Production & Resource Planning Manager

  • SUPERVISOR: Director, Laboratory Services (India)

    DEPARTMENT: Planning Team

    SUMMARY
    This role works under the direction of the Director, Laboratory Services to develop production plan and
    inventory logistic management plan that aligns with the laboratory business strategy and vision. Also is
    responsible for developing resource planning model to optimize human capital resource in our global
    laboratories with the purpose of enhancing scalability, staff hiring strategy, and productivity processes.
    Additionally, this role is responsible for carrying out specific duties as instructed by the Director,
    Laboratory Services and senior management to establish strategic planning direction, planning policies
    and to aid in project management and planning.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES includes the following, other duties may be
    assigned:

    • Collaborate with and support laboratory site leaders to implement the laboratory business strategy
      and vision
    • Develop resource planner model for forecast of hiring and resource planning associate with
      capacity and intakes projection
    • Enhance resource modeling to track the hiring projection and communicate the process for
      coordination of a laboratory resource and capacity plan
    • Create and communicate the process for coordination of a laboratory business plan; includes
      capacity and production planning; includes inventory logistic and management
    • Optimize and balance workload across all departments and product groups by delivering upon
      defined objectives associated with integration of local demand, specific service requirements,
      infrastructure, and production plans
    • Lead and communicate effectively the reporting matrices with lab management, Human
      Resources, Training Department and other business stakeholders
    • Provide input and coordinate with Business Intelligence for the monitoring and analysis of
      laboratory production metrics
    • Provides ongoing analytical insight and input on key issues, risks and opportunities
    • Identify and prioritize key issues, risks and opportunities for the creation of action plans to
      address identified issues, risks and opportunities
    • Develop long term approaches that redefine problems and opportunities in anticipation of
      changing business conditions
    • Enable to attract and mentor the team members

    QUALIFICATIONS

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

    • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to develop effective working relationships with a diverse group of individuals
    • Good communication skills and ability to listen to and communicate effectively to management, senior management, and peers
    • Ability to build and work in a team culture and a willingness to share technical and business knowledge with team members
    • Ability to resolve conflict, effectively problem solve, and make appropriate decisions through analytical and critical thinking
    • Ability to implement process and standards, and effectively communicate those across the organization
    • Ability to have a deep understanding of the issues and the opportunities arising from doing
      business across language, culture, currency and political system boundaries
    • Proficient computer skills in utilizing Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, SQL
      with hands-on experience with working on databases.) as well as SharePoint
    • Strong self-starter, resulted-oriented and well project management skills.