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Unit Buyer

Experis AG

Posted on Sep 27, 2021 by Experis AG

Wettingen, Aargau, Switzerland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Unit Buyer
Location: Wettingen
Start: 04.10.2021
Duration: 31.12.2021 (+ext. poss.)
Workload: 100%
Languages: German + English (fluent)

Committed to maintaining our technology leadership in fields such as ultra-high-voltage power transmission and smart grids, we are introducing the role of Unit Buyer at our new Supply Chain Management Organization within High Voltage products in Wettingen.

In this role, you will be responsible for procurement activities within your assigned area, the focus being on executing category strategies in support of our overall business objectives. As a deputy for our operational buyer, you will also be responsible for taking over various operational tasks within your role as a Unit Buyer.

Do you combine strategic foresight with hands-on experience in international sourcing? Are you a self-starter with finely honed interpersonal skills and a passion for excellence? This is your chance to help shape our future. Join us!

Your responsibilities
. Execute strategic sourcing for assigned categories
. Improvement of supply-side quality and performance, supplier management, and product-specific audit support
. Initiate request for quotations in line with defined category management activities and draw up recommendations regarding suppliers
. Drive parts approval process in collaboration with technical and quality departments, in addition to supporting lean
. production and streamlining of costs
. Act as first point of contact for suppliers in all technical matters, address technical issues, and trigger escalation
. procedures wherever necessary
. Oversee operational excellence and supplier performance, implement programs to improve KPIs, and ensure
. compliance with various guidelines, including SOX
. Provide input relating to budgets, expenditure, and savings to support forecasting by category management
. Take over tasks from our Operational Buyer if needed(deputy function)
. Set up data in ERP system (SAP)

Your background
. Education in Engineering, Business Administration or Procurement (HF, FH) or Swiss federal certificate (eg Einkaufsfachmann/Einkaufsfachfrau)
. Education in basic mechanical know how
. leadership experience
. Profound experience in project sourcing
. Proven track record in international sourcing with a strong focus on forward sourcing/sourcing projects
. Hands-on mentality, a results-oriented approach, and the ability to motivate team members at all levels
. Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills together with excellent strategic and analytical abilities
. Strong command of English and German, both written and spoken, possibly complemented by additional foreign language skills

Have we awakened your interest? Then I look forward to your CV. If you have any questions, please contact Greg Margaritis.

Reference: 1336784472

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