We are currently seeking a German speaking Purchasing Manager to be based with our client in Zurich.
Purchasing Manager, Zurich, Switzerland
Acting as the primary point of contact between suppliers and business stakeholders you will be responsible for leading procurement activities in Switzerland which will include contract negotiation, auction management as well as implementing the overall global sourcing strategy. Typically, other procurement activities will include project coordination, supplier search, supplier recommendation and contracting support in line with the source to contract process.
As Purchasing Manager you will ideally have previous experience in an FMCG environment due to the dynamic fast paced nature of the role. You will be responsible for sourcing related to raw materials such as Food & Beverages as well as Packaging materials. You will be adept at implementing Procurement strategies and tailoring your approach to each sourcing activity based on ever changing bespoke customer demands.
By applying an analytical approach, you will assess raw data, work prominently with key stakeholders and implement the sourcing activity required on a case by case basis. Through creation of an ongoing runway of savings you will be required to deliver improvements in terms of cost, innovation and quality.
As Purchasing Manager we are looking for high calibre candidates with the following:
If you are interested in applying for this Purchasing Manager role please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Neil in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.