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German Speaking Senior Buyer IM&S

Sector Location Job type Salary
110,000 -120,000 CHF
Date added
18 July, 2022

Job Description

The Senior Buyer IM&S will be responsible for site spend across multiple production sites in Switzerland, for a large multi-national.


You will use fluent English and German language skills to assist indirect materials and services purchasing across multiple high volume operational sites.


German Speaking Senior Buyer IM&S, Zurich, Switzerland


The Senior Buyer IM&S will work with a variety of stakeholders to assist with procurement for chemical production sites and lines.


You will be accountable for facilitating sourcing processes in line with company targets across the new main production site, supporting project sites within Switzerland and other sister sites across Europe.


In this project-based role, you will deliver best-in-class Procurement solutions for the business across a broad portfolio covering both materials and services procurement. Regular requirements will sit within consumables, parts and equipment, and specialist site services.


You will liaise with central category management, contract management, operational purchasing and other internal stakeholders to deliver best-in-class results.


The Senior Buyer IM&S will be a team player that can identify opportunities for collaboration, but also be independent and proactive with their approach.


Key responsibilities for the Senior Buyer IM&S will include:

  • Developing sourcing strategy
  • Identifying key suppliers and negotiating suitable supply agreements
  • Manage and implement contracts


For the Senior Buyer IM&S, we are looking to speak with high calibre candidates with the following skillset:

  • Experience working in a production, manufacturing or EPC environment
  • Experience of the chemical, consumer care or food and beverage sectors would be highly beneficial
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a Procurement environment working in a multi-site role on CAPEX, projects, OPEX, IM&S or MRO
  • Strong negotiation skills are essential
  • Fluency in English and German are essential


If you are interested in applying for this Senior Buyer IM&S role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Charlotte in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.