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Manufacturing Scheduler

CAMRIS International Silver Spring, MD

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

CAMRIS International, LLC is a medical research and development firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. We combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. Our core practice areas include HIV/AIDS, microbiology and infectious disease research, vaccine research, development and production, global health security, biodefense, and clinical research. 


We are seeking a CDMO Manufacturing Scheduler to support the Pilot BioProduction Facility (PBF) at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) in Silver Spring, Maryland. Reporting to the PBF Business Account Manager and supporting the Site Leadership Office, the PBF Manufacturing Scheduler role will be accountable for scheduling all manufacturing, quality, and facility related activities to support and optimize PBF CDMO services. PBF is a development and phase 1 clinical contract manufacturing site with both drug substance and drug product capability. 


The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating and scheduling all manufacturing activities, driving solutions to scheduling conflicts and supporting manufacturing and critical WRAIR mission priorities. They will work with a diverse set of colleagues in Manufacturing, Development, Quality Control, and Facilities, and will coordinate tasks as required by Army and CAMRIS leadership. We are seeking someone with exceptional people skills who want to work in a supportive fast-paced environment.

  • Supporting the Army site director and AOR in solving scheduling challenges.
  • Supporting the BD Account Manager, Assistant Program Manager and PBF Program Manager in compiling metrics and Gantt charts for reporting.
  • Responsible for scheduling, optimizing and tracking execution of all manufacturing activities within the facility.
  • Hosts scheduling meetings and drives input of schedule data through direct stakeholder communication.
  • Performs scheduling, communication and administration functions.
  • Coordinates routine daily development manufacturing activities manage scheduling conflicts.
  • Applies scheduling expertise to develop, maintain and continuously improve manufacturing scheduling systems.
  • Develops new tools to organize manufacturing operations and drives continuous improvement in efficiency, time reduction and cost reduction.
  • Works closely with Technical SMEs, Project Management, Clinical, Quality, Formulation, Development, Supply Chain and other groups to meet company manufacturing priorities and support all manufacturing needs.
  • Works closely with EHS and Facility Engineering to support facility logistics.
  • Serves as the main point of contact for all manufacturing related activities.
  • Provide maintenance work planning and scheduling function for a self-directed work team.
  • Coordination of subcontracting activities including calibration services.
  • Publish weekly look-ahead and monthly forecast schedules in the conference room.
  • Perform other job-related duties and special projects as requested.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Progressive manufacturing facility scheduling experience and/or experience in a related role.
  • Demonstrated scheduling and/or project management experience.
  • Experience with manual and software-based scheduling tools.
  • Energetic, innovative self-starter with excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage numerous issues simultaneously.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, cross-functional work environment.

Preferred Experience

  • Background in analytical or process development of vaccines and biologics.
  • Background in a biotech or pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in the contract development and manufacturing operations industry.
  • Expertise in 6 Sigma, 6S, Toyota manufacturing system and other best practice systems is a plus.
  • Experience with cGMP requirements for pharmaceutical manufacturing and GMP processing equipment.
  • Experience with building or updating software-based scheduling tools.
  • Experience with Quality systems, Standard Operating Procedures, document control.
  • Applied computer and Microsoft Office skills for budgeting and reporting.

CAMRIS International, LLC offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at CAMRIS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by any applicable federal, state, or local law.


Full vaccination against COVID-19, defined as two doses of Moderna, two doses of Pfizer, or one dose of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen, is required for this position.



CAMRIS International


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