Plant Logistics Support (m/f/d)

Supply Chain / Logistics

We are looking for a Plant Logistics Support (m/f/d) for Lonza AG (100%). This is a temporary position until the end of 2023 with an opportunity to extend. Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While Lonza works in science, there's no magic formula to how they do it. Their greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, they let their people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that's the kind of work Lonza wants to be part of. Key responsibilities

  • Process order management
  • Request components needed for production from Warehouses (internal and external)
  • Organize special release when required with the dedicated MRP
  • Receive and control components, label when needed
  • Stage, prepare and dispatch components; od issue components (consumption); od receipt produce material
  • Proceed/support process order closure activities
  • Material and inventory management
  • Ensure accuracy and alignment between systems and physical inventory
  • Store materials accordingly to storage and temperature conditions
  • Handle carefully materials to prevent losses and scrap; Trigger consumable replenishment
  • Prepare and ship materials
  • Proceed to relevant physical and transactional transactions (consume, transfer, scrap, …)
  • Execute cycle count
  • Support outbound deliveries according to Shipment agreement
  • Support/backup Logistic Team Leader; Ensure business/operation continuity as per assigned duties
  • Process improvement
  • Contribute to harmonized / standardized KPI's definition; Use harmonized / standardized KPI's to define improvement initiatives and action plan
  • Identify, share with pears, and propose best practice to line manager
  • Document processes and tasks accordingly to cGMP and ISO 9001 standards


  • Apprenticeship or a comparable degree in the area of Logistics Management and/or Business / Supply Chain / Inventory Management
  • Forklift driver license required
  • Work experience in a highly regulated industry, preferred Biotech or Pharmaceutical industry
  • Logistic experience in a manufacturing site
  • Experience with SAP MM, PP, WM, eWM, as well as MES Syncade
  • od communication and presentation skills. Ability to present ideas in a clear and concise manner
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to define metrics (KPI's) and identify issues through root cause analysis
  • Ability to utilize Business Intelligence systems to extract data and generate reports
  • Competent using MS Office suite, particularly Excel and PowerPoint as well as ERP/MES and other Supply Chain systems
  • Fluent German skills, good English skills strongly preferred
  • APICS CPIM certification preferred
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt or higher preferred