• Contract
  • Valais
  • Recruiter: Usha Rao

Clean Room Solutions and EI&C Category Specialist and Buyer (5118 – URA)


Our client, a global market leader in the production and process support of active pharmaceutical ingredients, both in the chemical and biotechnology sectors, is looking for a Clean Room Solutions and EI&C Category Specialist and Buyer for a 12 month contract to be based in Valais region of Switzerland.


Role Purpose:

The Clean Room Solutions and EI&C global category specialist, who manages the procurement category management activities in investment projects and coordinates with Capex Lead buyers the planning and execution of projects at client sites.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Execute and update of overall Category Strategies
  • Management of demand, supply and capacity with key suppliers and stakeholders EI&C Equipment and Materials, EI&C Installation Works, Clean Room Solutions
  • Supplier Relationship Management with key partners
  • Monitoring market for technological and regulatory trends
  • Scanning market and internal stakeholder for identifying, analyzing and mitigating risks
  • Delivering regular reports on market intelligence for lead time and prices
  • Development of purchasing execution strategies for projects

·       Leading or supporting Procurement of EI&C Equipment and Materials, EI&C Installation Works, Clean Room Solutions on projects, as required.

  • Strategic and operational procurement tasks, including
    • Definition and implementation of the procurement strategy as well as targets / department or supplier, taking into account the market situation and classification of products
    • Bundling of procurement measures within the plant and in conjunction with other client sites
    • Preparation, conclusion and maintenance of framework agreements
    • Development of action plans, relationship management with suppliers, evaluation of new suppliers and management of strategic key account (supplier) activities
    • Optimization of LifeCycleCost (LCC) and reduction of material, transport, ancillary and follow-up costs
  • Coordination, lead or participation in projects to further the development and improve the efficiency of technical purchasing as well as to achieve common targets
  • Member of the Global Category Team for Construction, Fit-out and Automation
  • Leading and responsible for large & complex RFQ packages End to End.
  • Responsible for weekly update of his/her packages in Procurement Management Plan (PMP)
  • Supporting on medium & simple RFQ packages
  • Supporting team with category specific benchmarks and costs break downs

 Minimum Required Qualifications/Skills

  • Technical or Commercial training (Uni or FH) or. Preferred area of study: Process engineering, chemical engineering, business management, project management or supply chain, electrical or Computer Engineering.
  • At least 7 years of experience in plant construction as well as in the areas of purchasing, sales, contract management and project management related with Clean Room Solutions and EI&C.
  • Languages: Excellent knowledge of German and English, French is a plus
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Project and procurement management
  • Team player with ability to work efficiently in matrix organizations and interdisciplinary teams