Packaging Planner

Posted 30 Mar 2022

Cleveland, Ohio - United States

Req Id 244726



A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.


This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.

Your Role:

At MilliporeSigma, the Packaging Planner will create, prioritize, and manage packaging process orders ensuring maximum throughput. They will partner with Packaging Staff to adhere to production schedule to ensure shipping timelines are met.

  • Facilitate weekly meetings between packaging and planning department.
  • Act as a subject matter expert (SME) for the planning team.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and prioritize where needed.
  • Continuously improve processes and results.
  • Compiles reports and metrics to ensure the business has proper feedback on performance to objectives metrics.
  • Support Cycle Counting on key components to minimize shortages.
  • Analyze and recommend optimal ordering patterns to purchasing and inventory management.
  • Assist in change control activities as needed.
  • Support and develop systems to track forecast vs actual performance.
  • Maintain a professional outlook and demonstrate respect, initiative, and commitment towards your internal and external customers.
  • Exemplary attendance and adherence to scheduled hours.
  • Miscellaneous duties & tasks as assigned. 


Who You Are:


Minimum Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • 1+ year of Supply Chain Planning experience.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline.
  • 2+ years of experience with DRP, MRP, ERP or other supply chain planning concepts.
  • Advanced proficiency with Excel and proficiency with other MS Office software such as PowerPoint.
  • 2+years of experience with SAP.
  • Strong database management skills.
  • Strong mathematical and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of scheduling techniques and material planning.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to effectively work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to adapt with agility to frequently changing work requirements and deadlines.
  • Detail oriented with excellent organization skills.
  • Working knowledge of ISO standards.
  • Team player with excellent leadership skills.

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What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!


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If you are a resident of NYC, Connecticut or Colorado, you are eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday, for assistance.


The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.


As an employee of the Company, you will be required to comply with all of the Company’s COVID-19 safety protocols and policies. The organization has currently suspended enforcement of its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, but that policy may be reinstated by the Company in its discretion.

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