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German Speaking Project Buyer - Engineering Projects

Sector Location Job type Salary
From CHF 110,000
Date added
7 June, 2022

Job Description

My client, a large multi-national business in the engineering sector, seeks a German Speaking Project Buyer.


As the German Speaking Project Buyer, you will be responsible for managing project purchasing within a specialist engineering environment.


German Speaking Project Buyer – Engineering Projects, St Margrethen, St. Gallen, Switzerland


My client is offering an excellent opportunity for an experienced Procurement professional to undertake a key Procurement post within project purchasing.


It is essential for this role that you have a solid understanding of procurement processes within a business, ideally from within a heavy industrial or engineering sector.


You will support global projects from the Swiss headquarters and be able to efficiently manage multiple project streams, requirements and harmonizing sourcing strategy, alongside meeting technical and operational requirements and preventing bottlenecks in production.


The successful candidate will therefore be an excellent communicator, with the ability to positively engage multi-disciplinary teams, and understand and translate technical requirements from various levels within the business. Experience of working in a cross-functional Projects team or internally-focused Business Excellence team would be highly advantageous, as would experience in a multi-national environment.


You will need to be highly organised and efficient, with a pragmatic approach. The main personal quality we are looking for is someone with a can-do attitude that will positively drive projects forward and offer innovative solutions to minimise project risks.


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

  • Fluent German and minimum B1 English
  • Educated to degree or equivalent level (ideally within Engineering or a related business function)
  • Project procurement experience is highly beneficial, but we welcome applicants from operational or strategic procurement with experience of any technical parts, components, CAPEX or OPEX purchasing
  • High level of PC literacy, able to organise, plan and innovate
  • Ideally 4+ years’ experience
  • Driven and solutions-orientated


If you are interested in applying for this German Speaking Project Buyer role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to  for a confidential conversation please call Charlotte in our Zug office on +41 41 588 1874