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Global Strategic Buyer / Corrugated, Microflutes and Solid Boards


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Global Strategic Buyer / Corrugated, Microflutes and Solid Boards

Global Strategic Buyer / Corrugated, Microflutes and Solid Boards
"I want a unique opportunity to be part of a global team where I can fulfill my potential and deliver value to the business"
Nestrade Procurement Division, Vevey, Switzerland         
Undefined period of time, 100%



Travel rate: 20 to 50%
Who are we?
The Nestlé Group is the World's leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company. We have more than 2000 brands with 88.8 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2015. We are a global brand with more than 335,000 employees worldwide, operating in 197 countries.
As an employer, Nestlé is extremely committed to growing talents internally and puts a strong focus on employee development.
Procurement at Nestlé:
To ensure that Nestlé achieves its objective of sustainable growth, a new Procurement Division is being created with hubs in Switzerland, Panama and Malaysia. They will provide a range of services, including the management of procurement for specific raw materials, packaging, indirect materials and other services. The hubs will also support markets with managing local spend.
In order to implement and drive the success of our new procurement model, we are looking for a highly competent Global Strategic Buyer for Corrugated, Microflutes and Solid Boards based in Switzerland.
Are you ready to join a high performance team?
Reporting directly to the Procurement Category Manager, you will be responsible for defining and implementing the category strategy for the spend in scope on a global level, utilizing strategic sourcing processes, tools and policies.
What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Perform supplier market/category/supply risk analysis and develop Total Cost Ownership (TCO) models to identify improvement opportunities.

  • Negotiate contracts ensuring the most beneficial commercial agreements with suppliers in line with the strategy.

  • Manage the relationship with various stakeholders to integrate category plans and outcomes in local budgets and price planning.

  • In partnership with Supplier Relationship Management Experts, lead the planning and regular contract SLA reviews with suppliers and other functional partners.

  • Ensure compliance to Nestlé's Corporate Business Principles, policies and standards
What is required?

  • University degree in Procurement, Business Administration, Supply Chain and/or Engineering.

  • Minimum 5 years in sourcing for different spend categories, ideally gained in the category.

  • Proven track record in working in different teams in complex organizations and developing key talents and people.

  • Demonstrated successful use of risk management, responsible sourcing and supplier relation management.

  • Experience in negotiation.

  • Understanding of National and International Procurement Regulations.

  • Fluency in English, another language will be an asset.
What's on offer?

  • A role with responsibility and global scope

  • We offer an attractive and dynamic international working environment

  • Consistent opportunities for training and development
What we are looking for?
Excellent negotiation and communication skills with the ability to influence and collaborate with individuals across a complex organization.
We enhance lives with science-based nutrition and health solutions for all stages of life, helping consumers care for themselves and their families. This reflects our conviction that the people are our most important asset. We make sure our employees feel this every day. If you want to make a difference apply directly in English at www.nestle.com/jobs.