George Weemes

Associate Director

Phone number: + 41 41 588 1630

Email: [email protected]

Associate Director

George Weemes is an Associate Director specialising in Procurement & Supply Chain recruitment in Switzerland.

He joined EMEA Recruitment with nearly a decade of extensive recruitment experience, eight of those years immersed in logistics recruitment.

His focus on delivering value, fostering growth, and ensuring the right talent is in place makes him an excellent recruitment partner.

He is excited to advance his career by exploring new markets and being involved in different facets of the industry. He looks forward to travelling across Switzerland, broadening his knowledge, and expanding his skill set.

George is particularly enthusiastic about helping individuals who are looking to advance their careers. He understands the importance of getting the right people in place and is dedicated to matching candidates with roles where they can thrive and contribute to business success.

George’s Interests

George is interested in music, cooking and spending time with family and friends.

He enjoys sports, particularly football, golf and long distance running. He aspires to complete the 6 major marathons in his spare time.

He also loves to travel and recently completed a sabbatical where he toured Southeast Asia.

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George Weemes

Associate Director

Phone number: + 41 41 588 1630

Email: [email protected]

George Weemes is an Associate Director specialising in Procurement & Supply Chain recruitment in Switzerland.

He joined EMEA Recruitment with nearly a decade of extensive recruitment experience, eight of those years immersed in logistics recruitment.

His focus on delivering value, fostering growth, and ensuring the right talent is in place makes him an excellent recruitment partner.

He is excited to advance his career by exploring new markets and being involved in different facets of the industry. He looks forward to travelling across Switzerland, broadening his knowledge, and expanding his skill set.

George is particularly enthusiastic about helping individuals who are looking to advance their careers. He understands the importance of getting the right people in place and is dedicated to matching candidates with roles where they can thrive and contribute to business success.

George’s Interests

George is interested in music, cooking and spending time with family and friends.

He enjoys sports, particularly football, golf and long distance running. He aspires to complete the 6 major marathons in his spare time.

He also loves to travel and recently completed a sabbatical where he toured Southeast Asia.

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George Weemes JOBS

Competitive + Bonus
Posted a month ago
Our client, a rapidly expanding business in the FMCG sector, is seeking a Director of Procurement Excellence for its European hub in Lucerne. This role is crucial for advancing the company\'s strategic growth plans across EMEA and other regions.

The Director of Procurement Excellence will be tasked with developing and implementing innovative procurement strategies, best practices and process improvements to optimize procurement activities, reduce costs, and strengthen supplier relationships.

Reporting directly to the CPO, the successful candidate will streamline procurement processes, ensuring they adhere to industry standards and regulatory requirements.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Selecting, implementing, and managing procurement technologies and tools to enhance efficiency and data-driven decision-making
  • Leading category management initiatives and optimization strategies, including market analysis and supplier negotiations within specific procurement categories

We seek high-calibre candidates for the Director of Procurement Excellence role with the following qualifications/experience:
  • Ideally, 10+ years of experience managing procurement processes and activities within the FMCG industry
  • In-depth knowledge of procurement best practices
  • Experience in building a team from the ground up
  • Strong stakeholder management skills

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.
110,000
Posted 4 weeks ago
Our client, a well-established, global manufacturing business servicing the Automotive industry is seeking a Strategic Category Buyer, to join their growing procurement team in Bern.

The successful applicant will have an educational background in Economics or Engineering, at least 3 years of experience in strategic purchasing, and ideally, fluency in both German and English. Proficiency in MS Office and SAP/R3, along with strong negotiation skills are essential. Previous experience within the Automotive industry will be an advantage. 

The key responsibilities for the Strategic Category Buyer are:
  • Independent management of specific material groups 
  • Development and implementation of procurement strategies
  • Overseeing global supplier relationships to lead purchasing and contract negotiation
  • Conducting global market research and supplier monitoring
  • Risk management for the managed product portfolio

If you are interested in applying for this Strategic Category Buyer role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to [email protected] or for a confidential conversation please call George in our Zug office on +41 41 588 1630.


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 + bonus
Posted 4 days ago