MRP Planner (m/f/d)

Switzerland, Visp

Randstad Inhouse Services is looking for a MRP Planner (m/f/d) for Lonza AG (100%). This is a temporary position until 31.12.2022 with an opportunity to extend.

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While Lonza works in science, there’s no magic formula to how they do it. Their greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, they let their people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work Lonza wants to be part of.

Key responsibilities:

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

  • Liaison with Supply Planner and Schedulers to ensure all material plans are up to date and responsive to changes in material requirements

  • Creation and maintenance of detailed material planning parameters in Planning systems

  • Conversion of the material requirements plan (purchase requisitions) into Purchase Orders

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

  • Creation and management of material related KPIs and measures to ensure accurate understanding of material availability

  • Execution of key material availability, mobilization or write actions to support optimal management of inventory while reducing scrap/waste

  • Liaise with key stakeholders (Supply Planner, Scheduler and PM) to develop safety stock and inventory plans to meet production plans

  • Track, report and facilitate on-time material availability including testing and release for production

Key requirements:

  • Graduate in production, supply chain or planning management

  • 3 years in a manufacturing environment in similar position, ideally on a highly regulated industry (Pharmaceutical, aeronautic)

  • APICS or equivalent an asset

  • Ability to influence both Supply Chain and functional leaders to support inventory management/ strategy recommendations

  • Good communication and presentation skills. Ability to present ideas in a clear and concise manner. Ability to communicate with all level of the hierarchy

  • 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

  • Office suite, Excel advanced

  • Practice of an ERP, ideally SAP for modules MM-PP

  • English a must, German an asset

  • Team player

  • Rigorous, flexible

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For Lonza, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How they achieve their business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, they respect and protect their people and their environment. Any success Lonza achieves 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, Lonza offers the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Reference: R39526