Strategic Purchaser (f/m)

  • Kopter Group AG specializes in the development, production, commercialization and support of a new generation of helicopters. It is based in the Zurich region and currently employs around 300 people. Its first model, the single turbine SH09, offers the highest standards of safety, comfort and performance, coupled with low operating costs. Additionally, it provides the largest cabin/cargo volumes, outstanding modularity and the latest generation of electronic systems. Built for the most demanding missions, the SH09 helicopter is generating an excellent market response.
  • Your responsibilities

    • Define, implement and lead the global supply strategy for Mechanical Components / Composite Parts / Testing Campaigns and develop the optimal global supplier portfolio
    • Identify and realize cost reduction potentials
    • Negotiate and define the supplier contracts and lead the yearly reviews
    • Support internal and external audits
    • Support the growth of Procurement team
    • Support as team member of interdisciplinary project teams the launch of new products
  • Your qualifications

    • Bachelor or University degree in mechanical or industrial engineering
    • MBA or degree in purchasing is an advantage
    • At least 5 years of relevant work experience in purchasing of technical systems, CapEx & MRO
    • Experience in Aviation or Automobile Industry is a must
    • Excellent oral and written communication in German and English, other languages are an advantage
    • Good communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills are equally important
    • Advanced skills in terms of influencing, entrepreneurship, result orientation, negotiation, problem solving, project management and team working/building
    • Flexibility and willingness to learn
    • Experience of systems (SAP, Windows, Office) and reporting is essential
    • Top motivation

    We address a Purchaser specialist with experience in supplier development, who wants to take an active role together with specific suppliers. The ideal candidate likes to have contacts with internal and external customers, is able to assume increased responsibility and has a same portion of assertiveness. Are you able to keep calm and friendly also in stressful situations? Then you are the right one for our team!
  • Our offer

    We are offering a challenging job in an entrepreneurial environment with room to grow in every dimension. Our office is located in Wetzikon ZH.
  • Location

    Department of Shared Services located in CH-8620 Wetzikon.
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