We have been selected to recruit a Senior Supply Planner (please see the job description on our website ) for the central supply chain organization of our client, based in the region of Zurich.
Our client creates fundamental solutions for its customers worldwide, delivering both high volume items as well as rare solutions.
The company generates a yearly revenue of more than € 3 billion.
As a Senior Supply Planner, you will be responsible for the following scope of duties :
Conduct supply chain planning topics from a strategic perspective across the different units and functions
Coordinate, execute and maintain the supply planning processes in combination with the identification of improvements within the processes
Actively implementing recommendations for increase in efficiency in close cooperation with stakeholders, sourcing, logistics & site operations
Taking responsibility for the development, implementation and examination of supply planning strategies in the distribution & warehouse centers as well as production sites
Take possession of the supply and demand planning / forecasting for every unit and function in close cooperation with the Senior Planning Manager
Function as a point of contact for support and training on the S&OP processes
In this position, you will report directly to the Senior Planning Manager.
Further requirements and competencies for this position :
Strong academic track record at university within the areas of engineering, supply chain and / or a financial degree
Minimum 5 years’ experience in relevant areas for an international company
Potential to grow to a higher responsibility role in the short / medium term (two years)
Excellent English skills and preferably German, French, or Italian
Knowledge and working experience in Demand and Supply Planning across functional organizations
Knowledge and experience of lean manufacturing and six sigma tools
Excellent analytical skills
Capability of translating customer needs, market potentials into logistic and planning requirements