Charlotte Cruise

Senior Consultant

Phone number: +41 41 588 1874

Email: charlotte.cruise@emearecruitment.com

Senior Consultant

Charlotte is a well-connected recruiter in our Procurement & Supply Chain recruitment team in Switzerland, specialising in Procurement roles.

She joined EMEA Recruitment in June 2021 with eight years of experience across Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Utilising a holistic and transparent approach, Charlotte excels in problem solving for clients and sourcing the best talent within Procurement. She is skilled in talent mapping and holds an extensive personal network of over 25,000 Procurement & Supply Chain professionals on LinkedIn.

Due to her expertise, Charlotte attracts a variety of blue-chip clients, predominantly across the heavy manufacturing, FMCG and healthcare sectors, although her expertise covers a vast number of industries.

Championing Equity, Diversity & Inclusion internally and externally, Charlotte is a strong promoter of diversity within the workplace and has enjoyed supporting several initiatives. She is not afraid to challenge or educate others and share her inclusive linguistics knowledge. She is also an active member of our ESG committee.

Throughout her time at EMEA, Charlotte has hosted Women in Procurement roundtables and partnered with CSCMP and CIPS to provide insight into the Procurement & Supply Chain markets.

Charlotte’s Interests

Charlotte’s main interests are cooking and baking, hiking, ED&I, karate, and yoga.

She has been doing karate since the age of six, as it is an art that is practised by her immediate family. Charlotte received her black belt when she was 13 years old.

Yoga is a quiet activity that is very calming for Charlotte, helping create a balance between her work and professional life. She enjoys that it is personal and not competitive and has been participating in yoga for the last ten years.

Charlotte's Successful Candidates

  • Global Category Manager
  • Head of Procurement
  • Regional Procurement Manager
  • Director of Procurement
  • Strategic Buyer 

Senior Consultant

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  • YogaYoga

Charlotte Cruise

Charlotte Cruise

Senior Consultant

Phone number: +41 41 588 1874

Email: charlotte.cruise@emearecruitment.com

Charlotte is a well-connected recruiter in our Procurement & Supply Chain recruitment team in Switzerland, specialising in Procurement roles.

She joined EMEA Recruitment in June 2021 with eight years of experience across Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Utilising a holistic and transparent approach, Charlotte excels in problem solving for clients and sourcing the best talent within Procurement. She is skilled in talent mapping and holds an extensive personal network of over 25,000 Procurement & Supply Chain professionals on LinkedIn.

Due to her expertise, Charlotte attracts a variety of blue-chip clients, predominantly across the heavy manufacturing, FMCG and healthcare sectors, although her expertise covers a vast number of industries.

Championing Equity, Diversity & Inclusion internally and externally, Charlotte is a strong promoter of diversity within the workplace and has enjoyed supporting several initiatives. She is not afraid to challenge or educate others and share her inclusive linguistics knowledge. She is also an active member of our ESG committee.

Throughout her time at EMEA, Charlotte has hosted Women in Procurement roundtables and partnered with CSCMP and CIPS to provide insight into the Procurement & Supply Chain markets.

Charlotte’s Interests

Charlotte’s main interests are cooking and baking, hiking, ED&I, karate, and yoga.

She has been doing karate since the age of six, as it is an art that is practised by her immediate family. Charlotte received her black belt when she was 13 years old.

Yoga is a quiet activity that is very calming for Charlotte, helping create a balance between her work and professional life. She enjoys that it is personal and not competitive and has been participating in yoga for the last ten years.

Charlotte's Successful Candidates

  • Global Category Manager
  • Head of Procurement
  • Regional Procurement Manager
  • Director of Procurement
  • Strategic Buyer 
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Interests

  • Cooking & BakingBaking & Cooking
  • HikingHiking
  • Equity, Diversity & InclusionED&I
  • KarateKarate
  • YogaYoga

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Charlotte Cruise JOBS

Competitive salary + benefits
90000 - 100000
Posted 3 months ago

My client, a well-renowned B2C business, is looking for a Buyer - Raw Materials  & Finished Goods to be based out of its Basel office.

Key responsibilities for the Buyer – Raw Materials & Finished Goods:

  • Manage strategic Procurement globally for raw materials and finished goods within a consumer goods setting

  • Supporting/directing operational Procurement or Procurement processes within the wider team

  • Managing strategic Procurement, such as sourcing, managing RFQs, negotiations, contracting and vendor management

It is important that you have an understanding of the dynamics of purchasing direct materials, including finished goods and commodities.
   
For the Buyer - Raw  Materials & Finished Goods, we are looking for high calibre candidates with the following skillset:

  • Educated to degree or equivalent level

  • Ideally 3+ years’ experience within Procurement or Sourcing

  • Good level of PC literacy, utilising Microsoft tools and ERP system

  • Ability to organise, plan and innovate within the Procurement & Supply Chain function

  • Fluent in English - any other language is an advantage

EMEA Recruitment is committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. We act as a neutral third party in the recruitment process, basing our candidate searches on skills and experience. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation. 

Competitive salary + benefits
120000 - 135000
Posted 3 weeks ago

My client, a large global business in the FMCG sector, seeks a Category Manager - IT & Corporate Functions.

As Category Manager - IT & Corporate Functions, you will be responsible for assisting Procurement across a variety of centralised indirect categories.

You will lead IT sourcing, while supporting HR, Car Fleet, Consulting, Marketing, and Travel spend areas.

My client is offering an excellent opportunity for an experienced buyer to expand their horizons in a truly global role (with a significant operating presence across all continents), strategically managing a variety of key indirect service categories.

The successful candidate will therefore be an excellent communicator, with the ability to positively engage multi-national teams, internal stakeholders and suppliers.

We are looking for a high-calibre candidate with the following skillset and experience:

  • Educated to degree or equivalent level
  • Ideally 4+ years of experience within Indirect Procurement at a strategic level
  • Experience in dealing directly with suppliers – confident in sourcing, negotiating and managing supplier delivery
  • High level of PC literacy and familiarity with digital Procurement tools
  • Fluent English is essential - other languages are beneficial
EMEA Recruitment is committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. We act as a neutral third party in the recruitment process, basing our candidate searches on skills and experience. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation.
Competitive salary + excellent benefits
80000 - 0
Posted 2 weeks ago

My client, a large global B2C business, is recruiting a Senior Procurement Manager for External Manufacturing. You will be based at my client\'s European offices in Poland.

As Senior Procurement Manager - External Manufacturing, you will lead strategic Procurement across the European region for externally manufactured goods.


You will also support other colleagues within different regions and related disciplines, managing key supplier relationships.

My client is offering an excellent opportunity for an experienced Procurement Manager to lead a small team to deliver value-added procurement support for high-visibility product lines.


The successful candidate will therefore be an excellent communicator and imaginative thought leader, with the ability to positively engage multi-national teams, internal stakeholders and suppliers.

We are looking for a high-calibre candidate with the following skillset and experience:

  • Ideally educated to degree or equivalent level

  • Ideally 6+ years of experience within Procurement at a strategic level

  • Experience managing external manufacturing or related categories within the last 5 years

  • Experience directly or indirectly managing a team or project team

  • Fluent English is essential - other languages are beneficial


EMEA Recruitment is committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. We act as a neutral third party in the recruitment process, basing our candidate searches on skills and experience. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation.

Competitive salary + benefits
0 - 0
Posted 7 days ago
We are recruiting for a Procurement Manager - Pharmaceuticals for our client based in their Basel offices. You must be fluent in German. 

As the Procurement Manager, you\'ll be responsible for managing operational site procurement, leading and developing a small purchasing team.

You will work cross-functionally with Supply Chain Planning, Manufacturing, and Quality Management to ensure a reliable supply of raw materials and other site requirements across R&D labs and manufacturing environments.


As the Procurement Manager, you will be responsible for:
  • Managing all site procurement of direct materials, IM&S, OPEX and CAPEX
  • Manage the operational and tactical procurement team
  • Optimize procurement processes
  • Manage contracts with suppliers and place orders
  • Maintain data in the ERP system to ensure strong material planning and demand forecasting
We are looking for a high-calibre candidate with the following skillset and experience:
  • Fluent in German & English
  • Ideally degree educated
  • Must have 2+ years\' previous Procurement experience in a labs or manufacturing environment

EMEA Recruitment is committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. We act as a neutral third party in the recruitment process, basing our candidate searches on skills and experience. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation.
 
Competitive + benefits
150000 - 155000
Posted 5 days ago
On behalf of our multi-national manufacturing client, we are seeking a Head of Procurement to be based in their Zurich offices.

As a senior manager, you will operate in a strategic leadership capacity; you will deliver cost reduction and process improvement programs within the assigned business unit, through the implementation of best practices and management of Procurement activities for all BU requirements.


In this strategic role, you will be responsible for building and developing a successful procurement and supply chain team to support all business unit needs.

You will be confident in advising strategy to senior and C-suite business leaders across functions.

As a Head of Procurement, we are looking for high calibre candidates with the following skillset:
  • Ideally 10+ years’ experience in Procurement in a similar position
  • Have managed a country-level or regional team within a European supply chain previously
  • Self-starter with the ability to build team structures and processes in a greenfield environment
  • Fluent English
EMEA Recruitment is committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. We act as a neutral third party in the recruitment process, basing our candidate searches on skills and experience. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation.