Senior Specialist Insert Growth Analyst

For our customer in Luzern we are looking for a
Senior Specialist Insert Growth Analyst

Senior Specialist Insert Growth Analyst

Main Tasks:

  • Maintain, update, and improve insert growth models across products/ markets within prescribed timelines, including the integration of strategic product plans (e.g. site changes, launches, reduced labeling, etc.)
  • Interface with MRL and MMD, through various established forums (e.g. MOW Alignment Team, Insert Growth Team, Keytruda Value Chain Management Team, etc.), to collect key inputs to the model per product and identify potential linkages across products
  • Raise awareness to key stakeholders when action is required to change packaging (larger or smaller)
  • Liaise with Artwork centers to execute changes to packaging
  • Lead the activities of the insert growth team and further start up other teams as recommended through modelling
  • Support MSD’s efforts for e-labeling or reduced labeling

Network & Source Changes:

  • Ensure early engagement with Product Source Management group for robust implementation of Source of supply Changes in EMEA HUB, by translating existing source change project into tangible supply chain system readiness milestones while minimizing impact on service and cost
  • Ensure that Voice of the HUB is captured during the Pre-Chartering Phase.
  • Identify scope of change and analyzeimpact on resource planning
  • Assessing and influencing target dates from an end-to-end perspective

Regulatory Driven Artwork Changes:

  • Responsible for the coordination and tracking of Artwork Milestones impacting the EMEA Supply Chain HUB.
  • Tracking and reporting upon the initiatives and projects in the overall portfolio using information available in Regulatory tools
  • Work with project lead to use process toolset to construct, deploy and maintain the methodology which is used to manage large scaleinitiatives/projects including- Serialization, Corporate initiatives, Divestitures.
  • Execute Phase in/ Phase out of SKUs related with material proliferations required due to Regulatory requirements/ Serialization/ Harmonization
  • Manage theLast Authorized Shipping Date Process for the assigned product portfolio


  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably Business Management or Life Sciences, Supply Chain or related discipline.
  • Minimum 2-5 years work experience in manufacturing/packaging preferably in pharmaceutical environment: familiarity with packaging operations and components, Regulatory & Artwork, Supply Chain, Project Management
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Highly experienced in Project management and Task management.
  • Experience in working on a highly regulated environment
  • Proficient in the use of business software (including MS Excel, MS Power point, MS Project).
  • Working knowledge of SAP (prior experience with Merck MRP systems, practices/principles beneficial)
  • Lean/continuous improvement mindset- Yellow or Green Belt desirable.
  • Fluent in English
  • Pharmaceutical experience is an advantage.
  • APICS CPIM or CSCP certification is an advantage

The temporary assignment is planned for one Year, desired start-date in the beginning of June 2021.

Don’t miss this opportunity and apply! Andrea Alfonsi from the Kelly Team in Basel is looking forward to receiving your application.

  • Kelly Services Switzerland
    Andrea Alfonsi

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