Our goals - Your path

  • Drives local saving initiatives for “direct” as well as for “indirect goods and services”
  • Ensures the availability of all materials and services in close cooperation with the responsible Category and Material Group Managers.
  • Implements Sika`s overall Procurement strategy in close cooperation with Regional and Global Procurement
  • Establishes and leads a local Procurement organization, which ensures the support for Sika`s regional and global Category Management Process.
  • Conducts a quarterly performance reporting by using existing templates.

Main function/responsibility/competencies

  • Identifying and removing potential barriers to success.
  • Initiating and supporting the Sika Sourcing Strategy in alignment with Regional and Global Procurement
  • Ensuring the implementation and tracking of the achieved results.
  • Take ownership for individual Procurement targets on a local and/or regional level
  • Align internal local decision makers through focused communication
  • Ensures that all local requirements are coordinated with the regional strategy and communicated accordingly.
  • Manages the Procurement department in order to maintain best in class workforce, motivation and development of technical and social skills.
  • Define and monitor efficiency, effectiveness and success of the local Procurement activities using adequate controlling tools
  • Implements a local Procurement strategy based on Sika`s overall Procurement strategy.
  • Provide business excellence, collaborate with and provide consultation to business units and general management of countries to support the reduction of total cost of ownership.
  • Establish appropriate guidelines, policy and governance across the local organization based on the Global Procurement Manual.
  • Improve local Procurement systems to enhance efficiency, compliance and processes

Your expertise - Our strength

  • Graduation in Chemistry / BE in Chemistry. MBA in Operations Management / Supply Chain.
  • Excellent communication skills (also in English) with the ability to present concepts at functional and executive levels.
  • Ability to manage conflicts (e.g. Leadership skills, Change Management)
  • Creating an atmosphere of collaboration.
  • Strong ability to work in a team
  • Demonstrated broad understanding of Procurement and supply chain processes
  • Strong focus on strategic and innovation aspects.
  • Distinguished knowledge in Spend Management (e.g. data analyses).
  • Competent level of expertise in the supply market

Going Beyond. Together.


    About Sika

    Sika is a specialty chemicals company with a leading position in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing, and protecting in the building sector and motor vehicle industry. Sika has subsidiaries in 101 countries around the world and manufactures in over 300 factories. Its 33,500 employees generated annual sales of CHF 10.49 billion in 2022.