Head Purchasing Projects

maxon motor ag — Sachseln
16 AprilSpecialist100%

To enhance our team at the headquarters in Sachseln, Switzerland we are looking for a responsible person with initiative to take on the position of

Head Purchasing Projects

maxon is a global provider of world-class precision drive systems. Our drives are perfectly suited for wherever extreme precision and the highest quality standards are necessary - on Earth, and on Mars.

What we offer
For creative minds and passionate doers, we offer a global yet trusted environment. Those who are prepared to question endless possibilities and challenge themselves will rise to great heights with us.

Head Purchasing Projects

Your area of responsibility

  • Drive the Productivity Improvement Program (PRIM) on a global level:
Shift the Purchasing Volume from High Cost Countries to Best Cost Countries
Lead the cost down project initiated by Business Units (key customer projects)
Lead the cost down project "Design to cost / Design to value"
  • Identify gaps, with the goal of developing global programs for achieving new opportunities to increase supplier performance
  • Support Global Commodity Managers to set up their sourcing strategy based on spending, technology, and strategic relevance
  • Support the global SCM manager in organizational development
  • Scan the procurement market for new manufacturing technologies in relation to the maxon part-portfolio

Your profile

  • Master of engineering in the field of electronics, mechatronics or production engineering (university degree or university of applied science degree)
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills. German language skills are necessary
  • A minimum of 10 years' experience in a senior operations position of an international environment
  • Sector experience in industrial manufacturing (electric components, parts, drives, etc.) with large- and small series. Strong technical know-how in precision engineering and electronic parts/components
  • A willingness to travel up to 50%

Your Contact

Are you interested in new challenges? Then we look forward to your online application.

  • Frau Sabin Hofer |
  • HR Business Partner |
  • +41 41 666 19 41

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