Planning Coordinator/Expert

Posted 17 September 2021
SalaryBis zu Swiss Franc0.00 per annum
Job type Limited
DisciplineLogistics/Transportation/Supply Chain

Job description

Our client is an international pharmaceutical company based in Basel. We have been commissioned for a temporary position starting immediately, planned for 6 months with option for prolongation, as

Planning Coordinator/Expert

This position is responsible to manage the operational planning incl. inbound flows (orders and shipments) and the associated tools/processes (incl. Artwork management).

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform monthly supply planning operations in close cooperation with the Global Planning Manager (in Excel and SAP IBP)
  • Supply PO placement with suppliers and follow up
  • Management of inbound flows incl. organization of inbound shipments from supplier to HUB
  • Super User SAP (MM,IBP) supporting the SAP implementations and ensuring correct setup of SAP in collaboration with the business and IT
  • Maintain SAP Master Data accuracy
  • Manage/support projects in the Supply Chain area
  • Ensure operationally with external Artwork Supplier and internal functions management of Artwork changes


  • Out of stocks, OTIF
  • Costs of Supply/Inbound Transport
  • SAP setup issues
  • Launches/Production Transfers on time
  • Pojects on time

Key interactions

  • External suppliers of (semi-) finished products (supply, capacity planning, transfers)
  • Markets (commercial)
  • Transport providers (Shipments supplier to HUB)
  • IT
  • Customer Service/Logistics
  • Regulatory (Marketing Authorization Transfers, Artwork Changes)
  • Corporate Supply Chain functions


  • University Degree in Supply Chain or very Supply Chain related functions
  • Min 3 years on hand experience as Planning Coordinator/Expert with intense exposure to SAP and Artwork creation, preferably in the pharmaceutical/Consumer Health business
  • Very strong analytical thinking
  • Self-starter, able to work independently and picking up responsibility in a newly created Supply chain
  • Continuous Improvement mindset.
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure
  • Ability to work in remote teams
  • SAP (IBP, MM)
  • MS Excel (very good knowledge incl. creation of own complex reports/spreadsheets)
  • Very good English (must have), French & Italian (asset)

Interested? Andrea Alfonsi form the Kelly Basel Team is looking forward to receiving your interesting application!