Make an Impact with this International Key Position

Our client is a global player and market leader for packaging systems and solutions for various industries. To meet the constantly changing requirements in the consumer market, sustainable products with outstanding innovation and modern technology are developed within the global organization. Due to a succession within the global sourcing and procurement team at the Headquarter in Switzerland we are mandated to recruit a senior personality as

Global Head Sourcing

Reporting directly to the VP of the global procurement organization you are responsible for the sourcing strategy for your category cartonboard. To achieve the procurement group’s targets.
Your main tasks are
  • Development of the global sourcing and supply strategy for your category in close cooperation with your relevant stakeholders
  • Implementation of the defined strategy into the local Organizations
  • Commercial responsibility for the value chain and procurement processes of the purchased commodities
  • Identification and evaluation of potential vendors in accordance with quality standards
  • Supplier management with global and regional partners including contract negotiation and deal closings
  • Fostering and extending your network in the market
  • Identification, monitoring and analysis of market trends within the industry
  • Supervision and optimization of the category's budget and periodical reporting to the local and global management
  • Leading and managing global projects
  • Providing leadership and direction to local procurement teams
We are looking for pro-active candidates with sound education and a successful track record who are able to take direct responsibility, push innovations forward and strive for performance at high levels.
  • Strong communication skills and experience in handling relationships with various cultures
  • Entrepreneurial and business-oriented thinking
  • Assertiveness and strong negotiation skills
  • High customer orientation and know-how of market requirements
  • Good leadership skills and pleasure in motivating your team and stakeholders
  • Experienced in a role in purchasing or sales within the cartonboard industry are highly preferred
  • Proficiency level in English and preferably German
If you are interested in a great career opportunity within a dynamic, international organization with modern employer benefits and fulfil the aforementioned requirements please send your application to Claudia Zachmann by e-mail.
  • Job title
    Global Head Sourcing
  • Sector
    Mechanical engineering / Mechanics / Automation
  • Occupational group
  • Region
    Grossraum Zürich
  • Reference number
  • Your consultant
    Claudia Zachmann
    Claudia Zachmann -
    Rütistrasse 66
    CH-8032 Zürich
    +41 44 250 40 00
Claudia Zachmann
Claudia Zachmann