Material Requirement Planner, SCM (12 months contract)

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 Material Resource Planner will perform all duties to ensure the Materials Requirements Plans are completed to enable the timely availability of materials to support the product Supply Plan. Role will be responsible to liaise with all key functions to ensure timely updates to material plans considering changes to plans or material availability issues. Execution of key tasks to support inventory plans and optimization initiatives.

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.
  • Any other duties as assigned by your Supervisor/Manager.

Key requirements:

  • Degree or Diploma in SCM, Procurement or any relevant discipline.
  • Planning and Sourcing experience & coming from a fast pace environment.
  • Good understanding of overall Procurement process and how it applies to material requirements planning (MRP).
  • Relevant SCM experience supporting internal stakeholders and manufacturing operations.
  • Purchasing knowledge and exposure in a manufacturing industry.
  • SAP knowledge.
  • Meticulous and Systematic.
  • This role requires the incumbent to be able to visually differentiate and identify colors to perform the job effectively.
  • A team player.

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: R48293
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