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La Prairie is the leader in luxury skincare, present in 70 countries around the world.
Synonymous not only with luxury, the La Prairie name evokes innovation, performance, high-touch service and Swissness — the purity, precision and excellence inherent to the extraordinary land that saw the brand’s inception in 1978.
La Prairie endeavors to fulfill a quest for timeless beauty through the highest standards of advanced technology combined with exquisite formulations and elegant packaging — elevating science to art.

Global Supply Planner Components


Volketswil, Zurich, CH, 8604

Contract Type:  Temporary - full-time


In this role you will execute the Supply Chain and Supply Management Strategy in operation and ensure continuous supply and best product availability to meet global market demand and company targets. You will increase efficiency of the planning process and optimize inventory levels and inventory coverage for primary and/or secondary components.


Main Accountabilities


Supply Planning

  • Close collaboration with Finished Goods Planning for synchronization of demand and supply
  • Identify, monitor and action major gaps (weeks cover) between supply, forecast and actual sales
  • Monthly creation of a validated net-demand-forecast (NDF) for assigned products, categories or suppliers.
  • Master scheduling for purchasing of packaging material with suppliers based on optimal lead-times,

lot sizes and prices.

  • Monitor supplier capacity and potential risks of availability and supply

(Bottlenecks, capacity constraints, out-of-stocks)



  • Ensure conversion of net-demand into purchase orders under consideration of lead-times,
  • P/O submission to suppliers and follow-up of confirmation in agreed period of time
  • Frequent and pro-active tracking of pending production orders to ensure on-time shipping ex source.


Process Management & Systems

  • Responsible for continuous examination of existing processes and systems, evaluation in the

context of organizational goals, propose changes or enhancements, manage implementation and

changes including standard process documentation.

  • Responsible for coordinating activities of Supply Chain Management, involvement in particular

processes, ensuring that they are working as efficiently and effectively as possible.



  • Lead and support projects within the supply chain as prioritized by the management.



  • Team Support on administrational tasks


Knowledge, skills and experience:


  • Good Analytical and Communication Skills
  • Structured and organized
  • Performance oriented thinking
  • Team Player
  • German and English is essential
  • Solid SAP and Excel Skills
  • 3 ~ 5 years of proven Planning experience


Work quota: 100% 1 year temporary



La Prairie is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications by candidates from diverse backgrounds.


                                                                                                                      We look forward to receiving your application!