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Production Planning Manager

2900 College Dr, Kettering, OH 45420, USA Req #438
Thursday, March 14, 2024

Solvita comes from “sol” meaning sun and “vita” meaning life. As sunlight nurtures new life, we take the donor gift and transform it into new hope, bringing the light of healing to patients in our local hospitals through blood donations and to patients around the globe in need of tissue transplants. 

Because we believe that everyone deserves more time to live life to its fullest. 

The Production Planning Manager:

  • Maximize donation by ensuring needed tissue grafts are created and tissues are processed within acceptable time frames and qualifications.
  • Manage private label and OEM PO graft production to ensure on time delivery.  This includes decisions on capability to hit the due dates requested on incoming orders as well as build to stock items and provide accurate and timely delivery status and lead times to Sales/Customer Service.
  • Establish and maintain high level metrics for team, lead team and use trend analysis to monitor performance.  Performs process flow mapping when necessary.
  • Responsible to align the overall production plan and master schedules with manufacturing capability/capacity.
  • Work closely with Processing Managers to ensure all graft production schedules are being attained.
  • Track production to plan KPIs for the production team.
  • Determine inventory levels in conjunction with manufacturing lead times to ensure tissue inventory levels are being met and maintained to support sales plan.
  • Improve and create SOPs for planning as needed.
  • Hire, supervise, and coach Production Planners.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Those that display conscientiousness, personal accountability, dependability, team work, a safety mindset, and kindness are encouraged to apply! 

We offer:

  • A highly competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life and supplemental insurance
  • 401(k) with employer contribution and match
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) - up to 5 weeks in your first year!
  • Opportunities to participate in recreational activities such as Battle of the Businesses, special events such as Kings Island Day, Dayton Air Show and opportunities to give back.
  • Opportunities to join various employee committees 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Background in a manufacturing environment with production planning, supply chain, and production scheduling experience. 

Work Environment/Physical Activities: 

  • Overnight travel may be required, including flights on chartered or commercial aircraft.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable by Solvita insurance provider.
  • Must be able to meet the required physical demands with or without reasonable accommodation.
About Solvita
  • We began in Dayton in 1964 as the region’s first centralized blood bank. Solvita collects and provides all blood products for hospitals in our 15-county region and beyond.
  • The tissue bank was born in 1986 and is now one of the nation’s largest tissue banks. Solvita recovers, processes, and distributes human tissue grafts and is the nation’s largest non-profit provider of skin grafts for burn patients.
Solvita is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Drug Free Workplace

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Eligible Employer 

Other details

  • Job Family PRODUCTION
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • 2900 College Dr, Kettering, OH 45420, USA