CAPEX MRO Category Buyer (m/f) - 100%

Zürich Festanstellung

hinzugefügt 19/01/2023

  • Responsible for CAPEX and MRO activities
  • Solid understanding of process management within the supply chain


Our client, an international company specialized in the food industry, located in the area of Zurich, is currently looking for a dynamic and motivated Category Buyer (m/f) to start as soon as possible.


  • Develop long range sourcing plans for the Capex and MRO category and manage the potential supplier base to achieve those plans
  • Develop contractual programs with chosen suppliers based on the goal of reducing the total cost of ownership achieved through a long-term oriented supply base, and where applicable use the tactical, fact base purchase
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to optimize equipment specifications which maximize processing output
  • Develop sub-category strategies which contribute toward the goals and balance of the local facilities
  • Mentor local internal customers on the application of contracted programs
  • Manage medium to complex projects as assigned
  • Implement standardized sourcing processes across the region and ensure that desired results are delivered
  • Create Regional/Global Supply Agreements for MRO categories as assigned
  • Support multiple facilities within the region with the ongoing Capex project purchases
  • Evaluate an encompassing program with integrated suppliers of the above categories
  • Provide budgetary support for the capital equipment category
  • Responsible for commercial terms and conditions


  • Successfully completed Higher Education (preferably specialized in Business or Engineering)
  • Solid experience in a similar role with focus on CAPEX and MRO within the food, pharmaceutical or chemical industry
  • A technical knowledge and functional understanding of food processing equipment
  • Experience in international sourcing is helpful
  • Project Management experience preferably in a multi-plant or international environment.
  • A proven background in RFI / RFP procedures for capital equipment sourcing and MRO category purchase
  • An understanding of capital equipment projects and being able to support initiatives with cost analysis and with an identified supplier base
  • Able to prioritize, strong communication skills and work under pressure as a team player
  • Analytical, solution oriented and able to deal with a fast moving and multicultural environment
  • Fluency in English is a requirement, French would be an asset


Are you looking to increase your experience in procurement on an international level? Do you have an analytical thinking and a hands-on mentality? Are you motivated to work in a flexible and dynamic environment? Are you a team player? If yes, please do not hesitate and apply now!



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Procurement & Supply Chain
Näheres Berufsfeld
Procurement Management
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)