Team Leader Services Purchasing


Basel, CH

Flexible Work Arrangement:  Hybrid
Job Category:  SCM (Procurement, Logistics, Stores)
Career Level:  Professional
Requisition Id:  2192

Since 1967, Jet Aviation has been crafting flight in its smoothest form. From one hangar in Basel, Switzerland, to some 4,000 employees, and some 50 locations worldwide. Aircraft Management, Aircraft Sales, Charter, Completions, Defence, FBO, Fixed and Rotary Wing Maintenance, and Staffing. Behind every seamless Jet Aviation experience, is a team of dedicated professionals perfecting the art of flight. The artisans of aviation. The craft that brings our customers’ journey to life. In the hangar, on the ground, and behind the scenes. Enabling global flight, with passion.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Position Summary

In order to achieve objectives that contribute to the growth of the team, this job is responsible for monitoring and supervising the group of buyers and PO Admin in your scope. You will ensure that procedures and standards are continually improved. Based on the anticipated volume and accompanying workload, you will make sure that the right resources are distributed throughout your team. You will be in charge of training your team members and fostering a sense of teamwork. In parallel to act as first escalation point you will absorb the extra work load and depending to the capacity you could lead critical project. Your scope will be indirect, stock, subcontracting spends, and order processing.

Main Responsibilities

  • Managing the day-to-day activities of the team 
  • Stake holders management mainly for stock shortage emergency 
  • Developing and implementing a timeline to achieve targets
  • Develop team strengths and improve weaknesses
  • Lead buyer team and PO admin team 
  • Track team performance and adherence to defined KPI`s to meet overall company targets 
  • Streamline and optimize key processes 
  • Perform buyer and PO Admin end of year assessment 
  • Work closely with other department to enhance the most possible efficiency of your team
  • Foster and facilitate relation between PO Admin, Buyer, SCM PL and Project manager
  • Secure quality, efficiency and effectiveness of PO created by PO Admin
  • Analyse stock consumption in pro active way 
  • Identify ways or efficiency by decreasing number of PO and actions with strategic team
  • Act actively to decrease overdue, AFI and quarantine rate for all buyer in your scope
  • Develop, monitor team ability to foster excellence expediting services and order processing 
  • Absorb the extra work load of his team in case of PIC activity

Minimum Requirements

  • At least Bachelor’s degree in business administration, procurement or engineering, or similar from an accredited university or business school
  • At least 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Relevant experience in people management
  • Good understanding of business aviation environment
  • Solid knowledge of processes, procedures and concepts in functional area
  • In-depth knowledge of performance metrics
  • Good PC skills, especially MS Excel
  • Good knowledge on complex expediting /procurement process and order processing task

Desired Characteristics

  • Results driven – able to execute with high personal accountability
  • Customer focused (internally and externally)
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently manage priorities of the job
  • Solid influencing skills
  • Strong communication skills to exchange functional information
  • Good time-management skills
  • Good stress management

If you are interested in a multicultural, challenging and innovative working environment and your profile matches our requirements, we are looking forward to receiving your online application in English.