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Senior Supply Planning Analyst - External Operations

Synthes GmbH

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Senior Supply Planning Analyst - External Operations

Standorte:Zuchwil, Schweiz
Funktion: Production Planning
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Requisition ID: 000016F9

Caring for the world… one person at a time” inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. This culture of caring is the focus of our corporate philosophy, that are anchored in the internationally applicable Credo
DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most comprehensive orthopedic and neurological business in the world. Our broad array of inspired, innovative and high-quality offerings help advance the health and wellbeing of people around the world.
For our Headquarters in Zuchwil, Solothurn we are looking for a highly committed
Senior Planning Analyst – External Operations
As a key contributor within our External Operations Planning organization, you will manage supply planning and scheduling processes for external suppliers for their assigned portfolio. In this role you will enable attainment of target service levels, while achieving target inventory objectives. You will create the monthly production package for the key supplier partners and lead production review meetings.

Your responsibilities

  • Be in charge of:
    • External order fulfillment, minimum order quantity
    • Service level, supply issues escalation, mitigation and reporting
    • Inventory management, supply and demand balance
    • Lead time reduction, capacity planning, supplier production scheduling
    • Production execution to plan, production shipments and reporting
    • Product distribution and transportation
  • Support the design, development and institutionalization of a best practice supply planning process with key external partners
  • Collaborate with Demand Planning team to receive demand plans; conducts a formal process with the external partners to rationalize supply and demand, taking into account capacity and inventory
  • Complete complex spreadsheet analysis during issue resolution or scenario planning
  • Support External Operations inventory reduction efforts, including analysis and inventory reporting on a monthly basis


Your profile

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, Logistics, or Operations is required
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in Demand Planning, Supply Planning and/or Supply Chain Management is required
  • Ability to utilize the planning systems to gather key data needed to drive business decisions
  • Strong analytical skills are required, specifically within MS Excel to include v-look ups, pivot tables, and graphing
  • Ability to work independently in a matrix environment, with minimal supervision and strong sense of urgency is required
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely across all supply chain function areas is required
  • In-depth knowledge of MRP concepts and conceptual knowledge of ERP systems (SAP/JDE/APO) is preferred
  • Experience and/or certification in Lean or Six Sigma processes are preferred
  • APICS certification is preferred and the candidate will be expected to certify once hired, if he/she does not already possess
  • Fluency in English is required, good knowledge of German would be a strong asset
If you feel attracted by this challenge and want to be part of a successful and growing organization, then please send us your online application (CV, Motivation Letter, Working References etc.)

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Synthes GmbH (7111)
Production Planning