We have a new project available for a senior production planner, who will be responsible for directing the activities of the site’s production planning team and manage creation and maintenance of the site’s master production schedule for future projects.
Position duties and responsibilities Manages capacity planning requirements for the site including business supply needs, new production pipeline volume builds and other plant project work. Plans and prepares production schedules for manufacturing through subordinate planners and schedulers, develops and implements production planning policies, standards, guidelines, technology and procedures. Responsible for short term and medium term capacity planning. Manages production planning and sets clear performance standards; holds people accountable for results, delivers customer service goals, optimizes inventory investments, meets production requirements, safety targets, non-conformance/quality improvement goals, builds cross-functional and cross-departmental support, fosters overall group effectiveness. Coaches and guides teams to mine data from appropriate systems and to carry out complex analysis for ad-hoc business requests. Develops and manages local and sector programs to deliver continuous improvement in KPI’s. Develops, coaches, and guides planning team in the execution of strategic initiatives and the realization of department and company goals; advances succession planning by holding career conversations with staff. Manages and controls plant inventory. Owns and updates sector vulnerability report. Leads/supports all compliance process activities including change control, deviations, events & non-conformance reports and assess supply impact.
university bachelor’s degree or equivalent solid experience in production planning and management Experience with ERP & advanced planning systems Production planning or manufacturing experience in a medical, pharmaceutical or consumer industry Ability to develop, coach and lead a team of planners Ability to coach & develop a team of diverse, Credo-based global leaders Ability to drive & apply continuous process improvement tools and improvements to large and complex projects Working knowledge of financial processes Strong organization skills and an aptitude for planning with exceptional attention to detail Ability to translate complex situations into simple working solutions Proficient user of MS Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint. Fluent English spoken and written mandatory; German conversational
This is 6 months contract role in German part of Switzerland, extension may be possible
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