Supply Demand Planner

Switzerland, Basel

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.

For Drug Product Services (DPS), our successful Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) branch, located in Basel, Switzerland and Stein, Switzerland, we have exciting opportunities. Become part of a group that enables its customers to meet some of the greatest challenges in patient treatment and join us by applying for the position as Supply Demand Planner.

Key responsibilities:

  • Execute supply planning cycle including creation and updating of supply plans and identification of key supply decisions

  • Ensure input from all relevant stakeholders is incorporated into supply plan

  • Prepare supply planning input for internal and global Drug Product Services network including  monthly sales as well as operations planning and annual budget cycle

  • Create and maintain supply related KPIs and use as basis for supply planning improvement initiatives

  • Liaise with all relevant stakeholders and functions to ensure supply plan represents consensus view of future supply plans and actions

  • Ensure supply plan is put and maintained in relevant supply systems including e.g. SAP IBP and used to drive related material, labor and asset capacity plans

  • Maintain all supply related parameters and master data in relevant planning systems

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Supply Chain Management or Business Management

  • Good work experience in supply chain

  • Ability to influence both Supply Chain and functional leaders to support production optimization recommendations

  • Good communication and presentation skills

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to define metrics (KPI’s) and identify issues through root cause analysis

  • Aptitude in utilization of scheduling and Business Intelligence systems to extract data and generate reports

  • Fluency in English and German

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: R26794