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Production Planner (9-month fixed term contract)

NC - ATIR-674757
Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
9 March, 2020

Job Description

Our client, a multinational manufacturer with significant business units covering Medical Device production processes, are seeking a German speaking Production Planner to enhance their overall planning team on a 9-month fixed term contract. Located near Solothurn the successful Production Planner will operate with key stakeholders from international sales, logistics and external production divisions to ensure production capabilities are met and OTIF is achieved. Utilising your analytical skills you will be able to improve production capability for the business.


Production Planner (9-month fixed term contract), Solothurn, Switzerland


As a highly regarded manufacturer our client are searching to optimise their production planning in line with upcoming regulatory changes. As the Production Planner you will relish the opportunity to work independently, to lead projects across multiple countries and add variety to the current production planning function whilst ensuring customer expectations are met.


We are looking for a high calibre Production Planner with the following skill sets:

  • Educated to Degree or equivalent level ideally in an Economic or Supply Chain focused discipline
  • Circa 3+ years working experience in planning and/or production planning environment
  • Understanding of Production Planning with a data driven mindset covering a complex and varied product base
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), plus a strong knowledge of SAP would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of FDA / GMP / ISO13485
  • Fluency in English and German is required
  • Ability to travel up to 15%

If you are interested in applying for this Production Planner (9-month fixed term contract) role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Neil in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.