Strategic Buyer Indirect Materials 100% (m/f/d)

Date:  Nov 18, 2022
Division:  Central Services (40000003)

Flamatt, CH

Requisition ID:  7121

The Comet Group is a global leader in providing high-quality components, systems and services that optimize its customers' products and processes in the fields of X-ray-, vacuum- and radio frequency technology. As a trailblazing tech company, we contribute to more secure, efficient and sustainable manufacturing, communication and mobility.


In this position, you will drive strategic project work within indirect materials and will support order processing and follow-up for the Flamatt location as well for Comet globally.


Due to a new position opening within our Global Strategic Supply Chain Organisation, we are looking for a goal-oriented and flexible professional at our location in Flamatt as a Strategic Buyer Indirect Materials 100% (m/f/d).


What will you do?

  • Manage and take ownership on specific indirect categories, leveraging volume across the organization, driving cost down, consolidating the supply base and developing strategic suppliers
  • Manage and support global strategic projects in indirect materials
  • Support order entry and order processing of indirect materials, services and equipment
  • Act as central contact person for indirect materials sourcing projects for all Comet locations worldwide
  • Request supplier quotations and negotiate terms for large sourcing projects
  • Manage suppliers and supplier relationships as well as related database
  • Support global processes


Who are we looking for?

  • University degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or equivalent
  • Profound working experience in strategic purchasing of indirect materials and services
  • Previous experience in sourcing and completing multi-site projects in packaging, temporary staffing or other specific indirect commodities are an advantage
  • Fluent German and English is mandatory, both spoken and written
  • Good SAP ERP tool knowledge (purchase requisitions and order entry)
  • Enjoy working and communication with internal/external partners on a global level
  • Positive and customer-oriented mindset with a flexible can-do attitude, open to change and with a strong drive for continuous improvement


Why join us?

  • Collaborate with international colleagues from all over the world for a successful Swiss company that is operating in a thriving industry and growing globally in emerging and mature markets
  • Attractive training and career opportunities as well as flexible working hours
  • Diverse challenges, modern infrastructure and market-based compensation


If you are interested in broadening your professional horizons, we look forward to receiving your complete online application incl. a cover letter, CV as well as certificates/references and diplomas. Please note that incompletely submitted applications will not be considered. We thank you for your understanding.


Comet AG

Herr Christoph Howald

HR Business Partner CSE

Herrengasse 10

3175 Flamatt