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Buyer (Indirect)

  • Location: Switzerland
  • Salary: Negotiable per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 25 days ago

  • Sector: Procurement
  • Contact: Peter Hasson
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Start Date: 21/10/2021
  • Expiry Date: 21 October 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -092021-463698

Buyer (Indirect) - 12 month contract - CHF 55 per hour


Our Biotechnology client based in Switzerland is looking for an Indirect Buyer to join their new team on a 12 month rolling contract. This is an exciting opportunity to work on a large-scale programme providing a buying service to all employees requiring an indirect goods/ services and CAPEX. This is a chance to work on one the biggest most complex capital projects in Europe.

The client is open to flexible working with a requirement to be on site 2 days per week.

Job Details:

  • Review and validate Purchase Requisition for indirect products/services & CAPEX (where relevant) for several sites
  • Lead competitive bid process (per applicable policy) and/or execute RFx market interventions
  • Lead supplier negotiations for low value contracts with supplier
  • Ensure contracts and Purchase orders are assigned to relevant preferred suppliers
  • Place Purchase Orders, obtain order confirmations and expedite orders to
  • ensure on-time delivery for several sites
  • Maintain relevant data fields in SAP (e.g. delivery dates and supplier order
  • confirmations)
  • Manage non-conformance, rejections & returns with suppliers and Quality
  • Monitor & track supplier performance and raise issues with strategic buyers and/or category managers
  • Drive and support the use of e-catalogue (Ariba) and other approved buying channels which generate automation
  • Train new joiners and junior colleagues

Please let me know if you like to discuss further or email