Supply Chain Head, Biologics Visp

Switzerland, Visp

Today Lonza is a global leader in life sciences. We are more than 15,000 employees in more than 100 locations around the world. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

Lonza in Visp is looking for an experienced Head of Supply Chain Planning to join our team based in Visp, Switzerland.
Within this role you will lead a team of supply planners, material requirement planners and ERP data specialists to cover the entire planning process for Lonza LPBN in Visp. You will be responsible for all medium and short term planning processes to ensure fully integrated asset capacity planning, labor planning and material planning.

Key responsibilities:

  • Actively drive harmonization and standardization across multiple sites and technologies with regards of Supply Chain Planning

  • Perform all duties to ensure the monthly Supply Planning processes are completed to support the integrated planning processes.

  • Lead and support the Supply Planning piece of the Global S&OP process for the specific business, ensuring all databases are maintained accurately and provide reports and analysis to support BU decision-making and reporting.

  • SME for the Supply Planning Tool (IBP).

  • Providing forecasting scenario integrating demand within operation capacities over a rolling 2 to 5 year time horizon.

  • Responsible for implementation and best practice for procedures and controls to manage the overall inventory levels and availability for all material types in site.

  • Responsible for the implementation of practices and control measure to improve the control of inventory within the site.

Key requirements:

  • Experience in Supply Planning

  • Experience in line management

  • CPIM Certificate (or comparable Certifcate) preferred

  • Fluent in German and English

  • Profound knowledge of SAP system.

  • Ability to work in a matrix management environment

  • Ability to challenge status quo to improve processes

  • Excellent communication skills

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Reference: R25873