Material Requirement Planner

Switzerland, Visp

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.

Lonza in Visp is looking for Material Requirement Planners.

Key responsibilities:

  • Perform all duties to ensure the materials requirements plans are completed to ensure the timely availability of materials to support the product Supply Plan

  • Execution of key material availability, mobilization or write actions to support optimal management of inventory while reducing scrap/waste as well as tracking, reporting and facilitating on-time material availability including testing and release for production

  • Responsible to liaise with all key functions to ensure timely updates to material plans considering changes to plans or material availability issues

  • Perform all routine tasks to convert planned orders into material plans including the creation and management of material planned requirements

  • Liaison with key stakeholders (supply planner, scheduler, and PM) to ensure all material plans are up to date and responsive to changes in material requirements and to develop safety stock and inventory plans to meet production plans

  • Conversion of the material requirements plan (purchase requisitions) into purchase orders and creation/maintenance of detailed material planning parameters in Planning systems

  • Expediting material availability through liaison with procurement and teams involved with inbound material processing

Key requirements:

  • Degree in SCM, Procurement or any relevant discipline

  • Experience in SCM, Materials Planning/Scheduling and/or Purchasing

  • Good knowledge of SAP and MS Office (Excel, Powerpoint)

  • Good communication and presentation skils

  • Fluency in German and English is required

  • Strong Team Player and able to work across cross-functional teams

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: R34581