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Vertex Ventures HC
Vertex Ventures HC

Master Scheduler - Contract



Waltham, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

ElevateBio is a technology-driven cell and gene therapy company, accelerating access to the cutting-edge technologies and expertise to change the future of medicine. Our integrated technologies model offers turnkey scale and biotechnological capabilities to power genetic medicines processes, programs, and companies to their full potential.

The Role:

ElevateBio is looking for a proactive and detail-oriented Contract Master Scheduler to join our Supply Chain Planning & Scheduling team. This position offers a hands-on opportunity to work alongside cross-functional teams, providing critical support in managing and optimizing our supply chain and production processes. Responsibilities will include updating production schedules in SAP, managing customer and inventory data, and supporting daily operational activities. You'll also engage in project management, helping to facilitate technology transfers and clinical manufacturing. Additionally, you will contribute to the management of slot plans and long-term facility capacity, ensuring efficient resource allocation. This role is ideal for someone with strong analytical skills and an eagerness to gain comprehensive experience in supply chain management and planning processes.

Here’s What You’ll Do:

  • Manages slot plans and long-term facility capacity to optimize production efficiency and resource allocation.
  • Provides support for daily, weekly, and monthly operational processes through data analysis and ad hoc assistance, which includes maintaining current tier structures and facilitating collaborative meetings with customers and projects.
  • Oversees and updates production schedules in SAP, ensuring compliance with SOPs, work instructions, and other established processes, including the creation and release of process orders.
  • Manages customer data and supports production requests, while maintaining manufacturing floor capacity and daily manufacturing schedules associated with cleanroom suites and GMP activities.
  • Works with the quality organization, warehouse teams, and customers to confirm inbound and outbound shipments and update system data accordingly.
  • Supports project team activities for successful technology transfers and clinical manufacturing, while also managing material inventory control and flow in collaboration with Manufacturing Operations and Quality Control teams.
  • Maintains and enhances reporting data sources, including material planning analysis, scheduling visibility, and inventory management.
  • Defines and oversees Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for continuous improvement and performance targets, collaborating with Supply Planning for effective material and inventory planning.
  • Performs other duties as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Operations Management, Industrial Engineering, or a related field.
  • At least 5 years of experience in supply chain operations within a manufacturing or pharmaceutical environment (preferred), with specific experience in planning, scheduling, and inventory control.
  • Strong proficiency in ERP systems, especially SAP, with a focus on production scheduling and inventory management.
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills to manage complex data sets and drive process improvements.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills, with a proven ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams to meet project goals and deadlines.
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel for advanced data analysis, modeling, and reporting. Some knowledge of Tableau or Power BI preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing slot planning and facility capacity planning.
  • High level of initiative and accountability, with a track record of delivering results in contract-based roles.
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of articulating complex processes to stakeholders at all levels.
  • Availability for the full duration of the contract, with potential for extended hours as needed to meet critical project milestones.

Why Join ElevateBio?

ElevateBio is a technology-driven company built to power transformative genetic medicines today and for many decades to come. The Company commercializes its enabling technologies, manufacturing capabilities, and industry-leading expertise through partnerships to accelerate development across a breadth of therapeutic approaches and modalities. The ElevateBio ecosystem combines multiple R&D technology platforms – including Life Edit, a next-generation, full-spectrum gene editing platform; comprehensive cell engineering technologies; and an expanded viral and non-viral therapeutic delivery platform – with BaseCamp®, its end-to-end genetic medicine cGMP manufacturing and process development business, to accelerate the discovery and development of advanced therapeutics.

We aim to be the dominant engine inside the world’s greatest scientific advancements harnessing human cells and genes to alter disease.

Our Mission:
To power the creation of life-transforming cell and gene therapies, at a speed the world deserves.

Our Vision:
We seek to be the world’s most indispensable cell and gene therapy technology company, redefining how companies operate, how products are created and how disease is treated.

ElevateBio is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person’s race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. ElevateBio will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.