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23 March 2023

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge – one where you can really make a difference? Are you passionate about technology and keen to share your expertise internationally? Step forward and discover Swisslog!

Swisslog is a member of the KUKA Group, a leading global supplier of intelligent automation solutions with more than 14,000 employees worldwide.

Swisslog are currently seeking a Buyer based at our Redditch head office with hybrid working available.

Short Facts

  • Redditch
    Redditch, United Kingdom
  • Procurement
  • Permanent Position
    Permanent Position

Make an impact

  • Negotiate with the suppliers in order to evaluate best price performance ratio
  • To negotiate and to contract suppliers for suitable frame agreements
  • Direct Materials (CS) - to manage all direct materials (third party) with smaller volume used in CS projects for the whole EMEA region
  • Indirect materials - typical scope for indirect materials: suppliers with regular demand for materials and services as e.g. for marketing; office equipment; service providers for facility management 
  • Close alignment with other peers in purchasing for joint approach (within regions and trans-regional approach)
  • Raise Purchasing Requests (PR) to clarify the demand of the departments for direct and indirect materials

Bring to the team

  • Five years plus experience as a Buyer
  • Industry background in engineering, manufacturing or technology
  • Good and proven knowledge of MS Office (Word , Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of SAP R3 MM with focus on purchasing transactions
  • Knowledge of contract regulations
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Purchasing related qualifications CIPS etc.
  • Working experience in an international company with multiple sites is desirable
  • Experience in a project oriented business is desirable

Our promise

Swisslog provides you with the possibility to grow while working with us to deliver a game changing mission: to shape the future of intralogistics by introducing an era of robotic and data-driven automated solutions that create exceptional customer value. We are proud of our Swiss roots, while the opportunities we offer stretch across the globe. We don't expect perfection, but we do expect Collaboration, Commitment, Clarity, and Competence (our Core Values) from all our colleagues. In return, we offer you the chance to be part of the driving force behind solutions that are shaping the future, while we develop the leaders that will shape ours.

Free Parking
Swiss Brand
Learn & Grow
Cycle to Work
Flexible Working Options
Great Team Spirit
Wellbeing Initiatives

About Swisslog

Swisslog is shaping the #future of #intralogistics. As part of the KUKA Group, we are at the forefront of technology that is changing the world. Serving some of the biggest and most exciting brands across the globe, we're a team of 2,000 professionals and 50 nationalities, working together to transform intralogistics with smart minds and fresh perspectives. With our flexible, #robotic and #data-driven automated solutions, we are powering the supply chain and taking the industry forward. #JoinOurTeam and bring ideas to life!


  • Highly competitive salary 
  • A great working environment
  • Working with advanced technologies
  • Encourages new ideas & innovations
  • Empowerment & project ownership
  • Future-oriented projects with leading brands
  • Hands on training & skills development
  • Domestic and international career opportunities

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