Johnson & Johnson Careers

Master Production Scheduler

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Inventory Planning/Control

Job Description

Requisition ID: 5038180305

Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Master Production Scheduler located in Lancaster, PA.

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies touches more than a billion people’s lives each day through our health care products and services, our corporate giving, and the volunteer efforts of our employees. The Johnson & Johnson Group of Consumer Companies develop and market beloved brands that address the needs of consumers and health care professionals worldwide. Our portfolio ranges across several distinct business units: Baby Care, Oral Care, Compromised Skin Care, Beauty, Feminine Care, and Over-The-Counter (OTC) products.

Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Position Summary

Manages and develops work processes that integrate customer delivery requirements into manufacturing plans.

Execute the preparation of long-term supply plans and supervise production schedules for manufacturing.

Responsible for meeting customer service goals, optimizing inventory, capacity utilization, and production efficiencies.

Supervise production scheduling activities, as needed.


Attend GMP training on the schedule designated for my role and as appropriate for my role

Manages the planning and preparation of production schedules for manufacturing.

Develops and implements production planning policies, standards, guidelines, technology and procedures.

Maintains compliance with company policies in regards to all safety and approves production scheduling.

Responsible for FG and bulk inventory

Responsible for UFR and V-report related activities

Responsible for scenario planning and iS&OP activities

Responsible for escalation of any NC/Equip/Labor issues that may impact service

Analyzes production specifications and plant capacity data and performs mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing processes, material, personnel and tools

Provides a closed loop connection between constraint plan, manufacturing capacity/build plans, and the total revenue plan

Submits production planning report to management and develops solutions to address the potential production problems. Analyzes results and initiates appropriate action to meet business goals

Ensure participation in new product launch meetings and new product forecasts as a business partner

Develops a master schedule to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet shipping dates required by forecasts or customer orders. Effectively manage to optimum inventory levels.

Individual will perform planning and related data analysis needed for cross-functional projects

Effectively partner with all internal and external business partners

Responsible for delivering the RCCP/ S&OP processes in the plant

Updates STOs for redeploys based on the latest supply plan

Builds and maintains strong working relationship with Affiliate customers

Leverages an understanding of leading practices to drive continuous improvement in rough cut capacity planning (RCCP), Master Production Scheduling (MPS), S&OP processes through the use of systems and crossfunctional processes.

Knowledge of Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and Detailed scheduling concepts

Demonstrates an understanding of the implications of incorrect master data on the outcomes of the production planning process

Proactive to provide business solutions upon identifying manufacturing/supply issues


A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required

A minimum of 4 years of overall business experience is required

Candidate must be able to demonstrate successful leadership, planning management expertise, and strategic thinking

Experience should demonstrate strong cross-functional business acumen and ability to influence

Familiarity with (local) regulations, GMP, ISO requirements is preferred

Strong analytical and quantitative skills are required 

Proficiency with ERP system (SAP) is preferred 

Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools is required 

Basic knowledge of master data elements and function within ERP system is preferred

Must be able to demonstrate initiative and lateral thinking to problem solve/troubleshoot

Strong decision-making and communication skills are required 

This position is located in Lancaster, PA, and up to 10% of domestic travel is required

Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-Lancaster
J & J Consumer Inc. (6101)
Job Function
Inventory Planning/Control
Requisition ID