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Omnicell, Inc. Planner/Scheduler II in Milpitas, California

Planner/Scheduler II

Location Milpitas, CA

Job Category Manufacturing

Employment Duration Full-time Regular

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Are you interested in working for an organization dedicated to innovation, customer intimacy, and improving healthcare for everyone? Do you enjoy working in an environment filled with respect and integrity? Are you driven by a will to win? You’re in the right place!

Since 1992, Omnicell has been inspired to create safer and more efficient ways to manage medications across all care settings. As a leading provider of solutions across the continuum of care, we offer a path to fully automated medication management infrastructure, powered by a cloud data platform that supports improved patient care, fewer errors, enhanced safety, and new opportunities for growth.

Our vision for the Autonomous Pharmacy integrates a comprehensive set of solutions powered by the Omnicell Cloud Data Platform across three key areas: Automation – solutions designed to digitize and streamline workflows; Intelligence – actionable insights to better understand medication usage and improve pharmacy supply chain management; and Work – expert services that serve as an extension of pharmacy operations to support improved efficiency, regulatory compliance, and patient outcomes.

Over 5,500 facilities worldwide use Omnicell automation and analytics solutions to increase operational efficiency, reduce medication errors, deliver actionable intelligence, and improve patient safety. And more than 40,000 institutional and retail pharmacies across North America and the United Kingdom leverage Omnicell’s innovative medication adherence solutions to improve patient engagement and adherence to prescriptions, helping to reduce costly hospital readmissions.

Come join our team and be inspired by care!

Planner/Scheduler II

Are you seeking a new challenge? Omnicell has an opportunity for an experienced Planner/Scheduler II. Reporting to the Sr. Manager, Production Planning and Inventory, the Planner/Scheduler II is responsible for scheduling the Milpitas factory at linear capacity to meet customer requirements. This individual in this role will manage the processing and scheduling of production orders and ensure company production and inventory control strategies are consistently followed and applied.


  • Executes, plans and schedules processes that drive production efficiency, meeting/exceeding customer service targets and delivering inventory targets.

  • Reviews all Engineering Change Orders (ECO) for new parts, Bills of Materials (BOMS) and BOM changes.

  • Updates SAP planning data and incorporate changes to all open builds as required per ECO dispositions.

  • Utilizes SAP as the primary ERP system to schedule the factory, and analyzing data used in making business decisions. Utilizes Windows desktop applications to prepare reports and analysis as required (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Prepares deliverables for PDP checkpoints and transitions manual pre-production planning into the ERP system once ERP Item Master data and BOMS are available.

  • Maintains forecast demand for all products. Analyzes and sets appropriate stocking levels for critical and long lead parts. Assists in identifying excess, obsolete and end of life inventories on a quarterly basis.

  • Publishes daily shortage reports and priority lists for procurement and incoming quality inspection. Maintains accurate inventory shortage report and work with team to resolve issues.

  • Schedules all production builds per the Master Schedule and in accordance with customer delivery requirements for Milpitas factory.

  • Collaborates with Purchasing, Receiving, Quality and Production to execute the master production scheduler. With Procurement, expedites any shortages affecting the Production Schedule. Works with Procurement, Production, Engineering and Quality to mitigate issues.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple priorities and / or projects in a fast paced environment.

  • Exceptionally demonstrated organization, problem solving, planning and prioritizing skills with a high level of accuracy

  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Intermediate knowledge of supply chain processes and procedures including manufacturing planning, MRP, KanBan and Just-in-Time replenishment systems.

  • Strongly demonstrated written and verbal communications and presentation skills.

  • Excellently demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 3+ years’ experience processing and scheduling production orders

  • SAP experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS/BA in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Materials Management

  • CPIM Certification

  • Advanced Excel, Power Point, Tableau skills

Work Conditions:

  • Located in Milpitas, CA

  • No travel expected

  • Some extended or irregular work hours

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

Omnicell will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.