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J&J Family of Companies Sr. Regional Planner TECA in Solothurn, Switzerland

Sr. Regional Planner TECA - 2206091678W


The Sr. Regional Planner TECA is responsible for carrying out regional demand & deployment planning processes for DePuy Synthes TECA business in the EMEA region. This individual will work in close collaboration with global plan and country/cluster supply chain teams to ensure attainment of aligned business goals and objectives.

This position will be responsible for providing statistical forecast input, coordinating demand -supply handover with clusters Supply Chain teams, ensuring timely product and instrument availability by coordinating with global Plan team and weekly /monthly customer service updates.

Key Responsibilities :

– The Planner is responsible for carrying out the demand & deployment planning for the DPS TECA business in EMEA region. The position is responsible to

  • Provide statistical forecast input for country/cluster demand planning process and manage business forecasts over 12/24 months horizon for strategic planning and manufacturing / capacity planning.

  • Coordinate and Lead demand-supply handover with country/cluster plan teams.

  • Aggregate country/cluster demand to create regional demand overview and analyze business/financial plans (BP/FP) and demand plans (DP) gaps.

  • Coordinate with Global Plan for timely product availability/service levels in the countries and communicate availability information on a weekly basis.

  • Ensure business continuity by leading the review of supply disruptions and demand surges and ensure timely escalation for significant supply disruptions.

  • Manage the inventory and inventory health targets (slow and obsolete inventory).

  • Operate and coordinates the entire Network Planning process to ensure the product availability for the franchise-country

  • Maintain Master and Transactional data for ensuring product availability for franchise-country

  • Support product portfolio optimization, asset reconfiguration projects, which has potential impact on product availability and business continuity in the region

  • Operates ERP and Advanced Planning Systems and Tools


Leadership Profile

– Integrity & Credo based Actions

– Results & Performance Driven

– Sense of urgency

– Intellectual Curiosity

– Prudent Risk Taking

– Collaboration & Teaming

– Self-Awareness & Adaptability



– Bachelor's degree


– Green Belt six-sigma certification

– APICS Certification


– 2 years of relevant experience

– Experienced ERP & Planning Systems user

– Supply chain experience in medical device or pharmaceutical industry


– Fundamentals of Supply Chain

– Strong analytical skills and an aptitude for planning.

– Ability to use advance statistical techniques

– Accuracy with attention to detail

– Ability to collaborate with virtual teams

– Can drive continuous process improvements.

– Proficient user of MS Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Primary Location Europe/Middle East/Africa-Switzerland-Solothurn-Zuchwil

Organization Synthes GmbH (7111)

Travel No

Job Function Inventory Planning/Control

Req ID: 2206091678W