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Strategic Purchaser

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bern
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 370253/001_1544203493
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 07/12/2018

As a leading name in material technology, this clients dominates the market across a number of product portfolios in the transport and civil engineering sectors - as well as other industrial markets. Across the 20,000 person organisation, they place a large emphasis on paving the way to a more sustainable future - which they embody in their culture and product innovation. Currently, they are looking for someone who shares these values, to join their Bern HQ as a Strategic Buyer.

Role:

  • Strategic procurement responsibility for semi-finished/bought-in components

  • Champion and implement the shift towards lean activities across new and existing project processes

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

  • Evaluate supplier performance, engaging with both internal and external stakeholders

Profile

  • Strong professional experience within procurement - at least 2 years experience

  • Able to work very independently

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Good influencer of people - able to clearly explain and justify key concepts

  • Education background in Technical or Commercial fields will be considered

  • Fluent in German and English.


We are looking for professionals who are highly adaptable, with the ability to perform in a high-pressure environment. Ideal candidates will have not just strong analytical skills, but also very good people-facing skills, able to develop great relations with suppliers on a long-term basis.

Benefits:

  • 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

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