Strategic Buyer

Posted 4 weeks ago
Job ID: 8160

Job Description

Our client, a well-established, global manufacturing business servicing the Automotive industry is seeking a Strategic Category Buyer, to join their growing procurement team in Bern.

The successful applicant will have an educational background in Economics or Engineering, at least 3 years of experience in strategic purchasing, and ideally, fluency in both German and English. Proficiency in MS Office and SAP/R3, along with strong negotiation skills are essential. Previous experience within the Automotive industry will be an advantage. 

The key responsibilities for the Strategic Category Buyer are:
  • Independent management of specific material groups 
  • Development and implementation of procurement strategies
  • Overseeing global supplier relationships to lead purchasing and contract negotiation
  • Conducting global market research and supplier monitoring
  • Risk management for the managed product portfolio

If you are interested in applying for this Strategic Category Buyer role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to [email protected] or for a confidential conversation please call George in our Zug office on +41 41 588 1630.

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