Manufacturing & Scheduling Project Manager

The company

The Swatch Group Services LTD is a dynamic company of the Swatch Group providing high quality services to the Group organizations worldwide in the fields of Logistics, Information Technology, Customer Service and Real Estate. The company belongs to the Swatch Group, the world’s largest watch-maker with a portfolio of 18 brands of which Omega, Longines, Tissot and Swatch. The Swatch Group Logistics division is looking for a new colleague:

Job description

Manufacturing & Scheduling Project Manager

Mission
You will work within the Swatch Group Logistics team, and be faced to a multitude of stakeholders across the different Groups brand organizations and suppliers. Your core mission will be initially centered on building trusting relationships with relevant stakeholders in order to identify improvement opportunities in the Upstream processes of our supply chains; to elaborate project proposals aiming to improve Brands products availability, enhance brands’ supplier network lead-times & scheduling capabilities and furthermore, the required coordination across the “extended supply chain”.

Your responsibilities

  • Logistics & Manufacturing process review, all types of high level calculations, process & data flows supervision, KPI’s, roles & responsibility definition
  • Supervising and guiding project teams across the full project lifecycle in subjects such MPS or MRP optimization and capability building
  • Identifying issues and risks proactively, prioritizing those and supporting sites in identifying counter measures
  • Pro-actively seeking improvement initiatives to address Brand’s business challenges, particularly related to productivity, transformation, implementation and change management.
  • Management & coordination of logistics & manufacturing best practices among Swatch Group brands
  • Coordination with internal and external SG Brands partners & suppliers, staying current on the latest trends and bring best practices to SGL to ensure that we are finding the most optimal way to support our Brands and Countries in which we operate
  • Support / Elaboration on preparation of BPP / CER for logistics projects

Profile

  • Bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering / MBA or equivalent a plus
  • Certification on APICS - CPIM highly desirable
  • 5+ years of experience in a manufacturing leadership role with operational experience as mid-term planner, supply planner or production scheduler
  • Experience with Lean Six Sigma and Process Improvement approaches
  • Demonstrated ability to engage and influence people at all levels of the organization as a Project Manager
  • Core Expertise in Manufacturing Planning & Scheduling and in subjects such as Master Production Schedule, Capacity Planning & scheduling
  • Highly advanced analytical & cognitive skills, ability to think “out of the box”
  • Strong critical thinking skills and ability to drive project execution through local project teams
  • High aptitude in working cross-culturally and cross-functionally
  • Self-starter, Has “hands-on” approach and strong drive for results with minimum supervision
  • Must have solid knowledge of MRP/ERP like systems as well as typical PC/business software. APO knowledge would be a plus
  • Languages: English and French is mandatory, any other languages are an advantage
  • Swiss Citizen or Swiss Permit holders

Professional requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering / MBA or equivalent a plus
  • Certification on APICS - CPIM highly desirable
  • 5+ years of experience in a manufacturing leadership role with operational experience as mid-term planner, supply planner or production scheduler.

Languages

  • Languages: English and French is mandatory any other languages are an advantage

Contact

Our offer
An interesting job in a company that provides you with the opportunity to use your technical and interpersonal skills in a wide variety of settings, and the possibility for you to develop yourself. You will work in a dynamic, fast-paced international environment.

Interested?
Submit your application via the link to Swatch Group Services LTD