Procurement Manager Direct Materials Zurich, Switzerland Our client is a multinational pharmaceutical business operating out of Zurich and we are currently seeking a Procurement Manager Direct Materials to join their expanding team.
This exciting new role will hold responsibility for the Direct Material purchasing of chemicals and other materials as well as the CAPEX spend.
This position is available as a result of natural growth within the procurement team and has been created with the aim of realising identified and future cost savings for the category.
The ideal candidate will have strong analytical understanding with previous industry experience within the pharmaceutical, life sciences or biotechnology sectors.
This is a truly global role where the ability to operate strategically and with a business partner approach is essential to generate the required success.
The Procurement Manager Direct Materials will also be responsible for CAPEX spend and be able to combine the Direct Material and Chemical purchasing requirements with other smaller subcategories.
Previous experience of sourcing and purchasing chemicals within the pharmaceutical sector and knowledge of the challenges associated with this would ensure you are able to successfully impact the business and generate the necessary cost savings.
We are looking for a high calibre candidate with the following skill sets : Educated to Degree or equivalent level ideally in a Chemical, Engineering or Economic focused discipline Circa 5+ years working experience in a technical procurement environment Strong stakeholder management skills with ability to engage and interact in a cross functional capacity Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), plus a strong knowledge of SAP would be beneficial Fluency in English is mandatory plus German would be an advantage If you are interested in applying for this Procurement Manager Direct Materials role please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to neil.
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