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Buyer Raw materials/ Procurement Business Partner

Apply NowEmail Me Job ID SR0048934 Date posted 05/22/2020 Location: Neuchâtel, Switzerland

This is a temporary contract of 6 months to cover for a maternity leave.

The Buyer Raw materials/ Procurement Business Partner holds responsibilities and accountabilities in 8 key areas:

1.Continuity of Supply and Services

2.Project Support

3.Cost Control

4.Stakeholder Management

5.Supplier Relationship management

6.Procurement Alignment



This position is responsible for the administration of procurement activities and supplier management for assigned commodities, products and services. These activities include making and executing decisions to ensure uninterrupted quality product/raw material flow or service delivery, negotiating lowest total cost and optimizing supplier relationships.

This position is also responsible for the negotiation of contracts to support Plant manufacturing and production requirements.

The incumbent will also maintain communications internally and externally to identify and resolve issues, which can impact operating efficiencies.

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