Swatch AG

  • Publication date:

    31 July 2022
  • Workload:

  • Contract:

    Permanent position


The company

Swatch, launched in 1983 by Nicolas G. Hayek, is a leading Swiss watch maker and one of the world's most popular brands. The first Swatch watches surprised everyone with their revolutionary concept, creative design and provocative spirit. Today Swatch continues to innovate and surprise with new models, collections and special editions. The brand maintains a strong presence in the world of sports with its commitment to snowboarding, freeskiing, surfing, beach volleyball and mountain bike slopestyle. Right from the start, Swatch connected with art and artists, and Swatch watches remain a prominent canvas for artists from a broad range of disciplines.

Job description

In order to reinforce the Procurement team at its Headquarters in Biel/Bienne, Switzerland, SWATCH is currently searching for a


The Purchaser ensures that goods and services are purchased from suppliers and delivered according to the agreed terms and conditions. An important aspect of this role is the achievement of maximum value for Swatch through time and costs agreements.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Supplier scouting and sourcing.
  • Negotiation to obtain the most advantageous conditions possible
  • Manage and monitor the day-to-day approval processes to ensure timely completion of purchasing
  • Review, update and work on different projects
  • Collaborate with the team, internal departments and suppliers
  • Provide assistance to the Head of Packaging & General Supplies
  • Ensure the business and assistance to the team during the Head of Packaging & General Supplies absence
  • Various KPI and price / volume analysis


  • Commercial background or equivalent
  • 2 years' experience in the field of procurement
  • Used to work with numbers, analytical skills
  • Very good knowledge in MS-Office, mainly in Excel advanced functions
  • Very good knowledge in Illustrator
  • Knowledge in Material Management module in SAP would be a plus

Professional requirements

You are a solution and result-oriented person and you have the ability to work well in extremely fast-paced environment with high volume projects and quick turn-around. Furthermore, you are able to handle multiple tasks and you have a strong sense of organisation. Proactive, you are self-motivating and also a team player.


In addition, you possess excellent communications skills and are fluent in English, German and/or French. Italian would be a plus.

Company address

Your new employer:

Find a new home for your skills, creativity and ambitions. Swatch offers you the ideal environment to progress in your career and attractive benefits such as:

  • Flexible 40 working hours / week
  • 25 days of annual leave
  • Contribution to health insurance costs
  • Best in class pension fund
  • Subsidised on-site canteen and food trucks
  • Training and development plan
  • Extended maternity leave
  • Free parking


If you feel this challenging opportunity meets your profile and expectations, please click on the APPLY link to send us your CV in English.

Human Resources
Nicolas G. Hayek Strasse 1
CH - 2502 Biel/Bienne


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