Posted 25 May 2020
To be disclosed
Contract Type

We are looking to recruit Strategic Buyer (m/f) to support procurement department at our client’s site in Zurich. An ideal candidate is the one who is an innovation driven and detail oriented with an appropriate industrial experience in a similar position.

Strategic Buyer (m/f)

  • Evaluating and defining purchasing strategies for all kind of electrical/mechanical/electronical components as well as associated materials
  • Fixing and releasing order proposals and/or purchase requisitions
  • Optimizing changes to the organization’s supply management and material usage
  • Maintaining day to day contact with suppliers and developing a list of preferred suppliers
  • Making decisions what should be bought and what produced inhouse
  • Supporting the supply performance manager in processing customer complaints
  • Analyzing industry trends and evolving technology to proactively minimize risks
  • Introducing continuous process improvement and cost reduction

Strategic Buyer (m/f)

  • University degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or similar technical field
  • Knowledge of current and emerging trends in strategic sourcing, negotiating, contracting, strategic supplier management and procurement
  • Minimum three year of industrial experience in a strategic purchasing
  • Highly skilled in MS Office and experience with ERP systems/SAP
  • Excellent German and English language skills
  • Result oriented and dedicated working style
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Strong entrepreneurial attitude with strongly drawn to innovation and new value creation
  • Able to perform independently and as part of a team
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Analytical mindset and detail oriented in an execution
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and business driven attitude
  • Comfortable to work in an interdisciplinary environment

Strategic Buyer (m/f)

Are you looking for a new challenge? Our client provides the benefits of a modern company, innovative technologies and a friendly team support. If you are interested in this position, do not hesitate to apply! We are looking to receive your application!

Frau Dr. Sanja Centineo, Consultant – Industry and Manufacturing

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