Sr Specialist, Master Scheduler


Baltimore, MD, US, 21230


We go where others won’t, taking on some of the biggest public health challenges to protect and enhance millions of lives, and create a better, more secure world. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect and enhance life.


The Sr Specialist/Master Scheduler is a hands-on function responsible for rough-cut supply plans and all daily scheduling activities, and process order management in SAP for production at the Camden site to meet sales and service level objectives. The incumbent will maintain close communications with all internal stakeholders and ensure the maintenance of accurate planning master data.



Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


  • Responsible for personal safety and contributing to departmental conformance to company safety policies.
  • Establish attainable supply plans and production schedules that optimize production resources/labor and support customer requirements for assigned resources. 
  • Collaborate with Operations leadership to understand constraints and timing required.
  • Monitor and maintain all process orders and/or firm-planned orders from creation through completion. 
  • Lead Scheduling meetings weekly and Issue Resolution meetings as required.
  • Ensure readiness of all raw materials and documentation two weeks prior to scheduling batches for Fill production. 
    Maintain collaborative relationships with Manufacturing, Project Management, Quality, Validation, and Facilities.
    Planning/detailed scheduling in a manner to reduce manual processes and use of external tools to the fullest extent possible. 
  • Participate in design, testing, and implementation of any new planning tools and processes. 
    Communicate risks and/or changes that will impact the supply of finished goods. 
  • Collaborate with Materials Planner on raw material issues.
    Analyze monthly Schedule Attainment with Sr. Manager Supply Planning.
  • Perform other responsibilities and special projects as required.
    Develop solutions to moderately complex issues and impediments in scheduling.


The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects management’s assignment of essential functions.




  • Bachelors Degree in Supply Planning or commensurate experience



  • 2-4 years of pharmaceutical scheduling experience
  • 3-5 years of Production Planning experience



  • Working knowledge of SAP inventory and production planning
  • APICS certification a plus



  • Strong Analytical and Communication skills
  • Intermediate Excel skills



  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to work in a team environment



Per CDC guidelines, Emergent strongly recommends that all employees working on site are vaccinated to help ensure their safety, as well as the safety of fellow employees. This includes the use of good judgment when determining when the CDC guidelines advise that you stay home when ill. 

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce.  Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actions—whether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the community—we strive every day to achieve this shared goal.


  • Lead with Integrity
    • We gain trust and confidence through ethics, quality, and compliance excellence
  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore