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Strategic Sourcing Manager

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  Strategic Sourcing Manager
Code: 40013
Personalberater/in: Gerda Staeger

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Beschreibung Arbeitgeber / Tätigkeit:
Our client is a leading producer of specialty metal and
chemical products.
The company manufactures products used in a number of
pharmaceutical, electronic and industrial applications. The
mission is to sustainably develop, produce and
commercialize specialty metal and chemical products
tailored to meet customer requirements. The company’s
Headquarters are in North America; they have a substantial
growing and own plants and manufacturing companies in North
America, Asia and Europe.
This is a very important corporate function, reporting to
the CCO, base can be either in Europe, North America or
We are looking to fill the position
Vice President Strategic Sourcing and Recycling


Definition and scope
- All purchases of metal units for the manufacturing
- All recycling activities, either performed in house
or via third party
- All secondary materials trading activities
- All sales of secondary materials
- All tolling activities to secure units for the
manufacturing operations or to support sales of secondary

- Working hand-in-hand with sales, operations and
R&D, to define the type of feedstock (commodity materials,
complex feedstock, primary sourcing, etc.) best suited for
the commercial and manufacturing needs and strategy
- To develop the team strategy and lead the teams in
different business units
- To secure metals units at the best possible
purchasing terms and contracts (price, payment terms,
delivery schedule, etc.) to meet the needs of the
manufacturing operations while minimizing the working
capital and exposure to market pricing fluctuations
- To support the company’s sales activities via
recycling activities and services (closed loop recycling
for the customers), thus transforming potential
environmental liabilities into a significant source of
- To evaluate the financial contribution of each
activity within the scope of the function, and to ensure
that the function contributes extensively to the company’s
- To position the company as the preferred partner of
the primary metals producers for the extraction, refining,
and valuation of minor metals.

Qualifications / Experiences
- Technical / Engineering background (Chemical
Engineer / Metallurgist)
- Strong market understanding in metals processing
industry (smelting and recycling process)
- Long lasting network and contacts in the metals
- Managerial and strong leadership experience
- Strong experiences in strategical
procurement/sourcing of metals, research new and
alternative suppliers and markets
- Experience in commercial trade, trading modalities
and trade finance instruments
- Knowledge in production planning, supply chain,
- The ability to close the best deals to fostering
long term relationship with suppliers and clients that are
commercially and legally fully compliant with company’s
policy and strategy

Soft Skills
- Strong business acumen, entrepreneurial mindset
- Result driven and process oriented
- Can build up strong relationship to customers and
supplier, Networker
- Leadership personality, having worked in a multi-
cultural, multi-lingual, cross-functional teams end
- Well developed communications skills, oral, written
and presentation
- Multi-tasking, self-motivated
- Mother tongue English, preferably fluent in German
and French, any other langugage welcome (Mandarin)
- Willingness to frequent travel internationally

Ms Gerda Staeger will be glad to provide more information
about the company, structures and environment. We are
looking to receiving your CV by e-mail in English.

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