Boehringer Ingelheim Bulk Resource Planner in FREMONT, California

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment which benefits our employees, patients and communities.


Responsible for executing production planning, capacity planning, and labor resource planning processes for Biosimilars, NBEs (New Biological Entities) as well as contract manufacturing customer products in a highly complex environment. Includes ensuring planning is completed using business-driven site capacities management approach, balancing risks and opportunities across key business offerings, interfacing with external and global partners to optimize utilization of BI's Biopharma network capacities, and interacting with senior level management. The Manufacturing and Resource Planner is also responsible for leading Monthly Production Cycle for the site and leading the Production Planning meeting.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams to develop monthly production plan for GMP facilities and Process Development capacities. Ensures plans are in alignment with Facility Maintenance programs and site utilization targets. Identifies risk and drives escalation through Site Leadership Team (SLT) and S&OP as required.

  • Facilitates the development of site wide resource plans for plant. Prepares site resource modeling for annual budget cycle, to include production, resource and capacity plans based on customer demand, contracts and new projects.

  • Schedule all Bulk / Pkg work centers.

  • Ensures SAP accuracy.

  • Orders reflect latest schedule.

  • Process Orders are opened on time.

  • Manage capacity intervals and downtimes

  • Manages and improves resource modeling, production and capacity planning processes, tools and work instructions. Creates and delivers standard reports to support decision making for senior leadership.

  • Leads and participates in process improvement programs for the department and cross-functionally as opportunities arise.

  • WIP Inventory Management

  • Manages WIP Inventory and provides real time visibility of potential expiry or risks.

  • Analyzes impact of the projections and creates action plan.

  • Collaborates with MRB meetings to address bulk>30 days old in plant.

  • Ensure plant alignment through frequent communication and presentations to SCMLT, where needed to the SLT.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Business Administration and/or Economics and/or Biopharmaceuticals required

  • At least four (4) years Supply Chain Management experience in a highly dynamic environment with a

  • Bachelor’s degree. Minimum of three (3) years with an MBA

  • Outstanding Microsoft Excel and Power Point skills required

  • Biopharma or Pharmaceutical experience required, specifically planning biopharma products e.g. Drug Substance and Drug Product

  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning/Manufacturing Resource Planning software such as SAP is required

  • Strong communication and presentation skills required.

  • Demonstrated ability to illustrate complex issues to peers and management teams in a clear and concise manner

  • Ability to develop strategic alignment and convert them into tactical plans

  • Proven ability to lead and facilitate cross-functional meetings to chartered goals and required outcomes

  • Business orientation and acumen, analytical-based decision-making, timely issue escalation and resolution to appropriate management level

  • Flexibility and agility to respond quickly and effectively in a highly dynamic, changing environment

  • Demonstrated ability to build effective relationships and coalitions internally and influence people

  • Physical Demands / Surroundings – Works in an office setting under desirable conditions with few or no disagreeable features. Duties do not require incumbent to exert physical effort beyond normal office conditions. The individual may be required to enter production support areas. Some domestic and international travel required.

  • Visual Demands - Must be able to read and see clearly. Vision clarity with or without correction to read handwritten as well as computer generated documents.

  • Attendance / Schedule - Attendance requirements are based on general attendance policies and the needs of the business as set forth by direct manager.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.

  • Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

Our Culture:

Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the world’s top 20 pharmaceutical companies and operates globally with approximately 50,000 employees. Since our founding in 1885, the company has remained family-owned and today we are committed to creating value through innovation in three business areas including human pharmaceuticals, animal health and biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing. Since we are privately held, we have the ability to take an innovative, long-term view. Our focus is on scientific discoveries and the introduction of truly novel medicines that improve lives and provide valuable services and support to patients and their families. Employees are challenged to take initiative and achieve outstanding results. Ultimately, our culture and drive allows us to maintain one of the highest levels of excellence in our industry. We are also deeply committed to our communities and our employees create and engage in programs that strengthen the neighborhoods where we live and work. Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA, Inc., Merial Barceloneta, LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status, including protected veteran status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Boehringer Ingelheim is firmly committed to ensuring a safe, healthy, productive and efficient work environment for our employees, partners and customers. As part of that commitment, Boehringer Ingelheim conducts pre-employment verifications and drug screenings.

Organization: US-BI Fremont

Title: Bulk Resource Planner

Location: Americas-United States-CA-Fremont

Requisition ID: 178438