Buyer for Indirect Materials & Services - Full Time - WinterthurSwitzerland


At Sulzer, you are empowered to deliver superior results. As a pioneer in industry we have a proud heritage of innovation and continue to evolve for the future. Join our story and create your own impact by developing your expertise and building solutions that help make our lives safer, smarter and more sustainable.


Join the Global Procurement team in Winterthur to help us take Indirect Materials & Services (IM&S) to the next level. 


In this role you will be accountable for:

  • Creating transparency in the context of the SAP-based Purchase-to-Pay process implementation 
  • Supporting the project management with stakeholder alignments and master data management 
  • Creating purchase orders incl. tracking of order confirmations
  • Optimizing the selection of buying channels in SAP, together with the Project Management
  • Supporting in the preparation and execution of training sessions 
  • Identifying continuous optimization/ automation potentials in the Purchase-to-Pay process
  • Supporting the development, execution and implementation of category and sourcing strategies for key areas, such as Professional Services, HR-Services, IT & Telecommunication, Travel & Fleet


To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, engineering, or any other relevant discipline
  • First experience in Procurement/Supply Chain Management, with a focus on Purchase-to-Pay
  • SAP knowledge (focus Materials Management) 
  • High degree of autonomy, pragmatism and a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Analytical mindset and process-oriented approach to work
  • Strong command of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Fluency in English, any other language is an asset


Your benefits:

  • Varied and interesting position in an international working environment

  • Having the chance to develop your career in Procurement & apply your knowledge

  • Attractive employment conditions

  • Access to a wide range of discounts on Everyday Shopping, Entertainment and Lifestyle

  • Working in a fresh, vibrant, and agile employment culture 

  • Central workplace, only five minutes from Winterthur central station


Location: We are based in Winterthur. This is a great place with a high quality of life. In the historic old town you find many shops, cafés, bars and restaurants. Recreation areas can be reached in a short time from any point of the city.


Have a question about the role? Reach out to Andrea Müller at We are looking forward to hearing from you!



Sulzer is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce.

83% of our employees recommend Sulzer as a good place to work and we are proud to be recognized as a Top Employer 2022 in Switzerland. So come and join our story, starting today!

About us

Sulzer is a global leader in fluid engineering. We specialize in pumping, agitation, mixing, separation and application technologies for fluids of all types. Our customers benefit from our commitment to innovation, performance and quality and from our responsive network of 180 world-class production facilities and service centers across the globe. Sulzer has been headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland, since 1834. In 2020, our 15’000 employees delivered revenues of CHF 3.3 billion. Our shares are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX: SUN).

As one of the awarded World’s Best Employers, we are proud to be among the Top 25 engineering companies worldwide and rank nr. 8 in Switzerland. Our position reflects our commitment to create a work environment where everyone is empowered to make a real impact.

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