As a partner for measuring systems in the fields of water supply, thermal energy and data management, our client develops new products together with the customer, optimizes existing systems, supports initial operation and offers the service that is desirable. We are looking for a highly engaged personality to manage all suppliers globally as
Head of Strategic Supplier Management
You bring purchasing and negotiation flair to the measuring business
In this job role you are responsible for developing and implementing the company’s supply chain strategy. Due to your track record you are able to define and implement a robust system for evaluation, qualification and management of the companys suppliers. To lead and manage the strategic supplier management, procurement and the material planning in close coordination with the production planning in closely collaboration with R&D, Product Management and Operations belongs to your daily activities. Furthermore, you define targets and measure performance based on defined indicator to optimize the supply chain processes continuously. Together with a motivated procurement team in Switzerland and France you manage the supply chain risk and develop cross-border sourcing.
You have an outstanding expertise in the global supplier landscape for metals, plastic, electronics and tooling. You communicate and collaborate easily with the people around you and you have experience to manage complexity. We expect your working style to be persistent, independent and structured. Competencies such as drive and analytical abilities are required and you must be fluent in English and German (French in addition is an advantage) As a successful candidate, you have at least 10 years in supplier management in a manufacturing company and solid leadership and management experience with strong transformation and change management skills. You hold a technical degree (Master or Bachelor) and are qualified in operational excellence. (e.g. Lean Six Sigma). You are familiar with supplier management systems (e.g.VDA6.3).
In exchange, you will find an ambitious and healthy company, which sets its characteristics on people development, customer orientation, quality, safety and health. A professional and interesting working environment with attractive conditions awaits you. Furthermore it allows talented and hardworking people to make a step forward. An exceptional opportunity in a dynamic organisation which asks for a highly motivated Head of Strategic Supplier Management.
Are you ready for this challenge? Let’s talk about it! Candidates, that match the profile described above,are kindly invited to send their full application by pressing the "Apply Button". For further questions please call our office Network Selection AG +41 44 344 40 92 and ask for Burcu Parilti or send an e-mail. Full confidentiality is ensured. We are looking forward to your response!