Supply Planner

Singapore, Tuas Singapore

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.

Did you know that we are the 1st biologics contract manufacturer in Singapore? We offer you exposure to upcoming biotech and established pharmaceutical companies and to the manufacturing technology needed to produce mammalian treatments and cell therapies of tomorrow. Our global manufacturing network is recognized for its reliable, high-quality services, regulatory track record, global footprint, innovative technology platforms and extensive experience – we, in Singapore are proud to be part of this global network.

The role will perform all duties to ensure the monthly Supply Planning processes are completed to support the integrated planning processes. Role is 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. The role will also entails recommending improvements to enable supply plan accuracy and outlook.

Key responsibilities:

  • Perform all duties to ensure the monthly Supply Planning processes are completed to support the integrated planning processes.
  • 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 with the guidance from manager.
  • To improve the accuracy of supply plan and outlook.
  • To execute the monthly supply planning cycle including the creation and updating of supply plans and identification of key supply decisions.
  • Ensure input from all relevant stakeholders are incorporated into supply plan.
  • Assist to prepare supply planning input into monthly S&OP cycle and annual budget cycle.
  • Liaise with all relevant stakeholders and functions to obtain data for the purpose of supporting future supply plans and actions.
  • Ensure timely and accurate supply plan data entry is performed and maintained in relevant supply systems including SAP IBP and SAP ECC.
  • Maintain all supply related parameters and master data in relevant planning systems in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Provide support in Process improvement and/or Transformation projects.

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with relevant experience in a Supply Chain Planning role in Life Sciences GMP, FMCG, Medical Devices manufacturing environment, in Supply Chain Management
  • Proven track record and experience in demand and supply planning skills, with acquired solution oriented mind set to deal with complex product life cycle management, with acquired experience in handling process improvement tools and processes e.g. root cause analysis, statistical process control, etc
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills to relay and/or drive process improvements across a global organization to important stakeholders
  • Ability to influence both Supply Chain and functional leaders to support supply planning and site manufacturing strategy recommendations
  • Good change management skills to identify and streamline existing supply chain processes and multi-tasking capability
  • Good understanding of SAP and equivalent management system is highly preferred.

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.

Vaccination status: As the above role requires you to work on-site*, only fully vaccinated** employees will be shortlisted for the role.  For fully vaccinated applicants, please indicate your vaccination status as “fully vaccinated” when applying for the role.

*In line with the latest advisory from the Ministry of Manpower, from 1 January 2022 only employees who are fully vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19 within the past 180 days, can return to the workplace.

** Lonza adopts the definition of “fully vaccinated” by the Ministry of Health in Singapore which means that you:

(a) have received the full regimen of WHO EUL vaccines from a specific manufacturer; and

(b) have met the prescribed post-vaccination period for the respective vaccine to be fully effective.

We provide company transport, both ways, at multiple pick up points.

Reference: R44844