For our important client based in Ticino, we are currently searching for the following candidate:


The Role

 The company needs to hire a skilled Operations Manager to execute the operational buying and supply chain strategy for the worldwide group. This person should have in-depth knowledge of the freight and duties handling markets and suppliers, and have experience in negotiating contracts. A successful candidate will enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment.

 The Operations Manager is responsible for the sourcing, manufacturing development, supply chain and its execution specifically related to our desktop solution printer products. We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated Manager to support our operations teams and contract manufacturing partners in the sourcing of components as well as finished goods.

Responsibilities & Profile

·         Responsible for procuring finished and unfinished goods, logistics (freight, duties), warehousing services, and respective supply chain for the              overall group to support the operations

·         Responsible for ensuring a smooth supply chain over the group’s subsidiaries

·         Freight sourcing projects for different transport mode, custom brokers services.

·         Operation support on order-to-invoice process and optimization of the same/ ERP integration and optimization

·         Spot desk / ad-hoc request transport management

·         Provide the organization with buying power, develop and challenge the strategies and look for opportunities to reduce costs, decrease risk                  and/or improve reliability

·         Prepare and present best procurement options for assigned procurement projects

·         Manage suppliers, contract manufacturers, negotiate & close contracts

·         Work and plan with ERP system (SAP Business One)

·         Manage the Procure-to-Pay processes for our suppliers as well as rates disputes

·         Negotiate, evaluate and issue purchase orders

·         Process of data collection and analysis of spend data for finished goods.

·         Developing solid understanding of cost drivers

·         Maintaining day-to-day supplier relationships regarding catalogues, pricing and orders


·         You live and breath procurement! You have a drive to make sure that all assigned programs are fully under control and growth. You have a                vision and you are not afraid to execute on that.

·         Engineering degree along with evidence of exceptional ability

·         Supply Chain/Purchasing experience

·         Experience in Freight Handling procurement on international level

·         Excellent analytical and judgment skills, advanced Excel skills.

·         Excellent organizational, administrative, and problem-solving skills

·         Ability to work in a fast-paced, growing environment with high demand to flexibility

·         Demonstrated ability to identify business process issues and drive process improvement

·         Open-minded self-starter with the ability to adapt, improvise and problem solve

·         Excellent interpersonal, written, and communication skills

·         Fluency in English is a must, German in addition would be ideal

If your experience matches the described requirements, you may apply to Mr. Alberto Largader ([email protected]), who is in charge for the selection. Profiles that do not match what we are looking for will not receive a reply.

Via Vegezzi 4
6900 Lugano

Ledermann Wieting & Partners SA
+41 (0) 91 921.48.78
+41 (0) 91 921.45.69