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Global Category Specialist for HVAC and Black Utilities (m/f/d) (Ref.Nr. KR3016)

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Brine SA is looking for Global Category Specialist for HVAC and Black Utilities for our Client in the canton Wallis .

Job Purpose/ Role:

The HVAC global category specialist manages the procurement category management activities investment projects and coordinates with Capex Lead buyers the planning and execution of projects at the production site and, if required, at other company sites.

Major Accountabilities

  • Execute and update of overall Category Strategies
  • Management of demand, supply and capacity with key suppliers and stakeholders
  • 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
  • Procurement of HVAC and insulation equipment
  • Classic Strategic and operational procurement tasks
  • 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

You Should Have:


  • Technical or Commercial training (Uni or FH)  Preferred area of study: Process engineering, chemical engineering, business management, project management or supply chain. 
  • At least 7 years of experience in plant construction as well as in the areas of purchasing, sales, contract management and project management
  • English excellent, basic knowledge of German
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills 
  • Project and procurement management 
  • Team player with ability to work efficiently in matrix organizations and interdisciplinary teams 
  • Solution-oriented approach to managing conflicts
  • PC skills, MS Office, SAP 
  • Excellent business mindset, analytical thinking and problem-solving skills 
  • Initiative and resilience 
  • Able to work under pressure
  • stakeholder management

To learn more about this opportunity please send your CV ASAP in Word format to Brine SA:

Workload: 100%

Salary: to be discussed

Ref: KR3016

Start Date: asap
Duration: 1 Year
Location: Canton Wallis
Salary: tbd

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    Global Category Specialist for HVAC and Black Utilities (Ref.Nr. KR3016)