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Lead Buyer (Capex)

  • 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 -092021-463775

Lead Buyer (CAPEX) - 12 month rolling contract - CHF 110 per hour


Our Biotechnology client based in Switzerland is looking for a Lead Buyer CAPEX to join their new team on a 12 month rolling contract. Responsible for the procurement activities for assigned investment projects and coordinate the planning at execution at their site in Switzerland. This is a chance to work on one of the biggest most complex capital projects

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

Job Description:

  • Development of purchasing strategy and coordination of procurement activities for assigned investment projects. Strategic responsibility for a procurement spend of CHF 40-60 million.
  • Definition and implementation of the procurement strategy as well as targets / department or supplier, taking into account the market situation and classification of products
  • Bundling of procurement measures within the plant and in conjunction with other Lonza sites
  • Preparation, conclusion and maintenance of framework agreements
  • Development of action plans, relationship management with suppliers, evaluation of new suppliers and management of strategic key account (supplier) activities
  • Optimization of LifeCycleCost (LCC) and reduction of material, transport, ancillary and follow-up costs

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