Operational Buyer Junior

  • Contract type Permanent Position
  • Place
  • Reference junior-28860-547387
  • Start date asap
  • Sector Technical & Engineering
  • Publication date 06.05.2022
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Founded in 1948 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, Manpower is a leading international human resources company. Located in 75 countries worldwide, with over 3’000 branches, Manpower responds to the needs of its 400’000 customers. Specialists in the recruitment and selection of permanent and temporary personnel in various economic sectors, we have been existing in Switzerland for over 60 years with more than 300 employees in more than 40 branches.     Our Client is currently looking for this Key professional Figure:

Operational Buyer Junior

Your assignment

Managing all purchasing activities to guarantee an adequate stock level (raw materials, components as per drawings, semifinished, products, etc.) as per predetermined goals and activities and manage purchase requests for expenditures / investments.

Your profile

- Preparing purchasing orders as per requests from colleagues for expenditures, investments, auxiliaries products, etc. Releasing orders is according approved procedures and directives, including respecting expenditure limits.
- Can contact suppliers for requesting quotes for these orders of expenditures and can negotiate those offers.
- Can also release orders of other components where strategic buyers manage master data and info.
- Monitoring order confirmations and registrate them in the system.
- Surveillance of delivery terms and update them in the system. If necessary informing other departments, immediately communicating discrepancies.
- Contacting suppliers for other general reasons like asking for datasheets, certificates, other info, etc.
- Manage suppliers master data and qualification of suppliers of own responsibilities.
- Checking correctness of invoices with suppliers, collaborating with accounting department.
- Enters other data in the SAP (example: info-record, quantity contracts, source lists, master data, etc.).
- Manage emails from common email purchasing with other colleagues.
- In general, other tasks as support to other buyers, when requested from superior.
- Generally applying all directives and procedures of the company and those ones indicated from superior/s.

- 2-3 year of experience with negotiations in the purchasing dept
- Italian mother tongue, Fluent English, French and German as a plus.
- Good IT knowledges of Microsoft Office tools.
- SAP knowledge is preferable, but not mandatory.
- Commercial background (no technical competences requested).
- Good communication competences.
- Having proactive attitude for problem solving.
- Can work with good rhythm and precision and independently.


Does this position meet your interest, and do you have the requested skills? Then please register yourself and upload your CV at our official website: www.manpower.ch, to process your application.

About Manpower
Manpower Switzerland offers its customers more than 55 years of experience in the recruitment, selection and placement of permanent and temporary staff, as well as in HR solutions. Its network of 50 branches active in all linguistic regions, 20,000 temporary staff, 1,500 permanent placements and over 5,000 clients – including small, medium and large companies – in all sectors of industry make Manpower one of Switzerland’s leading providers of workforce management solutions.
Our 3 promises
“We are passionate about what we do. This passion is a motivating and driving force, ensuring excellent placement opportunities for you.”
“We care about the people we work with. Including you. That’s why our collaborations are based on trust.”
“We take on our responsibilities. For you, that means security and exciting prospects.”

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Your Manpower consultant
Fabrizia Marzano

Lugano - Ticino Region
Via Pretorio 11

T: +41 58 307 34 50

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