Celgene Master Planner in Boudry, Switzerland


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, ​quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.


In this position the Manufacturing Master Planner will manage within a mid and long- term scope the logistics activities for the manufacturing site of Boudry and the detailed scheduling of the bulk and the bottle line.

This position will be lead in close collaboration with key users working in Manufacturing Operations

Services and other internal stakeholders (Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Validation, Maintenance,

Production, Global Supply Chain Planning, Global MDM…).

The Manufacturing Master Planner could act as the backup of Manufacturing Detailed Scheduler.

  1. Skills/Knowledge Required


  • 5 years experience in the field of production or supply chain planning

  • Experience within an industrial and international environment (Pharmaceutical company is an asset​)

Soft skills

  • Capability to work in a changing environment and beyond pre-defined processes and to actively

  • contribute in defining new structures

  • Pro-active personality with an eye for anticipation and continuous improvement

  • Conscientious, reliable in action follow-up

  • Analytical skills, team-player and natural leadership

  • Good negotiation, priority management communication (works in transparency), problem-solving

  • and decision-making skills

  • Excellent IT proficiency: MS Office, Excel ++, ERP, Oracle experience is an asset

  • Fluency both in French and English

  1. Duties and Responsibilities

Master Planning ​

  • Define and guarantee the execution of the Manufacturing Resources Planning in the mid-term and long plans in a timely and smooth manner (inclusive availability of materials, resources, ERP set-ups)

  • Be accountable for the timely release of SKUs, coordinate release prioritization if required

  • Lead capacity in the 12 months windows in close coordination with the different stakeholders

  • (QA, QC, Validation, Maintenance, Production, Warehouse, Supply Chain…)

  • Key contact for the Global Planning Supply Team, participate to the monthly supply plan activities

  • Be in charge of the Manufacturing Logistics KPI and metrics

  • Follow-up and define solutions for issues or deviations related to his/her scope of activities

Detailed Scheduling

  • Translate Supply plans into detailed scheduled plan on a daily basis within the frozen period

  • Manage the detailed scheduling for assigned work-centers and follow-up on executions including non-routine requests. Track Work Orders from their creations to their releases.

  • Prepare and lead the weekly scheduling meeting

Project and change management ​

  • Be accountable to execute his/her activities as per GMP regulations and ensure timeliness for eQRMS record execution

  • In charge of CCR (Change Control) impact assessment and responsible for CCR tasks verification within Supply Management Department

  • Act as SME for the made item creation process (in close collaboration with Site Master Data Management Team)

  • Act as Oracle super-user for scheduling activities

  • Accountable for any creation/update of controlled documents related to his/her scope of activities (SOP, WP, LIST, etc.)

  • Propose process improvements ideas and guide them to realization, actively participate in projects


At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients. Our vision as a company is to build a major global biopharmaceutical corporation while focusing on the discovery, the development, and the commercialization of products for the treatment of cancer and other severe, immune, inflammatory conditions.

“At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients.”

There are more than 300 clinical trials at major medical centers using compounds from Celgene. Investigational compounds are being studied for patients with incurable hematological and solid tumor cancers, including multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), triple-negative breast cancer and pancreatic cancer. As committed as we are to clinical accomplishment, we are equally committed to patient support, which is a guiding principle at Celgene. We believe all who can benefit from our discoveries should have the opportunity to do so. Celgene puts patients first with industry-leading programs that provide information, support and access to our innovative therapies.

Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.COMMITTED TO IMPROVING THE LIVES OF PATIENTS WORLDWIDE