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Buyer (80-100%)



Accounting & Finance
Aargau, Switzerland
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023

Buyer (80-100%)

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

As a buyer / material planner, you will play a vital role in the procurement / inventory team for our Motion Traction division in Turgi. In this role you will support the business by ensuring that all purchasing activities align with corporate policies and procedures and by providing relevant market information.

Your responsibilities

  • Purchasing of materials (stock, customer specific, project) according to required technical specifications, price, delivery schedule and terms
  • Responsible for inventory management in relation to defined inventory strategies and targets
  • Initiating purchase orders according to the purchase requisitions and in alignment with standard procedures
  • Overseeing supplier performance (on-time delivery, quality, lead time, order confirmation response) and resolving performance issues
  • Being responsible for the entire procure to pay process within the organization
  • Close collaboration with stakeholders (strategic procurement, production, project management)
  • Aligning supplier orders with customer requirements in terms of content, quality, delivery, sustainability, and price

Your background

  • Education in a production-related environment, further training in business administration is an advantage
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in operational procurement tasks working as Buyer for electrical and mechanical products
  • Demonstrated experience working with enterprise resource planning and standard operating procedures
  • Deep Knowledge of SAP, Microsoft Office is a must
  • A collaborative, solution-focused approach and strong communication skills
  • Fluent in German, good level in English

More about us

ABB Traction is a leader in traction technologies, driving innovation in rail and e-mobility. Our propulsion, auxiliary and energy storage solutions contribute to making transportation more sustainable, while saving energy every day. Our people and culture are the foundation of our success. We all together make the difference for our customers every day. We look forward to receiving your application (documents submitted in English are appreciated). The recruiting process is being led by Julia Farin, Talent Partner ABB Switzerland Ltd. We look forward to receiving your application (documents submitted in English are appreciated). If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website Work model: hybrid #LI-hybrid

Publication ID: CH89113687_E1

Important: In order to be employed by ABB you will need to fully comply with/fulfill all local ABB employment requirements/processes.

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