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Master Scheduling Manager - Perfect Day

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Job Title
Master Scheduling Manager
Job Location
Berkeley - Hybrid
Job Description

Perfect Day is on a mission to create a kinder, greener tomorrow using precision fermentation. Leveraging expertise across biology, food innovation, and consumer products, Perfect Day empowers companies to develop, scale, and commercialize next-generation products that satisfy market demands and champion a path towards a more sustainable future.  

We’re not doing it small, and we’re not doing it alone — we’re making systemic change with partners around the world through our business units: B2B ingredients, consumer brands, and enterprise biology. 

About the Department

The Corporate Services Business Unit serves as the foundational infrastructure that enables the other three business units to drive Perfect Day's growth. These functions include: Marketing, Communications, Finance, Legal, People & Culture, IT, Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S), Facilities, Lab Services, Capital and Strategic Projects.

Position Summary

We are seeking a highly motivated Master Scheduling Manager to lead supply chain management activities including materials planning, inventory management, sales and operations planning, and master production planning.  As part of a focused supply chain team supporting the business-to-business vertical, the ideal candidate will be driven and comfortable operating in a fast paced, collaborative start-up environment.

What You Will Do

  • Analyzes demand signals and forecast to develop material requirements plan (MRP)
  • Leads the sales and operation planning (S&OP) process
  • Creates and maintains the master production schedule (MPS)
  • Evaluates capacity and utilization rates to produce an optimal master production plan (MPP)
  • Develops inventory policies for raw materials and finished goods
  • Maintains finished goods available to promise (ATP) to support integrated business planning (IBP)
  • Assists with supply chain network optimization initiatives
  • Maintains select master data and performs timely and accurate transactions in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system to drive process consistency
  • Researches and analyzes data to identify demand trends and supports variance analyses
  • Develops and tracks supply chain key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Supports financial close with inventory reconciliation and inventory counts

What You Bring

We have an opportunity to collaborate to use our unique contributions to create a kinder, greener tomorrow. The dynamic employee we seek is a Master Scheduling Manager with these qualifications.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively across functions
  • Demonstrates a proactive customer-first mindset
  • Is highly organized, analytical, and detail oriented
  • Is comfortable with ambiguity and thrives in a dynamic environment
  • Practical application of lean and six sigma tools
  • Proficient with MS Office and ability to learn other business / statistical applications

Education, Experience and Other Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management or Industrial Engineering plus 5 years professional experience required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Practical experience with ERP system required; in depth working knowledge NetSuite preferred
  • Employment history in biomanufacturing and/or food production preferred
  • Supply chain certification from ASCM, ISM, CSCMP desirable
  • Occasional travel required

Physical Requirements and Work Environment

  • Position requires little to moderate physical activity. Handling of average weight objects up to 20 pounds; occasional standing or walking; frequently at a keyboard, workstation, or desk. 
  • Work is typically in a normal office administrative environment involving minimal exposure to physical risks.
  • Hybrid work week with three (3) days at Berkeley, CA office and two (2) days at a home office.

What We Offer

As we work to promote a path towards a more sustainable future, we also work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.

The annual base salary range for this opportunity in the U.S. is $100,000 - $125,000.

In addition to the base salary, Perfect Day offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare benefits for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, and work/life balance:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts. Coverage begins at date of hire.
  • Discretionary equity and annual bonus program
  • A generous time-off and holiday program
  • Paid parental leave
  • And more…





Perfect Day is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Perfect Day Headquarters Location

Berkeley, CA

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Perfect Day Company Size

Between 200 - 500 employees

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Perfect Day Funding Rounds

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  • Series D

    $350,000,000 USD

  • Series C

    $160,000,000 USD

  • Series C

    $140,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $34,750,000 USD

  • Series A

    $24,700,000 USD

  • Seed

    $2,000,000 USD

  • Seed

    $60,000 USD

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