Internal job advertisement 


Location: Fribourg


Purchaser Fix-term CDD (m/f/d) 100%
Villars-sur-Glâne, Fribourg

  • Fribourg
  • 01.06.2024
  • Full-time
  • 12 months contract

Your Tasks

  • Manage stock replenishment based on the ERP proposals and place orders to Suppliers, minimize excess or obsolescence
  • Manage Direct and/or Indirect materials and provide support to Purchasing Coordinators
  • Maintain and improve KPI targets set and agreed and maintain supplier file documentation
  • Make daily follow-ups of Suppliers’ deliveries to ensure that dates, quantities and items are available to internal customers as initially requested. Alert and communicate about any discrepancies
  • Collaborate with production planners to forecast material requirements and avoid any shortage
  • Coordinate the return of goods with Suppliers
  • Maintain strong relationships with suppliers and address any performance issues
  • Elaborate and implement cost saving initiatives
  • Enter into discussion with Suppliers to settle invoice, quality and logistic disputes
  • Work closely with the quality assurance team to ensure that purchased materials meet required standards and specifications
  • Assist the Purchasing Manager
  • Ad Hoc - Supplier visit (intern/extern)
  • Artworks : Manage BAT process for printed packaging materials (version, technical information, barcodes, ERP update, Artwork approval, incoming control).

Your Profile

  • University degree in Purchasing and/or Supply Chain  or related domain
  • Ideally 3-5 years of experience in a Purchasing role
  • GxP Compliance Knowledge and/or Pharma industry experience a plus
  • High proficiency on office tools (Excel, Power point) and IT in general,
  • Experience on SAP S4/Hanna a plus or complex ERP
  • Strong negotiation skills combined with good planning and preparation skills
  • Fluent in French and English, German is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral, with all kind of stakeholders
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.