The dream of flying has always been a human fascination, evoking emotions and the sense of freedom. Modern business aviation attracts people who share that passion.
People from all over the world converge at Jet Aviation, creating a unique cultural mix. They combine their competencies and skills with one common mission : to serve our customers best!
We continuously challenge and develop our employees, for they are our most valuable asset. Jet Aviation as an international company offers numerous possibilities for development and opens reams of professional perspectives.
In order to reinforce the Procurement team in Basel we are currently recruiting for a Procurement Expert (80%)
As a Procurement Expert of Jet Aviation, you will be responsible for successfully contracting all necessary parts within the category of responsibility.
As Jet Aviation’s Procurement Expert, you will manage the supplier landscape for your specific category in line with the organization’s vision and strategy.
You will be collaborating closely at all levels with internal and external partners and stake holders to ensure that the procurement strategy is globally aligned and executed effectively.
Main responsibilities :
Negotiating favourable terms, volume discounts and long-term contracts with suppliers, for the procurement of goods, services and information
Develop and implement strategies to realise the least total cost of ownership, through SKU reduction, supplier consolidation, quality improvements, process efficiencies, implementing technological advances
Review claims and contracts for conformance to company policy, and is the owner of all contractual issues with suppliers.
Support the Material Budgeting process
Act as point of contact expert for their category of responsibility, aware of market trends, technological developments, and corporate restructuring
Obey to the high requirements of good corporate governance through the strict adherence to policies and procedures and ethics, and is an advocate for high standards across the business
Minimum Qualification / Experience :
Strong track-record in managing suppliers and at all levels in a global matrixed organization
A good understanding of the aerospace industry, OEMs, and the regulatory framework
Highly sophisticated understanding of negotiating techniques, excellent communication skills
Bachelor’s degree, or similar from an accredited university
Desired Characteristics :
Self motivated - results driven able to execute with high personal accountability
Customer focused externally focused- strong market perspective
High business and financial acumen; strong influencing skills
Strong personal values corresponding with Jet Aviation values (THAT)
Membership of a Professional Body