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Global Procurement Manager - Raw Materials

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
6 August, 2019

Job Description

As my client enters continued growth across their businesses, they are seeking a Global Procurement Manager - Raw Materials, to drive forward their strategic growth plans. With Headquarters located closer to Eastern Switzerland our client is offering the successful candidate the chance to influence the strategy of the future business.


Global Procurement Manager - Raw Materials, St. Gallen, Switzerland


As Global Procurement Manager - Raw Materials you will report into the Head of Global Purchasing and help define local, central and global procurement strategy for the wider business. Through the identification and management of new and existing suppliers you will ensure OTIF supply of direct materials in line with global costs and company best practice objectives.

You will review, challenge and revise their procurement processes to align all areas of the business to achieve global synergy and exceed agreed targets.


Desired Skills and Experience

As the Global Procurement Manager - Raw Materials, we are looking for a high calibre leader with the following skill sets:

  • Educated to Degree or equivalent level
  • Fluent in English AND German
  • 3-5 years' purchasing, sourcing experience in a chemical industry
  • Experience of leading multiple suppliers and customers to enhance procurement processes
  • Previously identified, led and successfully concluded projects with R&D to implement and influence low cost raw materials sourcing
  • High level of PC literacy, able to organise, plan and innovate, exemplary presentation skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel
  • Willing to travel circa 20+%


If you are interested in applying for this Global Procurement Manager - Raw Materials role please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call John Byrne in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.