Indirect Purchasing Specialist

Requisition ID:  38154
Business Unit:  Engine Systems Fribourg (2200)
Location: 

Fribourg, FR, Switzerland, 1700

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Job Designation

To further strengthen our “Procurement Department” department, we are currently looking for an “Indirect Purchasing Specialist.

Job Core Responsibilities
  • Manage relationships with designated suppliers of goods and services, enforce complex contractual obligations  to ensure quality, cost, delivery and responsiveness targets are being achieved
  • Proactively work with a commodity manager to be aligned with global strategies
  • Drive annual cost down and reduce supplier base
  • Be in charge of requests for quotation, evaluation, negotiations
  • Ensure purchase deliveries on time and that all goods and services are supplied in accordance with customer and company requirements whilst at the same time optimizing levels of inventory
  • Maintain current and accurate purchase order data in the purchasing system (e.g. delivery dates, pricing, change orders)
  • Extract and analyse data to discover and exploit opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Ensure compliance to governments laws, regulations and procurement policies and procedure
Job Specifications
  • Federal Certificate of Purchase Specialist or equivalent education
  • Minimum 5-7 years of relevant experience & high knowledge of the principles and practices of Indirect Purchasing
  • SAP, MS Office and especially Excel proficiency
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to drive tasks to completion
  • Strong knowledge of problem solving and decision making
  • French & English fluent, German would be a plus

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