Strategic Purchaser (f/m) - Ref. Code 50004395

  • Your responsibilities

    • Define, implement and lead the global supply strategy for Capital Expenditures 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
    • 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
  • Our offer

    We address an independent specialist with distinctive analytical skills, who wants to take an active role within a small team of engineers. The ideal candidate likes to have contacts with internal and external customers, is able to assume increased responsibility and has a sane portion of assertiveness.

    If you are willing to take part in creating the next generation of helicopters in a highly collaborative environment, then you are the right one for our team!

  • Your next step

    If you are interested to know more about us please contact us at +41 44 552 61 22 or send your complete application documents in German or English in a single pdf file including following documents to

    • Cover letter (including Photo and Nationality; only Swiss Nationals, EU Nationals or valid Swiss Working Permit)
    • Reference Code
    • CV
    • Diplomas
    • Employment references

    Please note that after thorough consideration of your application you will only be contacted if we require additional information or if you are selected to continue in the recruitment process.

  • Location

    Department of Procurement located in CH-8620 Wetzikon.
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