Director - End to End Supply Planner - Bioconjugates (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.

As one of the first CDMO’s to support commercialization of bioconjugate products we have a broad and robust expertise in drug conjugation. Delivery of these complex molecules leverages the range of modalities available in Lonza’s toolbox. 

With an increasing number of integrated and complex programs, the need to meet customer’s expectations and deliver an end to end supply solution is ever more important. In this role you will manage and control supply planning across site and modality, to provide robust supply scenarios and high quality communication & transparency internally and to our customers. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Integration of current and future demand and supply plans by capturing customer demand. Assess potential discrepancies and risks to deliver supply plans across projects and modalities. Develop alternative scenarios with customer and business impact statements

  • Evaluate risk associated with the scenarios for the customer and business. Develop mitigation plans to manage the risks. Present the data to key stakeholders as part of the S&OP process. 

  • Engage with the customer working with the program management team to understand demand and present supply scenarios. Provide feedback from the customers discussions across projects and modalities.

Key requirements:

  • APICS qualified. Degree qualified with Masters in Engineering or Business desired

  • Many years of solid experience working in the pharmaceutical industry. Strong understanding of mammalian and / or bioconjugates industries

  • Experience and confidence working in a matrix environment

  • Financial and business acumen and expertise in S&OP processes. Expert knowledge in planning tools with SAP or equivalent system knowledge preferred

  • Strategic thinking and approach to planning activities. Self-starter with a high level of autonomy and self-learning. Strong collaborative skills with an ability to engage and influence stakeholders

  • Fluency in English is a Must and language skills in German is an advantage

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: R57342
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