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Danaher Corporation Material Planner in Eysins, Switzerland

Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Cytiva is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

What you’ll do

The Material Planner will be part of the supply chain department and will participate to all activities related to this department.

  • Manage materials planning, distribution, and allocation process, according to prioritization criteria defined by the business

  • Manage, prioritize purchases, coordinate with material buyers supporting.

  • Capacity planning, master scheduling

  • Ensure operational alignment with production plan and KPIs (Inventory level, turns, backlog, priority orders)

  • Be agile with push and pull planning

  • Optimize inventory (MFG and DIST) and implement process improvements, using Lean and BI tools.

  • Manage item distribution setups to provide visibility of short/long term backlog (dates management)

  • Ensure you have a Plan For Every Part for all the range of items under your management

  • Focal point for prioritization process and escalation, cascading critical demands to production plan and aligning internal/external stakeholders

  • Works together with business leadership on projects of critical importance.

  • Support NPI’s projects but as well EOL’s – Close collaboration with R&D

  • Generate and provide forecasts to suppliers, be part of weekly reviews, or QBR’s

  • Work closely with sourcing on actions to improve supplier’s OTD as well reduce PPV’s

  • Invoices discrepancies resolution

  • Work closely with S&OP leader to align production planning with moving demands/exceptions

  • Aging material review and actions, obso management

  • Review, maintain, create, improve Work Instructions

  • Be an active member of our QMS, support deviations, CAPA’s, Change Controls, DCC

  • Be the representant of supply chain at the ECCB board

  • Daily management of 2 CMO’s supplying Devices, Spares and Medical Devices

  • Work closely with the Main Distribution Center and the Distribution Planner

  • Voice of Customer is your primary objective, OTD.

  • Learn and work every day with DBS tools

  • Be able to support basics of logistics whenever required

  • Travels may happen time to time for this role, especially to visit CMO’s

  • Support Transfer of Work and Strategic Projects

    Who you are

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 4 years of experience in Manufacturing OR Distribution planning).

  • Minimum of 5 additional years of experience in Materials Planning and Execution, Distribution or Supply Chain experience

  • Masters Degree preferred

  • 8-10 years of proven experience in Materials Planning and Execution preferred

  • APICS Certification preferred

  • Oracle knowledge (EBS and ASCP) and experience preferred

  • Lean Manufacturing Experience preferred

  • Medical Devices experience, ISO13485 is a plus

  • Fluent in English, French is a plus

  • Somebody autonome, rigorous, natural leader

  • First or management experience may be a plus

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.