In this exciting role, the Strategic Inventory Planner is the art and science of determining optimal inventory levels and planning replenishment to make it so. Combining sales demand forecasts and supply constraints (such as delivery lead times) and using these to calculate what stock to buy when.

We are looking for a Strategic Inventory Planner who is excited about an opportunity to drive and improve inventory strategies for Sulzer USA. This is an important role for our growth strategy and we are looking for a motivated individual with a drive to improve and the ability to work independently. 


Your Goals:

Drive and improve Inventory strategy for Sulzer USA

  • Focus on medium term and long-term planning horizon
  • Analyze and optimize medium to long term planning results 
  • Manage and optimize entire planning process
  • Focus on multiple stages of the value chain 
  • Analyze and evaluate the entire delivery chain
  • Define and determine MRP strategies and parameters
  • Select applicable forecasting methods 

Act as Interface between different stakeholders

  • Conduct daily integration using internal and external interfaces
  • Implement regular reconciliation rounds using internal and external interfaces
  • Support daily operative planning  
  • React to changes and daily problems 
  • Conduct missing parts management 

Analyze and control output and KPIs

  • Implement the MRP controlling
  • Process daily and weekly results 

Our expectations

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills as required in communicating with personnel in other departments.
  • Expert with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook required
  • SAP experience required
  • Quick learner for software programs like Qlikview, (CRM, reporting software)
  • Experience with project management preferred
  • Must be well organized, detail oriented, and able to multi-task efficiently
  • Must be energetic and a self-starter


Apply below! 




About us

Through its Mixpac, Transcodent, Geka and Cox brands, Sulzer develops and delivers innovative fluid applicators for the dental, adhesives, healthcare and beauty markets. Our IP-protected applicator solutions leverage our expertise in plastic-injection moulding, micro-brushes and two-component mixing to make our customers’ products precise, safe, unique and more sustainable.