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Operational/Strategical Buyer Packaging (m/f)

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Company: Page Personnel
Contract: TEMP
Location: Zürich, Switzerland

  • 8 month temporary contract for maternity cover

  • Experience in operational and strategical purchasing required

About Our Client

Our client a leading company in the FMCG industry is currently looking for a temporary Buyer to replace an employee who will be going on maternity leave for approximately 8 months.

Job Description

In this challenging positions you will be responsible for the operational and strategic procurement of packaging and prints and will be carrying out the following task areas:

  • Develop and implement sourcing strategies in line with SC roadmap
  • Globally source suppliers with right capabilities in close cooperation with stakeholders
  • Organize supplier biddings, RFI/RFPs & evaluate results for a supplier decision from a TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) concept
  • Negotiate contracts, master agreements and commercial conditions with suppliers as required
  • Accountable for identifying risks and opportunities involved in each sourcing process and provide contingency plans to ensure continuity of supply
  • Develop strong cross-functional relationship with Planning, Engineering and Marketing to understand innovation and supply requirements. Translate the needs into business opportunities in order to drive innovation and speed to market
  • Monitor service levels to ensure compliance and uninterrupted availability
  • Conduct procurement data & market analysis
  • Maintain Vendor Master Data, Purchase Info Record and Purchase Order in SAP if necessary, and archive documents in compliance with Procurement Handbook

The Successful Applicant


What's on Offer

  • Education: Master Degree (FH) in business administration or Supply Chain Management
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Procurement (with operational and strategical tasks) preferably in an international environment and a similar category
  • Proficiency in English (written and spoken)
  • Sound knowledge of MS Office (Excel, PPT, Word), SAP R/3 (MM module) is a preference
  • Analytical, strategic, structured, result-driven personality
  • Ability to lead projects and work cross-functionally
  • Can-do and go-get attitude, entrepreneurial way of thinking, ability to adapt to a dynamic environment

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