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Supply Planning Director

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
6 January, 2021

Job Description

In collaboration with our client, we are currently seeking a German-speaking Supply Planning Director to be based within a global head office in Zug. Covering the end-to-end Supply Chain function, you will have responsibility for improving Supply Chain operations through benchmarking and assessing industry standards – a continuous improvement mindset is essential and you will often lead projects focussed on the improvement of Supply Chain functions in line with business processes.


Supply Planning Director, Zug, Switzerland


Reporting to the VP Supply Chain Management, you will have previous experience in consumer goods and, in particular, FMCG, as well as being accustomed to the demands of a change and growth environment. The Supply Planning Director will bring excellent negotiation, 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, which will form part of an inventory replenishment optimisation project.


Leading a team of three Supply Chain Managers across various planning areas, you will have previous experience of optimising Demand, Supply and Production planning processes – including integrated planning with a proven track record in working to bring business units together from multiple locations.


Having operated in an end-to-end Supply Chain role and ideally exceptionally strong in Supply Planning, we are looking for a Supply Planning Director who has the following skillsets and subject matter expertise in:

  • Fluent in German and English is essential
  • Educated to degree or equivalent level in an Economics, Manufacturing or Supply Chain-related discipline
  • S&OP and/or Integrated Business Planning
  • Supply, Demand and Production Planning, as well as inventory replenishment processes
  • Logistics and Distribution Services knowledge with a customer service mindset
  • Project Management (A Project Management certification and experience of leading various projects would be desirable)
  • Proficient in SAP and associated tools
  • At least 8 years’ experience in Supply Chain-related roles, with exposure to FMCG environments


If you are interested in applying for this Supply Planning Director 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.