Bio (biotechnology) Material Requirements Planner

  • Contract type Temporary Assignment - between 10 to 11 months
  • Place
  • Reference planner-12749-571828
  • Assignment start date 01-Jun-2023
  • Sector Chemistry & Life Sciences
  • Publication date 11.05.2023
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Mandated by one our client company, we are looking for a Site Business Unit MRP ("Material Requirements Planning”) Planner in Visp.

Bio (biotechnology) Material Requirements Planner

Your assignment

Mandated by one our client company, we are looking for a BIO (Biotechnology) Site Business Unit MRP ("Material Requirements Planning”) Planner in Visp. - Duration 01-Jun-2023 to 30-Apr-2024 (between 10 to 11 months)
- Job Location: Visp
- Hybrid (2-3 days a week onsite) but also Remote possible (only from Switzerland)
- Working hours: (normal working hours approx. 8:00 to 17:00)
- Language requirements - English (Business Fluent), German preferred (Beginner)
- Travel? No Travel required
- Reports to: Team Supply Planner

Description The Site Business Unit MRP Planner is accountable/responsible (ROH, CSTM, VERP) for : - Material planning management
- Master and transactional data
- Inventory management
- Process improvement

The Visp Bio (biotechnology) BU MRP Planner: - General:
- Apply and promote company culture and code of conduct
- Ensure compliance to applicable regulations

  - Material planning management
- Create VSF (Vendor Scheduling Agreement (VSA) Forecast) for independent requirements
- Drive and convert purchase requisitions to purchase order at the right time considering the supplier lead time and the release time o Maintain purchase orders accordingly to supplier confirmation
- Contact supplier if delivery date is not fitting the requirement date
- Liaise with Operational Buyer for escalation and use Procurement tracker when needed
- Oversee release and contact QA for release prioritization o Identify key roadblocks and report to line manager

  - Master and transactional data
- Create, maintain, delete material master data parameters to ensure systems fit the need of the business
- Check transactional data to ensure that systems reflect real time status

  - Inventory management
- Drive reduction of excess inventory to ensure optimal level of material under his profit centers to prevent losses and/or scrap.
- Process improvement
- Contribute and deploy Global and Local initiatives
- Contribute to harmonized / standardized KPI’s definition o Use harmonized / standardized KPI’s to define improvement initiatives and action plan
- Identify, share with pears, and propose best practice to line manager
- Document processes and tasks accordingly to cGMP and ISO 9001 standards
- Apply applicable financial regulations o Liaise with Operational Buyer for Procurement Master Data quality and for packaging size optimization

Your profile

- Swiss and/or EU nationality or an already existing and valid work permit for Switzerland.
- 5-10 years of relevant experience preferred, but 0-4 years of experience will also be considered
- Strong knowledge of MRP (Material Requirements Planning) processes and procedures
- Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
- Strong attention to detail
- Strong written and verbal communication skills in English, German preferred
- Familiarity with applicable financial regulations and compliance requirements
- Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
- Experience with SAP and other MRP software is preferred


We look forward to receiving your application via the online application form.

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Manpower Switzerland offers its customers more than 55 years of experience in the recruitment, selection and placement of permanent and temporary staff, as well as in HR solutions. Its network of 50 branches active in all linguistic regions, 20,000 temporary staff, 1,500 permanent placements and over 5,000 clients – including small, medium and large companies – in all sectors of industry make Manpower one of Switzerland’s leading providers of workforce management solutions.
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