Production Scheduling (m/f/d)

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.

Ibex® Solutions (www.ibex.lonza.com) is a modular build complex to develop and manufacture biological products. It enables companies to get access to a complete solution, gaining speed and achieving a simplified value chain.

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

  • Ensure all feedback regarding changes to existing plans is incorporated into schedules in timely manner

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

  • Generate relevant KPI and operational measures to support identification of trends or root causing of sub-optimal performance

  • Maintain accurate production schedule, providing data for the MRP process to meet production demands

  • Review documents such as production schedules, work orders, and staffing tables to determine personnel and materials requirements, and material priorities

  • Monitor production data, including volume produced, consumption of raw materials, and quality control measures, using this information for Continuous Improvement activities such as maintenance of routings and BOM’s, increasing accuracy of production schedule and efficiency reporting

Key requirements:

  • Experience with SAP R/3 and scheduling tools for example MS-Project or Primavera

  • Knowledge of GMP is an advantage

  • Understanding of business and financial processes

  • Structured, focused and well organized work ethic

  • Solution-oriented, open to new ideas and suggestions

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: R37777
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