Procurement & Quality Specialist

17.06. | Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties | 100%

Procurement & Quality Specialist

ecoRobotix SA, a scale-up based at Y-Parc in Yverdon, Switzerland, creates innovative robotic solutions that reduce the negative ecological impact of modern agriculture. We’ve developed a solar-powered, autonomous weeding robot that decreases the amount of herbicides used in crop fields while keeping costs competitive. When you join our talented, dynamic team, you can contribute to a more sustainable, environment-friendly agriculture in an innovative scale-up at the cutting edge of technology. Our organization is flexible, and we provide a great work environment for our creative, self-motivated staff.

ecoRobotix is growing! To pursue our mission, we are looking for a Procurement & Quality Specialist.


For this full-time and permanent position, you will work on two important domains, which are improving the quality of current and future ecoRobotix products and improving the quality over cost ratio of parts procurements. In direct report with the Director of Operations you will interact with the manufacturing, supply and R&D teams, and with external suppliers. Your work will consist in identifying quality needs and implement measures for continuous product quality improvement. It will consist also in monitoring the quality of external suppliers and negotiating optimal procurement prices and conditions. This role include, but is not limited to:

  • Organize supply chain in order to guarantee continuous components availability, while taking into account the lead and delivery periods, the production rates and all possible risks

  • Prepare and follow up purchase orders, including import/export issues

  • Use and improve the ERP-based (Odoo clouds) supply and stock management system

  • Manage stock, including physical layout and inventories

  • Optimize the supply chain and procedure: evaluate suppliers, payment methods, order frequency and prepare recommendations for the management

  • Negotiate best prices and procurement conditions with suppliers, establish contracts with them

  • Manage deliveries including input quantity and quality control (Define Quality Metrics and provide reports; Define criteria for component qualification and lead the qualification decisions; Define Incoming good Quality Checks (QC) based on Supplier QC)

  • Review all documents being within the Manufacturing Dossier provided by the R&D

  • Define Manufacturing QC and technical requirements for new test benches

  • Ensure follow-up of all Engineering Change Order (ECO) and Design Changes

  • Manage quality documentation and processes

  • Transfer quality controls to suppliers when relevant


  • 5+ years of industry experience in manufacturing or development of hardware devices

  • Technical systems knowledge related to electronics and mechanical assembly

  • Working understanding and theory of Quality Methods, Design of Experiments, statistical process control methods

  • Very pragmatic and able to identify the good enough from the good to have

  • Excellent written and verbal presentation skills, with clear & consistent communication

  • Demonstrated ability to influence without authority

  • Rigorous, pragmatic and having strong empathy

  • Drive, autonomy, curiosity and team play

What we offer

  • Exciting work in an innovative scale-up at the cutting edge of technology in various fields

  • An opportunity to contribute to more sustainable, environment-friendly agriculture

  • A place on a dynamic, motivated team in a start-up atmosphere

  • Attractive working conditions (flexibility, working environment, training, etc.)

Please send your complete application via the Jobup Platform.

Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties, 100%


ecoRobotix SA

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