Hologic Production Planner in San Diego, California

Production Planner

Post Date Oct 19, 2018

At Hologic, we’re an innovative medical technology company that enables healthier lives everywhere, every day. We are also a company that prospers and grows, which is why we’ve been able to expand our offerings to empower even more people and champion women’s health

What powers our growth across Breast & Skeletal Health, Diagnostics, GYN Surgical and Medical Aesthetics Solutions is also what differentiates us: the exceptional and clinically proven capacity of our products to detect, diagnose and treat illnesses and other health conditions earlier and better. This clinical superiority creates high expectations, which we fulfill by continually challenging ourselves to improve health through better technology, education and market access.

None of this would be possible without the talent and passion of our employees. Together, our expertise and dedication to developing and sharing more robust, science-based certainty drives our global presence and a promising pipeline that responds to the unmet health and wellness needs of women, families and communities.

While we focus on women’s health and well-being, we are committed to having an even broader benefit on the world. Together, we advocate for better health and wellness through solutions that provide ever greater certainty and peace of mind.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Generates production schedules & raw material requirements.

  • Releases production work orders to Manufacturing.

  • Monitors inventory of materials and parts needed to complete production.

  • Coordinate production workflow for multiple products.

  • Maintains work center schedules to ensure proper jobs are scheduled and capacity limitations are understood and communicated when necessary.

  • Analyzes sales performance and establish Production & QC priorities.

  • Maintains inventory to achieve assigned levels.

  • Participates in the transfer of new products from R&D to Mfg.

  • Ensures that internal departments are kept abreast of work order status, inventory levels & projects.

  • Ensures compliance with applicable regulations & policies.

  • Ensure distribution inventory requirements are planned and shipped to correct shipping locations.

  • Other duties as required.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the basic knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

  • Working knowledge of Oracle MRP2 preferred.

  • Extensive knowledge of material master maintenance, BOM’s, routings/recipes and work centers.

  • Lean/Just in Time concepts.

  • Knowledge of cost accounting fundamentals and labor reporting.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

  • CPIM certification desired.

  • Medical Products Manufacturing GMP, FDA compliance, and ISO experience a plus.


Typically requires BA or BS


2-5 years related experience

Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that submit a resume to Hologic must have a current executed Hologic Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource Department. In addition Agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by a Hologic Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to the Hologic Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.

Hologic, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer inclusive of disability and veterans.