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Strategic Buyer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Zürich
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 373533/001_1541598001
  • Sector: Procurement Operations, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 07/11/2018

We're currently looking for a Strategic Buyer in the greater area of Zurich/Winterthur, Switzerland. Our client is a global industrial manufacturing group and is a leader in its market with strong yearly growth and ambitious targets.

Being in a growing phase, they are now looking for a Strategic Buyer to reinforce their team who will drive an interesting sourcing project, designed to bring strategic capabilities in-house.

Strategic Buyer

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ask, compare and drive things forward for quotations.
  • Implementation of a procurement strategy
  • Management of suppliers
  • Management of purchasing projects
  • Price and contract negotiations
  • Creation of performance evaluations for the assigned suppliers
  • Improvement of the performance
  • Define the optimal planning values for merchandise categories


  • At least 4 years of experience as a Strategic Buyer within an industrial environment
  • Strong negotiating skills and analytical thinking
  • Experience in project management, like to work on cross-team projects
  • Fluency in German and in English are essential
  • Experience in SAP/R3 and MS Office
  • Being a team player, resilient and flexible personality
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