Planner/Buyer // Johnson & Johnson in Oberdorf

Stefanie Aerni, Randstad Actelion Allschwil
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job details

Oberdorf, Basel-Landschaft
Verkauf & Marketing
Stefanie Aerni, Randstad Actelion Allschwil
058 231 36 15


Caring for the world, one person at a time... inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people.

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 many different areas.

Main responsibilities

The Procurement Buyer/Planner has the primary responsibility of ensuring material availability to support the production schedule. Other responsibilities include managing inventory levels, supporting material/product level revisions, interacting/coordinating with suppliers on a variety of topics, and supporting other business functions as required.

  • Place purchase orders with suppliers for the procurement of production material as required by forecast and the production schedule
  • Monitor status of open purchase orders to ensure on-time delivery of all materials, including timely resolution, communication and mitigation of future potential problems
  • Expedite or defer orders as required based on schedule/inventory changes
  • Determine and establish optimal inventory levels based on forecast, demand variation and material lead times
  • Coordinate material flows throughout product/BOM changes and the introduction of new suppliers and/or materials due to new product development
  • Manage and resolve issues regarding PO to invoice discrepancies, returns and quality problems with suppliers
  • Setup & maintain material master system planning parameters (MOQ, lead time, safety stocks)
  • Collaborate with internal customers and provide a high level of customer service, including recommending solutions


  • Swiss commercial degree or University degree
  • Experience in a buyer/planner/material scheduler role
  • Knowledge of SAP R3 Material Maintenance and Production Planning modules
  • Applied knowledge of forecasting, MRP, transportation, supply chain, inventory management
  • Proficient with MS Office suite
  • Strong sense of urgency & attention to detail
  • Excellent organization, communication and follow-up skills
  • Able to influence others & manage conflict
  • Ability to self-direct and take constructive action in ambiguous situations
  • Analytical with a methodical approach to problem solving
  • Fluent German and English

This role based in Oberdorf BL, Switzerland will initially be limited until September 2020, with the option for an extension. If you are interested in working for a globally leading health care company in a challenging role, then send us your application today by email. Or give us a call if you have any questions!