Industrial Buyer/Purchasing Specialist

  • Geneva
  • Posted: May 4, 2021

Our client is a dynamic and growing niche medical device company with exciting projects and growing activities. Due to this growth of activities and production, my client is looking for an experienced Industrial Buyer/Purchasing Specialist to join their team in Geneva.

Responsabilities & Purchasing :

  • Analyze and treat new sourcing demands from internal services
  • Request list of involved processes and Work Instructions
  • Request list of functional points to pay attention and to control
  • Request from Quality the confirmation about the GxP consideration
  • Calculate purchasing volumes based on Production Master Plans
  • Search, select and qualify new suppliers
  • Reserve project item numbers to link sourcing documents
  • Consider Logistics constraints and necessary Incoterms
  • Write book of specifications for suppliers and subcontractors
  • Ask for comparison of new demands with existing materials to GSS
  • Ask for supplier financial analysis to GSS
  • Ask for supplier audits to GSS
  • Keep a technological and economical watch on markets
  • Lead in autonomous some supplier audits
  • Lead some meetings with internal services
  • Launch and follow Requests for Quote
  • Refer to GSS all negotiation intentions reaching a strategic amount
  • Negotiate optimized prices, lead times, material quality, Minimum of Quantity, packaging
  • Assess supplier risks at short, medium and long term
  • Implement second sourcing strategy according to the supplier risk assessment
  • Write and negotiate contracts such as Quality Agreement, Supply Agreement and After Sale Service
  • Lead and follow purchase orders for prototypes and first series
  • Participate to Change Control action items
  • Maintain purchasing views in material master data and purchasing info records in SAP
  • Keep updated industrial purchasing follow up dashboard
  • Support Quality Dept. to solve quality issues of procured products
  • Keep updated supplier certifications in files
  • Identify and propose improvement ways
  • Rationalize supplier assortments
  • Lead annual evaluations of suppliers in his portfolio
  • Establish material standard prices as base of each Fiscal Year
  • Follow his Key Performance Indicators

Your Profile :

  • Master’s degree in purchasing, international business and stock managing
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of experience in an industrial purchasing Dept
  • Minimum of one experience as supply planner or procurement specialist
  • A team player, able to act on own initiative, with good interpersonal skills
  • Organized approach and able to work within tight deadlines
  • Good knowledge of SAP MM
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, formulas and pivot tables
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written French, English and German ideally

For more information, please contact : Noémie OLIVA at: noliva@axepta.com

Noémie OLIVA

Noémie OLIVA

Team Leader & Recruitment Management Life Sciences

Morgane CAYUELA

Morgane CAYUELA

Recruitment Specialist Life Sciences

Marine DOLLAT

Marine DOLLAT

Recruitment Specialist Life Sciences

Industrial Buyer/Purchasing Specialist

May 4, 2021Industrial Buyer/Purchasing SpecialistGeneva Permanent Job noliva@axepta.com Life Sciences

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