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Project Buyer

Sector Location Job type Salary
Competitive, 3 Month Fixed Term Contract
Date added
20 December, 2019

Job Description

Our client is seeking a German speaking Project Buyer to join their team in Zurich for a 3-month fixed term period. This is an interim position and would ideally suit candidates immediately available. Providing support across all procurement streams the role will require a proactive focus with the requirement to deliver new contracts and ensure the operational delivery of procurement projects are completed. Focussing on buying related activity associated with ongoing projects the Project Buyer will be previously experienced in either the Automotive or Aerospace industries.


Project Buyer, Zurich, Switzerland


Working closely with heads of both Procurement and Supply Chain you will ensure that regulations within procurement and tender processes are met whilst also carrying out risk assessments to identify uncertainties within the scope. You will contribute to the supplier development program by adding value and taking a mid-term view on all operational procurement topics whilst ensuring that internal stakeholders are fully supported in the administration of contracts.


The Project Buyer will be responsible for purchasing and negotiating with suppliers and producers. We are seeking an individual that is ideally immediately available who can hit the ground running and adapt to a procurement function that is developing quickly and needs to ensure that processes are conducted not only efficiently but also in line with the relevant compliance and governing controls.


For the Project Buyer position, we are looking for a high calibre candidate with the following skill sets:

  • 3+ years working experience in a purchasing or sourcing environment
  • Experienced in buying in the manufacturing, automotive, aerospace or construction sector
  • Strong stakeholder management skills with ability to engage and interact with the wider business units
  • Must be proficient in using SAP including modules MM/SD
  • Fluency in English and German
  • Ability to travel on average 5-10%


If you are interested in applying for this Project Buyer role please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Neil in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.