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Manager Global Planning (m/f) 100 %

Aesch / BL, Switzerland

Acino is a Swiss pharmaceutical company, leader in advanced drug delivery technologies. We have a clear focus on selected emerging markets in the Middle East, Africa, the CIS Region, and Latin America, and we operate in some of the most dynamic countries of the world.  We value courage, commitment, trust, and empathy and provide an environment that supports initiative and effort. We are proud to be action-oriented and open-minded, with a strong focus on quality and product availability, even in remote and hard to reach areas of the world.

Your main responsibilities include:

  • Development, maintaining, improving and sustaining a global planning model for given product families
  • Review inventory controls, rough cut capacity models and routings on a regular basis
  • Proactively work with stakeholders to drive and sustain excellent service performance
  • Take appropriate action within S&OP framework to define an optimized planning/inventory model that satisfies operational scorecard targets, Life Cycle Management (LCM) from launch through end of life
  • Ensure regular communication with the customer groups (internal and external) to keep them updated on latest proposals
  • Develop appropriate KPIs, monitor performance and ensures corrective improvements from root cause analysis to corrective and preventive action plans
  • Use business system to generate reports for internal discussion on delivery performance, inventory levels (both value and turns), freight cost and lead-time, as part of management reports
  • Ensure product availability and high Service Level at competitive cost
  • Support Customer Service team and regional sales organization ensuring proper alignment between demand management and delivery management. Ensure available to promise (ATP) alignment

Your profile:

  • 5 years of experience in production scheduling, production planning, inventory management and ideally also in other areas (e.g. Order Management, Purchasing, SCM reporting) in the pharmaceutical industry
  • In depth knowledge of SAP APO/ECC applications related to planning
  • Strong experience in running production planning processes (MTO, MTS, VMI, …)
  • Experience in implementation of Integrated Business Planning
  • Excellent knowledge of the manufacturing process of pharmaceutical products, with a good sound knowledge of GMP, Regulatory Affairs and Change Management
  • Business proficiency in English is a must; Proficiency in German is a strong advantage

Are you interested to join a very dynamic organization, where decisions are taken fast and where you can actively participate in creating our future. Please send your complete application to Ms. Sandra Gamboni, HR Site Head ( Only direct applications are considered.

Apply & Further Information

If you are interested in working for a company that offers such challenging opportunities, we invite you to send your application along with all pertinent documents – preferably via e-mail in one PDF document – to Mrs. S. Gamboni, Human Resource Management.

Sandra Gamboni, Manager HR

Phone +41 44 555 22 00

We are looking forward to meeting you in person. Only direct applications are considered.

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