Strategic Buyer

IT - Villadose
Full time
We are searching for our italian plant in Villadose ( Veneto Region, North Italy) a STRATEGIC BUYER to support our purchasing department. 

Task & Responsabilities

  • Implementation of the group procurement strategy for the relevant category and region, tracking the defined targets and KPIs in close coordination with the corresponding Lead Buyer and the local purchasing manager.
  • Regular monitoring of procurement markets and networks to identify efficient and innovative suppliers in consultation with the Lead Buyer.
  • Conduct negotiations with suppliers of the respective category (local) in close coordination with the respective Lead Buyer and the local Purchasing Managers incl. conclusion of contracts.
  • Drawing up proposals for joint development and optimisation programmes with strategic suppliers (local). Performance management and assessing the risk situation and taking appropriate measures to minimise risk, if necessary carrying out audits in coordination with the corresponding Lead Buyer.
  • Ensuring the strategic flow of information between purchasing, internal stakeholders, business responsibles and suppliers.
  • Implementation of the local source-to-contract activities in compliance with the defined group processes and methods (TCO, cost-breakdown analyses, RFQ, RFP).
  • Support in ensuring strategic KPI reporting for the associated category in coordination with the corresponding Lead Buyer and the local purchasing manager. Regularly performance reporting

Education and Qualification

Completed business/technical education, further education in supply chain management
English B2, local language mother tongue
Relevant work experience 3-5 years

Skills & Knowledge

Professional/methodical competences
Strategy, Governance & Compliance 
Organisation & Processes
Controlling , Risk management & Sustanability 
Planning & Analysis

Personal/social competences
Result orientation
Change management
Entrepreneurial thinking 
Motivation & Resilience 


Geberit Produzione spa
Viale del lavoro 4
The globally operating Geberit Group is a European leader in the field of sanitary products and is celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2024. Geberit operates with a strong local presence in most European countries, providing unique added value when it comes to sanitary technology and bathroom ceramics. The production network encompasses 26 production facilities, of which 4 are located overseas. The Group is headquartered in Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland. With around 11,000 employees in approximately 50 countries, Geberit generated net sales of CHF 3.1 billion in 2023. The Geberit shares are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and have been included in the SMI (Swiss Market Index) since 2012.