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Project Buyer - Technical Innovations

Ref
CC-5963
Sector Location Job type Salary
Circa CHF 100,000
Date added
25 May, 2022

Job Description

My client, a rapidly growing, innovative medical devices company, is seeking to bolster its Procurement function with a newly created position for a Project Buyer.

  

You will act as the main point of contact between R&D, Production and the Procurement function. This newly created position will allow for agile and efficient management, from product innovation through to delivery.

 

By working closely with the R&D function especially, the Project Buyer will quickly be able to understand potential future sourcing needs across direct materials categories, and ensure that new products in development can be competitively priced due to controlled sourcing strategy.

 

Project Buyer – Technical Innovations, St. Gallen, Switzerland

 

Strong analytical skills will be required to understand the wider market, in particular within suppliers of direct materials and parts that are highly in demand and volatile, such as electrical and electronic products.

 

We are looking for someone who can understand new technologies and manufacturing processes, and is able to bring benefit to the R&D and Manufacturing sites via the identification of new products or suppliers or optimization of current solutions.

 

The Project Buyer will have a wide, basic procurement skillset, with the ability to source, contract and manage suppliers. You will manage operational procurement tasks as and when needed, such as during production launches.

 

The main personal quality we are looking for is someone with a can-do attitude and an eagerness to bring value to wider production/operations.

  

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

  • Bi-lingual German and English (must be able to read and write to a professional standard in both)
  • Ideally 3+ years’ experience within Procurement – from a strategic, operational or projects perspective, covering direct materials, parts or components.
  • Good level of PC literacy, able to organise, plan and innovate
  • Curious mind with a passion for improvements, natural problem-solver
  • Experience in any technical industry – engineering, medical devices, industrial machinery, energy, aviation, etc.

 

If you are interested in applying for this Project Buyer - Technical Innovations role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to charlotte.cruise@emearecruitment.com  for a confidential conversation please call Charlotte in our Zug office on +41 41 588 1874