Lausanne, Switzerland





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At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible! We’re totally transforming our business and building our future on one clear purpose – to deliver a smoke-free future. With huge change comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. Wherever you join our crucial 47,000-strong Operations team, you’ll have the opportunity to make an impact. PMI’s shift from selling cigarettes to our new smoke-free products has changed the way we work. New products bring new challenges – in the way we source and buy raw materials, in the way we engineer and manufacture, and in our supply chain planning. Bring us your curiosity and a desire to challenge the everyday, and we’ll give you lots of responsibility. You’ll help us improve, inject innovation, and create new ways of working! Your ‘day to day’ For our Advanced Procurement team in Switzerland, we are therefore looking for a Manager Advanced Procurement Consumables. In this position you will: • Develop and implement Advanced Procurement strategy, supplier selection, contract negotiations, respect of confidentiality, IP and supplier relationship. • Own Advanced Procurement contract and supplier relationship lifecycle management. • Collaborate with Product Function in terms of Innovation and product development to ensure supply base development, supply security, sustainable sourcing and scalability supporting make/buy decision and "right cost at launch". • Implement and drive Supplier Enabled Innovation process with Product Function. • Sourcing of potential suppliers that provide electronic components, new technologies and/or new capabilities fitting to Technology and Product Development roadmap. • Ensure Procurement Stage Gate deliverables are complete and on time. • Drive the cost/price development and visibility over the life cycle of the developed products. • Initiate and manage relationship with strategic suppliers. • Drive the procurement of material, substrate and equipment over the Development phase and optimize prototype purchasing. • Ensure smooth transition of suppliers/categories from Advanced Procurement to deployment Procurement functions. We’re looking for someone with: • Deep procurement experience from highly international and competitive organization within the FMCG or innovative electronics industry, preferably from industries with technical components and complex design and engineering contents • Strong stakeholder relationship management skills (Engineering, Finance) • Analytical skills, creativity, and strong negotiator • Seasoned experience in “design to manufacturing” and “design to cost” tools in a global sourcing context being exposed to new technology introduction in business where new product launch is a key business factor • Able to establish win-win and long-term relationship with supplier • Capacity to deal with ambiguity, complexity, and uncertainty • Ability to work under pressure, patient and resilient with an easy, calm manner • Stand-alone and self-driving attitude • Fluent in English and at least another European Language What we offer: Our success depends on the talented employees who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to deliver a smoke-free future