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Raw Material Planner / Raw Material Buyer

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
10 June, 2021

Job Description

Our client, a global FMCG manufacturing business, is seeking a German speaking Raw Material Planner to join their busy manufacturing site.

The candidate will be responsible for the planning of Raw Materials for a critical production site for material related to the Food & Beverages sector. The ideal candidate will have strong analytical skills and a keen interest in Supply Chain.


Raw Material Planner / Raw Material Buyer, St Gallen, Switzerland


The successful candidate will be a strong communicator, with the ability to work to deadlines and deliver analysis to the Planning Manager in a concise and clear manner. You will be adept in data management and data analysis, and naturally will be experienced in producing and dealing with large data sets.


Furthermore, by taking a proactive approach, you will ensure optimal supply to customers through efficient availability of raw materials for production. This will be through balancing forecasted demand with actual inventory levels.


As Raw Material Planner, we are looking for high calibre candidates with the following:

  • Strong analytical skills, with previous experience in Supply Chain and ideally material planning
  • Fluent in English and German
  • Some working experience over raw material planning or raw material purchasing would be advantageous, with the understanding of Supply Chain management and good Logistics knowledge
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (strong skills in Microsoft Excel required)
  • Knowledge of working with ERP systems would be an advantage  
  • Strong communication skills


If you are interested in applying for this Raw Material Planner role, role please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Sienna Grey in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007