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Senior Buyer

Req ID: J2282811

  • Location
    Mezzovico, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Category Purchasing
  • Posted Monday, August 2, 2021
  • Time Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

Job Description

To enhance our team of Plant Finance, we are looking for:


Responsible for managing MRP to ensure that materials supply equals demand and to support optimization of overall cost of materials.

Your Reponsibilities include and are not limited to:

  • Support customer’s business needs using standard process where possible and customized solutions where necessary. Collaborate with Purchasing manager and SCM to determine the best approach to meet the customer needs. Influence customer’s supply chain strategies to leverage those of Jabil; comply and follow all procedures within the company security policy.

  • Communicate Jabil expectations to the suppliers. Conduct supplier audit / visits, certifications, and performance reviews to develop and continuously improve supply base. Obtain feedback from Materials Planners on suppliers’ delivery, quality, and service performance.

  • Support, execute, and provide inputs to improve Jabil SCM initiatives and strategies.

  • Ensure execution of Jabil pricing and terms & conditions agreements such as World Wide Purchasing Agreements that are negotiated and agreed to by Jabil.

  • Improve sourcing options by working with Jabil’s internal resources and customers to add Jabil preferred and/or strategic suppliers to customer’s Approved Manufacturer’s List (AML).

  • Analyze and project component purchase prices that accurately reflect the inventory value for a financial period in Standard Costing process.

  • Continuously optimize MPV by reducing the cost of materials and by limiting unfavorable PPV/MPV. Work with BUM to obtain customers’ authorization for additional expenses such as premiums on materials or freight and tooling charges incurred on customers’ behalf. 

  • Collaborate with Materials Planners and monitor, track, and provide feedback on suppliers’ performance for continuous improvement. Work with Materials Planners to ensure that suppliers support overall business needs of Jabil.

What you will bring:

  • Analytical skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Very good knowledge of Excel and SAP

  • Previous experience project management is a plus

  • Vendor management

  • APICS Certificate is a plus

  • Italian and English fluent, German is a plus

  • Master's Degree in Management Engineering

  • +5 years of experience in the role

What is like working with us

  • Professional environment  that prides itself in awarding long-term service

  • Interesting career development opportunities

  • International environment and network

  • Celebrating learning and success

  • Attractive benefits and allowances

Accessibility Accommodation

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