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S&OP Manager

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
6 January, 2021

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for an S&OP Manager to be based at our client’s Supply Chain office in Zurich. Covering the end-to-end S&OP area, you will have responsibility for improving Supply Chain operations and planning through benchmarking and assessing industry standards – you will manage and develop new S&OP processes with the overall aim of taking the function to an improved level and towards best in class standards.


S&OP Manager, Zurich, Switzerland


Reporting to the Head of Supply Chain, you will have previous experience in an FMCG business and be accustomed to the demands of a fast-paced environment. The S&OP Manager will bring excellent planning, communication and project management skills, and will have an understanding of how to apply industry trends in order to deliver improvements across quality, cost and service areas. With a fact-based approach, you will also lead digital technology improvement projects from strategy definition through to execution.


Through strong analytical thinking and previous S&OP experience, the successful applicant will be capable of increasing the maturity of the S&OP process. This will include realigning S&OP as a business process, with the long-term aim of implementing IBP within the group.


Having operated in a previous Supply Chain role, we are looking for an S&OP Manager who has the following skillsets and subject matter expertise:

  • S&OP and/or Integrated Business Planning
  • Supply Chain Finance
  • Supply Planning and Logistics Services knowledge, with a customer service mindset
  • Lean/Six Sigma Certification would be desirable
  • SAP and versions of, including ideally SAP S4 Hana
  • Educated to degree or equivalent level, ideally in an Economic or Supply Chain-focused discipline
  • At least 5 years’ experience in Supply Chain related roles, with exposure to FMCG environments
  • Fluent in English, proficiency in another European language would be an advantage
  • Ability to travel and work across multiple site locations in central Europe


If you are interested in applying for this S&OP Manager 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.