Inventory Manager - Logistics (f/m/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.

In Visp we are looking for Inventory Manager / Logistics Warehouse (f/m/d) 100%

Key responsibilities:

  • Management of the inventory strategy for the assigned region for all LPBN material types at all manufacturing plants, tolling partners and distribution sites in collaboration with LPBN stake holders.
  • Monitor SKU level performance and analyze against LPBN metrics
  • Collaborate with Planning team to provide monthly lead variations as necessary,
  • Support the preparation of S&OP scenario, provide updates to Inventory health, deviation from plan, opportunity for improvements to NWC, lead times, optimization, and recommend profitable inventory decision.
  • Acts as a key point of contact to 3PL warehouses. (incl. active organization managing the transfers to the 3 PL`s.
  • Ensures the master data correctness of the material data of the 3PL basic material master data.
  • Works closely with planning, for continuous monitoring of SMOG inventory and management of the disposition plan, elimination and prevention of SMOG.
  • Periodic review and maintenance of concerning storage capacity.
  • Responsible for annual inventories (including external warehouses).

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor or equivalent in Supply Chain Management
  • Ability to influence both Supply Chain and functional leaders to support inventory management/ strategy recommendations
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to define metrics (KPI’s) and identify issues through root cause analysis
  • Advanced level of MS Office skills, particularly Excel knowledge and PowerPoint
  • Ability to utilise Business Intelligence systems such as SAP to extract data and generate reports
  • Fluency in English and in German

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: R45745