Scheduler

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 a Scheduler Mammalian. The Production Scheduler is responsible for proactively maintaining and continuously improving the production schedule.

Perform all duties to ensure the departmental schedules are accurate and communicated to all relevant departments to drive short-term execution of plans.

Ensure all schedules are created respecting existing labor and asset capacities and achievable based on planned material availabilities.

Key responsibilities:

  • Create, track and maintain the short term schedules to provide visibility to defined departments to drive short term execution of plans

  • Incorporate input from all relevant departments to ensure schedules are realistic within relevant constraints and latest information

  • Drive optimization of schedules by balancing demand priorities against optimal production sequencing and efficient resource (facility/suite, equipment, staff, materials etc.) utilization

  • Drive timely resolution of all scheduling conflicts with relevant stakeholders

  • Maintain detailed planning and scheduling parameters in planning system to allow optimal use of system scheduling functionality

  • Review MRP output data (red light), escalate issues as appropriate

  • Converts Planned Orders to Process Orders

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or similar in supply chain (and comparable fields).

  • Several years of experience in scheduling in pharma or biotech, experience in a production environment

  • CPIM certificate (or comparable) advantageous

  • Good knowledge of SAP (MM, PP-PI) and MS Office (Excel, Powerpoint)

  • Good communication and presentation skills

  • Very good knowledge of German and business fluent English

  • 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: R37110