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Category Manager for Electronics

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Zürich
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: BH29111701
  • Sector: Category Management, Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 29/11/2017
Category Manager for Electronics

A leading transport manufacturer is seeking an experienced category manager for electronics based near Zurich, Switzerland.

The company is restructuring the electronic procurement division and are looking for a person to fulfill both active and passive components. This is part of a new direction for the company and they are looking for an experienced individual to shape this department.

  • Analyse global suppliers based on quality and pricing through developing assessments.
  • Independently carry out negotiations and support projects through finalization.
  • Optimise procurement processes and costs across the department.
  • Coordinate sourcing for the company’s electronic components worldwide.
  • Lead an international team of direct supports for electronic commodities.
Skills and Experience Required:
  • Completed studies in Engineering or Business to a Masters’ Degree level or equivalent qualification.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience purchasing electronic components at a strategic level.
  • Previous management experience.
  • International experience is desired.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Fluent in German and English.
What this Job Offers You:
  • The opportunity to work for a known leader in the transport industry.
  • Leading procurement of cutting-edge technologies.
  • Personal development through further training and education to enhance career progression.
  • Future international opportunities across their network of locations.
How to apply:

If you are interested in the position, or any future opportunities, please call Ben Hoban on +442037800034 or email

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