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Laboratory Planner and Scheduler

McPherson, Berry & Associates Inc.
Eugene, OR
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description



The role is for a leader in life sciences engineering and technical solutions with more than twenty-two years in the industry. The company holds a comprehensive portfolio of technical support and solutions for the FDA-regulated industry. They have the knowledge and experience to ensure compliance with pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device safety and efficacy guidelines. With offices in Caguas, PR, Boston, MA & San Francisco, CA we serve life sciences clients in six global markets: United States, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Germany, Canada, and South America.



  • Will plan and schedule available resources and materials for activities associated with calibrations, preventive, and corrective maintenance in the most effective and efficient way.
  • Review and approve/disapprove incoming work requests.
  • Develop and report work backlog reports.
  • Develop the detailed work scope and set up forecasts for resource allocation to ensure calibration, preventive, and corrective work activities are completed in conjunction with manufacturing operations activities.
  • Is responsible for overseeing work order activity compliance with respective regulatory requirements (i.e., FDA, DEA, OSHA).
  • Manage Work through the Computerized Maintenance Management System.
  • Review of Field Service reports to identify follow-up work requirements and include them in respective calibration, preventive, or corrective maintenance work orders.
  • Optimization of Calibration/Preventive Maintenance Plans.
  • Improve productivity and work quality by anticipating and eliminating potential delays through planning and coordination of labor, parts and material, tools, and equipment, required permits, specialized documentation, and equipment access.
  • Compiles and maintains the Master Schedule to establish a sequence and lead time of each operation to meet scheduling dates according to production forecast or machine-specific needs
  • Accurate coordination among laboratory/manufacturing operations, field service engineers, service providers/subcontractors, and or suppliers.
  • Plan, execute, and provides purchase requisitions and purchase orders to suppliers for materials, parts, supplies, and equipment in a timely and cost-effective manner while maintaining appropriate quality standards and specifications met.
  • Initiate Incident Notifications as per client procedures for Out of Tolerance calibrations.
  • Create Equipment Records in the CMMS for new equipment.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering (Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical, Biomedical.
  • In lieu of a degree, a 2-year college technical school with 10+ years of experience is required, or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
  • Experience in a laboratory/manufacturing maintenance environment is highly preferred.
Company Description
McPherson|Berry is an industry award winning firm providing HR consulting, HRIS technology, leadership development, drive diversity, equity & inclusion initiatives, and capacity building solutions to grow organizations. We offer world-class talent management solutions in various sectors, industries, and size organizations.

McPherson, Berry & Associates Inc.


Eugene, OR