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Project Buyer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bern
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 348503/001_1540921627
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 30/10/2018

Known for their unwavering commitment to quality and innovation, this leading Swiss Tier-1 supplier is regarded as a top provider of Electronic Motors and Actuators to the top Automotive OEMs.

As they expand worldwide they are also continually looking for top talent to join their Headquarters in Switzerland, and are currently looking for project buyers who share the same passion for the future of the Automotive industry.

The role:

  • Complete responsibility for the procurement needs of the project BU

  • Analysis and consultation of the internal requirements working cross-functionally

  • Strategic responsibility for definition of suppliers, as well as make/buy decisions

  • Negotiation with suppliers

  • Ensuring success of purchasing transition from project life to serial production

  • Managing suppliers to ensure procurement performance (quality, cost, time)

Experience Required:

  • Technical Background (Engineering Diploma/Apprentice, or equivalent)

  • 2+ Years project purchasing experience

  • Passion for the automotive industry and continued innovation

  • Fluent French and English

  • Energetic personality, able to be a motivating-team player in a high-performing environment

We are looking for someone who is passionate about developing their automotive professional career, within an innovative, high-achieving environment. As a buyer, engaging with state-of -the-art projects, you should come from a technical background - with the ability to engage in value-adding discussion with the engineering/development teams.


  • Work on state-of-the-art developments within the Automotive industry

  • Flexible development opportunities - options for routes in to Technical Sales/Project Management as well as procurement

  • Great work-life balance

  • Strong investment in employees (training, development etc)

  • Located in their technically advanced HQ in a beautiful area of Switzerland

  • Travel opportunities.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this opportunity, or any other potential roles that may be available to you, apply below for a confidential discussion, or contact me directly on: +44 203 7588932

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