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Procurement Manager -Indirect Materials & Services

Sector Location Job type Salary
Flexible DOE
Date added
11 October, 2022

Job Description

My client, in the medical devices sector, is looking for a Procurement Manager – Indirect Materials & Services to join its central Procurement team in Basel.


You will manage strategic procurement globally for materials, packaging materials and outsourced processes, assisting the R&D and Production teams.


Procurement Manager – Indirect Materials & Services, Basel, Switzerland


We are looking for candidates with a good foundation within technical Procurement and some experience of strategic purchasing, ideally in a highly technical environment. We would welcome candidates from engineering, manufacturing, medical or pharmaceutical industries.


It is important that you have an understanding of centralised strategic procurement and the ability to execute short, medium and long-term strategy within a varied portfolio.


The Procurement Manager – Indirect Materials & Services will ideally have the ability to manage procurement of services and also parts/materials. Ideal previous experience would therefore be project purchasing, OPEX, CAPEX or any purchasing posts that have a very close relationship with R&D and Production sites.


The key quality we require is the ability to understand technical requirements and translate these to excellent service delivery to operational sites/stakeholders.


We are looking for high calibre candidates with the following skillset:

  • Ideally 3+ years’ experience within Procurement – with a focus within a technical sector and portfolio
  • Good level of PC literacy, able to organise, plan and innovate
  • Ideally fluent German and English