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Supply Chain Director

JB - AABB-285500
Location Job type Salary
Date added
15 January, 2020

Job Description

A global manufacturing business, specialised in the FMCG industry, are seeking to appointment a Supply Chain Director to support their execution of strategic programs in international sourcing, distribution and warehousing.


Supply Chain Director, Zurich, Switzerland


As my client continues to see growth in their market leader position, the new Supply Chain Director will be tasked with maximising supply chain efficiency and effectiveness in meeting the demands of a rapidly growing production/manufacturing operation.

Location in the Zurich region, the Supply Chain Director will have full responsibility for overseeing the negotiation of supplier contracts, creating and analysing bids and making recommendations as to how to grow and improve the business through strategic sourcing and planning initiatives.

Reporting into the Vice President, the Supply Chain Director is tasked with enhancing new and existing supply solutions to optimise cost and value equation. You will work closely with Operations and R&D to ensure effective sourcing of materials to meet specifications, material requirements, and pricing from suppliers.

As Supply Chain Director we are looking for high calibre leaders with the following skill sets:

  • A Bachelor's degree in business, Supply Chain Management - An MBA is desirable
  • 10+ years' experience in Supply Chain Management in a manufacturing environment
  • Develop strategies, policies, procedures and overall team to enhance value of the entire function in creating a world class materials management group.
  • Previous experience in international sourcing, inventory management, performance metrics, and project management
  • Develop and continuously improve supplier programs
  • Participate in the design and implementation of new ERP system and heighten its use.
  • Travel will be necessary, up to 40%


If you are interested in applying for this Supply Chain Director 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.