Purchasing Negotiator

  • Hitachi Zosen Inova AG
  • Zürich, Schweiz
  • Work experience
  • Purchasing, Materials Management, Logistics
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About us

Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) is a global market leader in energy from waste (EfW) and renewable gas. HZI acts as an engineering, procurement and construction contractor and project developer, delivering complete turnkey plants and system solutions for thermal and biological EfW recovery. HZI’s Service Group combines its own research and development with comprehensive manufacturing and erection capabilities to support our clients throughout the entire life cycle of their plant.

Your responsibilities

  • Be a negotiation partner and advisor on general terms and conditions of purchase for the rest of the procurement team
  • Seek best technical/commercial solution with cross functional collaboration
  • Curious to learn in detail allocated equipment for procurement
  • Drive procurement activities for allocated equipment: develop supplier panels, collecting engineering inputs, sending request for quotations, negotiating, purchase order awarding, claims management

Your experiences

  • 10+ years of experience in negotiation, procurement, and relevant terms and conditions (legal comprehension)
  • Strong skills in stakeholder and change management
  • Profound communication skill on all levels
  • Solid experience with MS-Office (esp. Excel and PowerPoint), cost models, and cost drivers
  • Self-motivation, resilience, solution oriented, and with a positive energy
  • Fluency in English is mandatory

We offer

  • Responsible challenge with diversified field of activity
  • Team-oriented working atmosphere in an international Company
  • Personal development opportunities through own Inova Academy
  • Opportunity to gain an insight into various technical disciplines
  • Excellent employment conditions
  • Attractive working place (central, good transport links)
  • Modern infrastructure


Do you have any questions? Please contact us.
We look forward to receiving your application.
  • Talent Acquisition Manager
  • Florence Zufferey