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Sr Production Planner

AMPAC Fine Chemicals
Rancho Cordova, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

AMPAC Fine Chemicals (AFC), an SK pharmteco company, is a custom manufacturer of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs, Drug Substances) and registered intermediates for customers in the pharmaceutical industry. Our integrated facilities located in California, Texas, and Virginia specialize in process development, scale-up, and cGMP compliant production from kilograms to multi-ton quantities.

We are looking for a Sr. Production Planner to join our Logistics group at our Rancho Cordova, CA location. This is an on-site position. We will assist with relocation.

  • Evaluates and calculates material and capacity constraints in order to assist the production managers and engineers in developing short to mid-range material and capacity plans.
  • Coordinates and communicates with appropriate manufacturing managers, product managers, and engineers the production schedules in accordance with the Production Plan.
  • Initiates, publishes and distributes the required documentation generated from the Oracle E-Business Suite ERP system (v 11i).
  • Ensures that all related raw material(s) and components are scheduled, available and QA released prior to releasing to manufacturing. Interfaces with Purchasing, Quality Assurance and Warehouse for verification of raw material availability. Manages and monitors Material Requirement Plans in Oracle E-Business Suite ERP system (v 11i).
  • Ensures raw material inventory is available when needed to support manufacturing. Ensures inventory accuracy and inventory control goals are met. Maintain inventory turns for raw materials as agreed upon with management.
  • Responsible for tracking and taking appropriate inventory control actions regarding short dated or expired finished goods and WIP inventories.
  • Responsible for tracking, analyzing and presenting plant performance data. Ensures that all material and capacity analysis is done in a timely manner so that management can make accurate the best long term plans for overall plant loading.


  • Bachelor's Degree, or a technical degree plus significant related work experience.
  • APICS certification highly preferred


  • Minimum 7 years experience in Material Management, particularly in inventory planning, forecasting and both short and long term planning.
  • Minimum 3 years direct master schedule experience in a “make to order” environment.


  • Required understanding of an MRPII system in the pharmaceutical industry.

  • Strong working knowledge of Excel including macro language (Visual Basic).

AMPAC offers competitive salaries, benefits and 401k that starts on the first of the month after hire date, gym stipend, 12 paid holidays, etc.

AMPAC is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics, both state and federal.

AMPAC Fine Chemicals


Rancho Cordova, CA
95741 USA



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