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Senior Buyer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Zürich
  • Salary: Swiss Franc80000 - Swiss Franc120000 per annum
  • Job reference: 404543/001_1566575834
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 23/08/2019

An industrial fortune 500 company are currently searching for a Senior Buyer to support their technical purchasing department. With operations over 100 countries and more than 100,000 employees, my client has an exceptional market share across the industrial manufacturing space. They are still continuing to grow at an exponential rate and are currently focusing their investments into their procurement headquarters in Switzerland. They are looking for skilled procurement professionals to support this growth and continue their momentum.

The role:

  • Creating a regional strategy for their technical commodities (electronics, metal and plastics)
  • Re-qualifying the existing supplier base and obtaining more small, local suppliers to assist
  • Creating cost-saving initiatives with integrated solutions
  • Managing a spend of €50M annually
  • Working with global counterparts and implementing/ delivering for their assembly lines
  • Providing tech support on a regional level

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • At least 4 years experience in purchasing
  • Automotive experience or equivalent
  • Background in technical commodities
  • English and German mandatory, additional languages an asset


  • Potential International relocation
  • Comprehensive bonus structures
  • Development training
  • Generous vacation allowance
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