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Operational Buyer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: St. Gallen
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 441913/002_1558961628
  • Sector: Procurement Operations, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 27/05/2019

Our client is an international manufacturer with global production sites and operations, currently in process of building a new Procurement function from scratch, partnering with Asian suppliers for the first time.

We're looking for an experienced buyer who will want to join a growing business and a dynamic team, closely working with a department head who has led Supply Chains in some of the largest and most successful businesses globally.

For an experienced buyer, this role will allow you to take a highly independent position where you can really make independent decisions that will impact the overall success of the business, but still provide you with close professional development opportunities.

Your profile:

  • You enjoy high levels of independence and you want a position where you can make independent decisions
  • You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment where you will be working on a large number of sourcing projects
  • You would enjoy working in a dynamic and energetic team, where most of your colleagues will be in their 20's and 30's
  • You enjoy working in a diverse and international business where you will be talking with stakeholders and suppliers globally

Your experience:

  • 1+ years experience working a Buyer / Procurement Analyst / Sourcing Specialist
  • You can speak fluent German or Swiss German (German is the business language) and business level English. French is not a requirement, but could also be useful
  • Experience sourcing direct spend categories in an industrial /manufacturing / automotive components company

If this sounds like you, and you're curious to find out more, please contact me (Geoffrey Reading) on for a confidential discussion.

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