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Strategic Commodity Buyer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Zürich
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 547600/002_1555333873
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 15/04/2019

Still upholding their core values as a family-owned company, this company has evolved in to one of the world's leading manufacturers of electronic and mechatronic components, in their field. With their continued growth, they are searching for a Strategic Purchaser (with a sound Technical Background), to join their team in Zurich.


  • Responsibility for evaluating and implementing global sourcing strategy for the dedicated category

  • Champion and implement the shift towards lean activities across new and existing processes - and implementation of cost optimization initiatives

  • Supplier Management responsibility - participate in initial supplier evaluation, audits and development

  • Market analysis and risk management for the decicated commodity group


  • Strong technical background e.g. Engineering Degree, Technical apprenticeship etc

  • Creative thinker; able to design new processes and innovative solutions

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Resilient and adaptable; able to work efficiently with a continually developing scope

  • Fluent German and English speaker

Directly reporting to the Head of Supply-Chain - this is a highly visible role that will offer the chance to influence and make a true impact on the firm's higher business needs. As such, it is vital that the chosen candidate as very capable of working independently, but also confident in their ability to communicate with keys stakeholders - both internal and external.


  • Work for a company that is at a key stage in its development - becoming a dominant force on the market

  • Be part of a talented team, within a rapidly growing company

  • Versatile health services

  • Strong development and training programmes

  • Frequent and flexible career progression options

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 Chris Williams directly on: +44 203 7588932

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