Production Master Scheduler - Quantum Computing

Location: Seattle, Washington

Team: Supply Chain & Inventory

Type: Full-Time

IonQ is developing the world's most powerful full-stack quantum computer based on trapped-ion technology. We are pushing past the limits of classical physics and current supercomputing technology to unlock a new era of computing. Quantum computing has the potential to impact every area of human society for the better. IonQ’s computers will soon redefine industries like medicine, materials science, finance, artificial intelligence, machine learning, cryptography, and more. IonQ is at the forefront of this technological revolution.


We are looking for a Master Scheduler. As a Master Scheduler, you’ll be part of a cross-functional team whose mission is to lead IonQ on its journey to build the world’s best quantum computers to solve the world’s most complex problems. This position would ideally be located in Bothell, WA or College Park, MD, but is also open for remote employees with travel (~20%).

The Master Scheduler is responsible for generating and managing Master Production Schedules (MPS) for all IonQ locations by developing and managing a Sales, Inventory, Operations Planning (SIOP) process. The Master Scheduler is responsible for managing and inputting demand into IonQ’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and working cross-functionally to identify and reduce critical path items.  Key success factors include ensuring cross-functional IonQ-internal alignment on demand and supply, balancing supply and demand for customer demand for Systems and Capacity, publishing and refreshing lead times for Product and Capacity, and managing Production Inventory value to targets.



  • Establish, implement, and manage a Sales, Inventory, Operations Planning (SIOP) process with the objective of ensuring alignment of supply and demand for system sales demand and access capacity for IonQ-owned systems
  • Develop and maintain baseline and forecasted Master Production Schedules (MPS) for all IonQ locations
  • Identify and work cross-functionally to mitigate critical path constraints preventing on-time delivery to forecast
  • Publish and maintain lead times for builds to internal customers
  • Manage controlled demand entry into IonQ’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system
  • Provide analysis and recommendations for level loading production and necessary resource balancing
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams in order to generate system-driven material, labor, and financial forecasts
  • Forecast and manage production inventory values to meet budgets while achieve on-time delivery to forecast
  • Perform tactical planning duties as needed 


You’d be a good fit with:

  • Undergraduate degree in Supply Chain, Business, or Engineering
  • 7+ years of experience in Master Scheduling/Planning supporting a manufacturing environment
  • Strong knowledge of SIOP, Materials Requirements Planning (MRP), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
  • Comfortable working in a highly ambiguous environment
  • Very strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Extremely proficient in Microsoft Excel


You’d be a great fit with: 

  • Experience with Oracle NetSuite 
  • Experience developing and implementing SIOP processes
  • Experience in a startup environment
  • CSCP/CPIM certification

Our HQ is located in College Park, Maryland and we are a 15 minute metro ride from Washington DC. We have also recently announced our new manufacturing and production facility in the Seattle, Washington area. We are actively building out teams in the Washington D.C., Seattle, Boston and Toronto metro areas and will want to locate you in one of these geographies. However, IonQ will be expanding into additional geographies both domestically and internationally so don’t let this stop you from applying.
At IonQ, we believe in fair treatment, access, opportunity and advancement for all, while at the same time striving to identify and eliminate barriers. We empower employees to thrive by fostering a culture of autonomy, productivity, and respect. We are dedicated to creating an environment  in which any individual can feel welcomed, respected, supported and valued.
We are committed to equity and justice. We welcome different voices and viewpoints and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical and/or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, age, sexual orientation, and military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
If you are interested in being a part of this team and mission, we encourage you to apply.