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Material Planner

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
26 July, 2019

Job Description

Material Planner

Zurich, Switzerland


Our client, a global market leader in the Life Sciences industry, seeks a Material Planner for their site in Zurich. As Material Planner, you will focus on the pre-planning activities for the production lines and you will facilitate the operational buying of traded goods whilst focussing on ensuring continuation of production in respect of the material availability and specifications.


You will review, challenge and improve the inventory reduction measures as well as ensuring achievement of delivery targets OTIF. Operating in a system-based material scheduling environment, you will be forward looking with previous professional experience in the field of scheduling or production control. Furthermore, there is responsibility for operational buying of traded goods, and the ability to control the procurement processes in the relevant area.


Desired Skills and Experience

As a Material Planner we are looking for high calibre leaders with the following skill sets:

  • Educated to Degree or equivalent level
  • Fluent in English and German
  • Process optimisation experience and continued improvement of material planning activities
  • Circa 3 - 5 years' experience in production or industrial environment
  • Strong analytical skills and experience with scheduling and planning
  • High level of PC literacy, and strong knowledge of SAP is essential


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