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Capex / MRO Buyer (m/f)

Capex / MRO Buyer (m/f)


  • Negotiate and manage Service Agreements for service work on capital projects
  • Manage bidding processes for capital project equipment and services ensuring a fair and efficient bidding process, clear communication, and optimum bidder selection
  • Work with project managers to develop procurement plants for capital projects. Participate in executing the plan from project development to warranty execution, as needed
  • Utilize Strategic Sourcing methodology (standardization, reduce demand, etc.) to identify, communicate and execute cost reduction opportunities
  • Effectively develop the supplier base and manages supply chain partner performance and relationships
  • Ensure contract compliance. Participate in improvement of CAPEX procurement policy and guidelines. Work to educate internal customers on these policies and guidelines
  • Work in close alignment with Corporate Purchasing to leverage existing supply contracts
  • Effectively communicate with stakeholders to ensure site continuity and deliver results in line with the organization’s Business Plan

We expect

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain or technical/financial area, and MBA is a plus
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in purchasing (proficiency in key purchasing processes, management of tenders & contracts, etc.), including minimum of 3 years of experience in Operations or, Engineering, or Capex Purchasing
  • Excellent negotiation skills and change-management skills, and Integration experience is a highly valuable plus
  • Knowledge of SAP or other ERP system, and Proficient User of MS Office Suite
  • English as the working language is a must both written and oral/presentation
  • Data driven, strategic thinker, addresses partner and internal / external customer needs
  • Excellent written/verbal/presentation communication skills. Ability to interact with multiple levels of leadership internally and externally, and ability to participate and lead in a cross-functional, team-oriented environment

We offer

  • team-oriented company culture and open-door policy
  • personal and professional development
  • attractive work conditions in Liechtenstein

About us

Oerlikon is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy to become a global powerhouse in surface solutions, advanced materials and materials processing. Backed by the key ability to intelligently engineer and process surface solutions and advanced materials, the Group is committed to invest in value-bringing technologies that provide customers with lighter, more durable, more efficient and environmentally sustainable products. A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of over 13 500 employees at more than 180 locations in 37 countries. The company has over 1 000 specialists developing innovative and customer-oriented products and services.