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Production Planning Detailed Scheduler

Schaffhausen, Switzerland
Production Planning

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1905768847W

"Caring for the world… one person at a time” inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. This culture of

caring is the focus of our corporate philosophy, that are anchored in the internationally applicable Credo.

Cilag AG in Schaffhausen belongs to the group of Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical companies operating under the “Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson” trademark and manufactures high quality pharmaceutical products and active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs).

Today Cilag AG is one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in Switzerland supplying all the major global markets. The Schaffhausen facility is a Johnson & Johnson strategic launch and growth site for parenteral products and we have an impressive pipeline of new and innovative products.

For the department Site Planning and to support both the strong new product pipeline and the strategic position of JSC Schaffhausen within the Johnson & Johnson parenteral network as a commercial supply site we are looking for a


Production Planning Detailed Scheduler (m/f)


As a Production Planning Detailed Scheduler, you are responsible for updating and maintaining the actual production status (1-13 WK Horizon) in local scheduling tools and creating process orders as per schedule.

Responsibilities include ensuring an optimized production schedule for the products, lines and site managed in accordance to the latest customer demands and available capacity as well as downstream replenishment requirement.

Your main tasks will include:

• Optimize production schedules (1-13 weeks horizon) for products in accordance to customer demand and available capacity.

• Responsibilities also include accountability for downstream replenishment and timely release for production in collaboration with local Quality Product Owner.

• Plan for adequate capacity for equipment calibration, maintenance plan and requalification schedules for horizon 0-13 weeks and lead daily/weekly planning/production alignments for the production lines to ensure sufficient capacities/resources in the 1-13 weeks horizon.

• Manage short term exceptions such as lack of raw materials or unplanned equipment downtime

• Optimize customer service to avoid stock outs; identify and address potential short-term supply constraints within the weekly process; analyze daily supply/demand alerts and address or escalate accordingly.

• Provide input to the S&OP process through Production Planner, to allow for transparency of risks and opportunities.

• Collaborate and partner with operations to ensure accurate bill of materials switch dates and timely update product of specific production parameters (cycle times, set-up times, yield, throughput) and capacity parameters (total usable hours; target capacity, planned hours) within local ERP system for the 1-24 months horizon; develop 'optimized' recipes for better scheduling and capacity utilization / efficiency.

• Participate on investigative teams and site group initiatives (e.g. Customer Complaints, Business Continuity Planning, Kaizen/LEAN teams, etc.).

• Ensure compliance to all related planning procedures as per relevant GMP/ISO standards.


Your profile


For this challenging position, we are looking for a person that is able to set correct priorities and approaches complex challenges systematically and is able to solve them efficiently. You know how to enforce your position and are used to take up responsibilities. Furthermore, you have a continuous improvement mindset and you like to drive projects forward as well as foster collaborations in a matrix environment. You have the ability to build strong collaborative relationships, considering diverse perspectives and styles, and you show good communication skills both written and verbal.

Moreover, you demonstrate strong analytical, time management, and organizational skills.


In addition, you bring the following professional qualifications:

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business Administration with specialization in Logistics or Planning

1 – 5 years of professional work experience in supply chain within an international and regulated


Expertise in planning and/or logistics (desirable); APICS certification (preferred)

Operational experience working in ERP systems, SAP/APO, OMP Planning system.

Advanced in Excel and Microsoft Office tools.

Excellent knowledge in German and English (spoken and written).


We are offering you a multifaceted challenge in a dynamic, international environment with attractive terms and an excellent infrastructure.


If you feel attracted by this challenge and want to be part of a successful and growing organization, then please send us your online application (CV, Motivation Letter, Working References etc.).

Primary Location
Cilag AG (8562)
Job Function
Production Planning
Requisition ID