We are currently looking for a Planner and Purchaser for our St. Gallen location (hybrid working model). In this exciting position you will be responsible for a stable end-to-end process of our key raw materials for local API production in St.
Gallen. This includes all supplier chain activities like local planning, scheduling and purchasing. In addition, you will actively manage supplier relationships, evaluation of new suppliers, planning and scheduling of internal production lines, actively contribute and influence contract discussions, and measure and report supplier performance metrics / KPIs.
In this position you will be directly reporting to the Head of Planning & Purchasing. Key Tasks
Ensuring business continuity and seamless operations
Ensuring the consistent and timely placement of purchase orders
Ensuring proactive highlighting of risk and propose / execute solutions
Conducting or contributing to supplier evaluations (for new suppliers)
Writing standard operation procedures (SOP’s) and deviation in own field
Resolving supply issues and proactively seeking solutions or alternatives
Compare material supply and budgets with capacities; identify extraordinary deviations and drive corrective actions
Monitoring and reporting defined KPIs including supplier performance
Contribution to or leadership of defined site projects
Managing and coordinating activities for special cases (i.e. urgent deliveries) across the various related departments to ensure a smooth and expedited process
Further tasks as needed under the requirements of this function
Qualifications Minimum Requirements
Vocational Training in Supply Chain Management, Planning, Purchasing or Business Administration or a strong operational background and experience
Minimum 3 years’ experience in purchasing and / or logistics / materials management or
Minimum 3 years’ experience in working with the Planning and Purchasing modules of an ERP system (preferably SAP)
Fluent in German and English (written and verbally)
Experienced in budgeting and financial knowledge
Project management experience
Experience with GMP and related documentation
If you are a personality with a proactive mindset, we are looking forward to your application.