Biologics Network Supply Planner

Switzerland, Basel
United Kingdom, Slough

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. 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.

As Lonza is growing, we are currently looking for a Network Supply Planner. You will perform all duties to ensure the monthly Supply Planning processes are completed to support the integrated planning processes. You will lead and support the Supply Planning piece of the Global S&OP process for the specific business, ensuring all databases are maintained accurately and provides reports and analysis to support BU decision-making and reporting. This role can be based in Basel or Slough, other Lonza locations can be discussed.

Key responsibilities:

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

  • Prepare supply planning input into monthly S&OP cycle 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

  • Assists in leading the financial planning and annual operation and supply target-setting process for the business

Key requirements:

  • Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Management or similar

  • Extensive experience in Supply Chain as well as a solid background in operations

  • CPIM (f.e. APICS)

  • Ability to influence both Supply Chain and functional leaders to support supply planning and site manufacturing strategy recommendations

  • Good communication and presentation skills. Ability to present ideas in a clear and concise manner

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

  • Ability to utilise Business Intelligence systems to extract data and generate reports

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: R33508