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Strategic Procurement Manager

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Strategic Procurement Manager


STRATEGIC PROCUREMENT MANAGERApply Tokeith crossmanLocationEast SwitzerlandReferenceKC 482Position TypePermanentSalary/Rate110000-120000 CHFJOB DESCRIPTION

Position: Strategic Procurement Manager

Location: Eastern Switzerland

Salary Guide: 100,000 CHF- 120,000 CHF- Excellent package & prospects


Procurement of the right products at the right price is critical for cashflow purposes, correct supply chain management, and saving the company money and time in the selection of key suppliers

This position requires a purchasing specialist who has a background as a Category manager in an industrial, engineering multinational business. Your product knowledge is critical and it should ideally cover purchasing in the past of machine parts for manufacturing key mechanical products. In particular, plastic injection moulded parts


• To strengthen global category management teams across the Supply Chain divisions

• Management of the operational and strategic requirements in the category of platic injection moulded products

• Analyse, review and upgrade the strategies for this department

• Conduct detailed market analysis of changes and competitors and suggest new ideas

• Run supplier selection criteria and put out RFQ’s and tenders

• Qualify current suppliers and look for new supplies that meet the criteria of the company

• Continuously develop the department, systems and processes & review possible risks

• Work closely with other purchasing teams across the company in areas covering production, engineering and non European procurement areas

• Regularly discuss product developments and market technical changes and act on them

• Manage procurement projects, and ensure processes are optimised

• Support more junior procurement team members with supplier difficulties and needs

Candidate Profile:

• An experienced strategic sourcer for an International Engineering / production business

• A good understanding of the above products with a speciality in Plastic injection mouldings or the machine industry

• Excellent German language skills and ideally English as well

• SAP user

• Experienced In project management with good process knowledge in a big business


Keith Crossman

kcrossman@xbconsultants.com Geneva +41 (0)22 595 4610