Supply Planner and ERP Specialist (Stein)

Switzerland, Stein
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.

Responsible as project lead for DPS to implement the SC Transformation Lonza 2.0 (DPS Business Unit and Site Basel)

Responsible for the creation, execution and maintenance of the Supply Plan including the creation of the Master Production Schedule and medium term capacity loading outlooks including proactive strategies to anticipate and mitigate issues and risks with respect to supply planning.

Responsible for proactively maintaining and continuously improving the site schedule and perform all duties to ensure the departmental schedules are accurate and communicated to all relevant departments to drive short term execution of the plans

Responsible for creation and managing new part set-up, recipe, specification sheets, BOMs, required production documents and changes within the ERP (SAP) System.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead the implementation of SAP and the DPS Supply Chain Transformation Lonza 2.0 for the BU DPS and Site Basel

  • 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

  • Liaise with all relevant stakeholders and functions to ensure supply plan represents consensus view of future supply plans and actions

  • Ensure supply plan is inputted and maintained in relevant supply systems including SAP IBP and SAP ECC

  • 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

  • Manage the ERP Process/ Data Management for creation and maintenance of part codes in SAP (Material Master).

  • Manage the ERP Process/ Data Management Team for creation and modification of BOMs, Recipes, resources, COA Profiles, Inspection Plans and Inspection Characteristics in SAP.

  • Ensure SOPs related to new part set-up, BOM, recipes are up to date and usable.

  • Measure operational performance and adjust process data (recipes, BOMs) accordingly in the SAP system.

  • Work to improve processes related to new part-set up and costing processes.

  • Leverage our ERP system to drive standardization in the BOM and recipe process.

  • Liaise with Liaison with Supply Planner, Schedulers, Project Management, Purchasing and SMEs to determine best methods and materials for manufacturing.

Key requirements:

  • Ability to influence both Supply Chain and functional leaders to support BU and site 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

  • Competent using MS Office suite, particularly Excel and PowerPoint

  • 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: R40013
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