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Planning Analyst Supply Chain

Zuchwil, Solothurn
Planning & Analysis

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805661824W

DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most comprehensive orthopedic and neurological business in the world. DePuy Synthes offer an unparalleled breadth and depth of technology, devices, services and programs in the areas of joint reconstruction, trauma, spine, sports medicine, neurological, cranio-maxillofacial, power tools and biomaterials. Building on the legacy and strengths of two great companies, we are creating one organization that will be agile and better equipped in today’s evolving health care environment. Our broad array of inspired, innovative and high-quality offerings help advance the health and wellbeing of people around the world.


For our EMEA Headquarter in Zuchwil (CH), we are looking for a highly committed


Planning Analyst Supply Chain 


As part of the global Trauma Demand Planning Team you support the monthly Sales and Operations Planning process and act as interface between Marketing & Sales and the Supply Network Planning Team. 
We are looking to import talent into the organization for an 18 months contract.

  • Manage Product Lifecycle, collect and validate Market Intelligence, coordination with other functions
  • Support global Launch Forecasts for New Product Introductions considering market analysis, cannibalization, and align with Regional Planning teams.
  • Gather and understand market intelligence and incorporate impacts in the demand forecast
  • Review statistical forecast and adjust
  • Analyze consensus forecast changes and participate in demand review and supply handover processes
  • Measure, track & report forecast accuracy and drive corrective actions for improved outputs
  • Continuous improvements of processes in order to increase the performance towards our end customers


Your profile

  • At least 2-4 years professional work experience in the supply chain area
  • Higher education or equivalent further education (example APICS certification)
  • Excellent planning skills and a structured and independent way of working
  • Understanding of forecasting techniques
  • Strong team-player with cross-departmental thinking
  • Ability to adjust your communication towards different stakeholders
  • Good understanding of ERP systems (SAP), experience with Advanced Planning Systems is preferred, 
    strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Excellent in English (spoken and written), German a benefit

If you are willing to participate and perform in a dynamic and complex international environment then please send us your online application (CV, Motivation Letter, Working References etc.) by clicking here.


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Primary Location
Synthes GmbH (7111)
Job Function
Planning & Analysis
Requisition ID