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CH-Strategic Procurement Manager (m/f)

Swissbit AG

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CH-Strategic Procurement Manager (m/f)

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Swissbitis the leading Memory and Storage Solution Company in Europe with its headquarters in Bronschhofen (Switzerland) and R&D locations in Berlin, Munich, Boston and Boise (USA). Swissbit has accumulated tremendous knowledge and expertise in the memory products industry. This has been accomplished by gathering a vast pool of talented individuals from all over the world.

A unique opportunity exists for a passionate and experienced Strategic Procurement Manager to join Swissbit  - a leading and very successful high-tech company with double digit growth. This position initiates and manages strategic procurement activities and contract negotiations to reduce Total Cost of Ownership and improve success for Swissbit.

Job Titel:               Strategic Procurement Manager

Job Location:       CH-9552 Bronschhofen (St.GallenBodenseeArea)

Tracking code:      SP-1607


To perform this role successfully the Strategic Procurement Manager will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • Defines, implements and leads the global supply strategy and develops the optimal global supplier portfolio; ;
  • Meets with top management to understand business priorities and translate them into agile supply chain strategies and activities;
  • Reports results to top management; advises senior level business leaders on contract risk areas;
  • Provides input on risk mitigation, business continuity, cost management and operation strategies;
  • Leads and manages an international cross functional team; cooperates with various departments;
  • Identifies and defines future product lines built on alliances with strategic suppliers;
  • Develops and utilizes supply chain, business, and financial modeling tools; improves efficiency and develops better processes to ensure goals are met;
  • Leads supplier selection activities;
  • Negotiates and completes high level contracts with complex suppliers;
  • Is responsible for day-to-day operations of complex suppliers;
  • Identifies and realizes cost reduction potentials;
  • Assesses current and evolving business models in the marketplace;


  • University degree and minimum 5 years track record of success in international procurement and/or supply chain function;
  • Excellent understanding of global procurement processes, industry, and complex suppliers;
  • Must possess strategic ability to develop high impact sourcing strategies;
  • Strong negotiating skills at the executive level;
  • Strong ability to develop suppliers strategically;
  • Applies cause and effect thinking to identify challenging contact risk areas;
  • Strong understanding of contracting principles; ability to create specific contracts from standard company or customized contract templates;
  • Ability to close complex deals in a timely fashion;
  • Strong knowledge, use and influence of procurement tools and applications;
  • Strong project management skills;
  • Outstanding cross-functional leadership skills;
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Excellent communication skills (German and English) including presentation and negotiation abilities;
  • Solid experience in business processes, ERP, and business intelligence; strong Microsoft office skills;

Swissbit is continually looking for highly motivated and skilled individuals who can successfully contribute to its talented and diverse workforce; especially those who have experience in the semiconductor memory and storage industry.

 Are you ready to take your career to the next level? Apply now and submit your complete application to:

Swissbit AG                                                                  

Industriestrasse 4                                                                    

CH-9552 Bronschhofen                                    




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