

THE COMPANY: ArcherDX, Inc. - www.ArcherDX.com

 

ArcherDX is advancing molecular diagnostics with a robust technology platform for genetic mutation detection by next-generation sequencing. By combining patented Anchored Multiplex PCR (AMP™) chemistry in an easy-to-use, lyophilized format and powerful bioinformatics software, the Archer® platform enhance genetic mutation identification. ArcherDX provides oncology-focused research products and is pursuing regulatory approval for multiple companion diagnostic assays. ArcherDX is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado. Learn more at www.archerdx.com and follow @ArcherDXInc on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. 

 
POSITION SUMMARY:
 
The Production Planner is responsible for coordinating production workflow for one or multiple products, planning and prioritizing operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay. The Production Planner also determines the raw materials and consumable inventory to needed to support production demand. This role will coordinate closely with the Manufacturing teams to ensure proper capacity planning for the given production suite can be obtained from given forecasting needs.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Job performance will involve a variety of activities including:
  • Schedule usage of production materials to ensure optimal production levels
  • Monitor material supply flow and identify any shortages or bottlenecks in usage
  • Manage deadlines to meet Operational On-Time-Delivery (OTD)
  • anticipate program needs, and expedite material and material requirements for production, manufacturing or kitting operations.
  • Assist in identifying production and kitting needs with the Manufacturing teams
  • Plan sequential manufacturing and kitting operations; may estimate and generate production schedules to accommodate the master schedule.
  • Provide continued information to update project schedules.
  • Write and maintain manufacturing routers, configuration requirements, and material traceability documentation.
  • Support inventory management strategies based on Kanban needs, requested inventory order point, and ERP system strategy.
  • Create and utilize purchase requisitions through approval.
  • Anticipate material/ part shortages or delays and expedite as required to eliminate project schedule impacts.
  • Assist Manufacturing to plan and coordinate equipment requirements and cost estimates for production manufacturing and kitting operations.
  • Identify long lead procurement and fabrication needs.
  • Provide material and manufacturing status reports.
  • Maintain strict adherence to business process and government compliance.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.
 
EXPERIENCE:
  • Technical certifications such as an APICS certification preferred
  • 2+ years’ experience as a production planner in the industry, preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational and time-management skills
  • Strong regard for product quality and safety standards
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
 
KEY ATTRIBUTES:
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook required
  • Attention to detail and proficient in data entry
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and work effectively in a team environment
 
EDUCATION:
  • High school/ GED diploma required
  • Bachelor’s Degree or some college preferred
 
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Location

Conveniently located minutes from downtown Boulder via Pearl Street or the Goose Creek Path. Easily commutable from all directions.

An Insider's view of ArcherDX

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Collaborative - when I walk through the ArcherDX office at any time of day, I can see cross-functional collaboration in action. Our team members are constantly connecting in structured and unstructured meetings to solve problems and achieve goals.

Sarah

Corporate Recruiter

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Collaboration between functional groups is key to the Logistics team's success at Archer. Working closely with Sales, Manufacturing, Assay Development, Customer Support, Finance and QA allows us to provide better customer service by improving our processes, troubleshoot, brainstorm new ideas, learn from each other and share our best "dad" jokes.

Judy

Logistics Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Creativity requires a break from the routine and the screen. Here at Archer the team gets creative through walks to the food trucks, lunch runs, climbing gym sessions or a few end of the week craft brews. Some of our best algorithms were developed or refined on the climbing gym mat.

Aaron

VP of Bioinformatics and Commercial Development

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

The marketing team brings in and drives the voice of our customers across the organization. Each strategic decision we make at ArcherDX is informed by a deep, customer-centric approach, where we use our insights to better understand how we can deliver an exceptional experience and aim to positively impact the lives of the patients we serve!

Ali

Director, Global Marketing

What are ArcherDX Perks + Benefits

ArcherDX Benefits Overview

ArcherDX offers a competitive and generous benefit package including:

• Medical PPO or HMO and Dental-82% of monthly premium covered by the company
• Optional vision, life, FSA, dependent care plans
• Basic AD&D, Short and Long Term disability-covered 100% by the company
• 160 hours PTO per calendar after three months of service
• 6-weeks parental leave covered 100% by the company
• 401K with company match with potential of up to $2000/year
• 2019 bonus - 5% based on company objectives (for non-commissioned employees)
• Company stock options for all employees
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Ecopass

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Company sponsored family events
Archer sponsors family oriented events annually. This year, we had our summer picnic at the Boulder Reservoir.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Archer hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $5250.
Cross functional training encouraged
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