• Senior Master Scheduler

    Job Locations US-CA-South San Francisco
    Req No.
  • Job Description

    As the industry pioneer in revolutionary single-cell technology and a cutting-edge leader in production genomics, we are committed to enabling biological exploration at every level.



    Fluidigm has an immediate need for a Senior Master Scheduler to lead Fluidigm’s demand forecasting function in process, technology, and discipline.


    You Are:


    • Passionate about working for a company that creates cutting edge scientific solutions
    • Inspired by the opportunity to lead cross-functional teams in the demand management and forecasting process
    • Motivated to “live” in the numbers and build/maintain relationships with a diverse group of business stakeholders


    You Will:


    • Create forecasts for new and existing products and communicate supply requirements to the appropriate stakeholders on a regular and consistent basis
    • Develop and continually improve the methodologies, technologies and analytics used to estimate, consolidate and report commercial demand
    • Benchmark and set KPI targets for inventory turns, months-on-hand and order fulfillment
    • Streamline data collection and communication processes to eliminate redundancies, minimize errors while improving overall forecast accuracy
    • Work closely with global manufacturing and purchasing teams to optimize production and inventory levels
    • Partner with the finance organization to link the demand planning process and data with financial forecasts
    • Identify new demand and supply forecasting techniques or technologies to improve the overall SIOP process
    • Track variances to plan and recommend the appropriate adjustments to the inventory plan as required to meet business objectives
    • Enjoy a highly competitive compensation package, including better-than-average benefits and growth opportunities, as well as a dynamic and rewarding company culture




      • Experience in Product Forecasting - relevant SKU and Pricing Forecast
        Minimum 5 years of  experience in Business planning
        Strong / Expert level Spreadsheet data table management, Financial Modeling desirable
      • Direct experience in Demand and Supply Planning and SIOP
      • Strong ability to Establish and Improve Processes
      • Strong Communication Skills
      • Life science industry experience a plus
      • Super user hand on experience of ERP Software for example SAP, Microsoft AX, Expandable
      • Ability to work with multi BOM level configurations
      • Ability to drive projects to closure
      • Ability to lead and present data at both tactical and executive levels
      • Hands on experience with Microsoft word, excel, power point
      • Ability to review, update and write planning procedures
      • Experience working with international manufacturing site

      • Drive the following tasks on a daily, weekly and monthly bases to support customer satisfaction:
      • Receive annual operating plan
      • Develop Annual Supply plan for each site
      • Communicate supply plan to Finance, Commercial and each manufacturing site for approval- (To drive budget / Capacity Planning)
      • Obtain delivery commitments from each manufacturing site
      • Manage the on-time delivery from factories at the finish goods level
      • Conduct Monthly SIOPS meetings with cross functional teams to adjust and communicate up to date supply plan based on the latest forecast
      • Regular communication with Product Marketing, commercial and customer service teams to support customer requirements.
      • Deploy finish good inventory to distribution channels
      • North America, Europe and south-east Asia.
      • Manage inventory levels and E&O

    We will:

    · Deliver superior compensation, benefits and opportunities for career growth

    · Engage you in a dynamic and rewarding company culture

    · Support you in your ongoing career development

    · Value your contribution and enlist your feedback

    · Host excellent company-wide events multiple times a year

    · Offer onsite yoga classes, massages, randomly free and good food, free on-site gym equipment, dry cleaning services, after work activities and many more fun things to do.



    Fluidigm is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin


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