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Johnson & Johnson

Purchasing Coordinator

Posted Mar 17, 2023
Job ID: JJJP00014835
9 months
(Apr 3, 2023 - Dec 31, 2023)
40 hrs/week
Payrate range

Purchasing Coordinator  Remote/1 day office

Location:  Switzerland (Remote working, 1 day office Zug)

Duration: 12 months

Hours: 40 

Kenvue, part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies is recruiting for a CxO Purchasing Coordinator EMEA, located in Zug, Switzerland.

The core responsibility of the role will be to implement the regional purchasing and budget management for the marketing expenses of our brands, supporting our regional marketing teams in EMEA.

roles and responsibilities

Main responsibilities

  • This role is responsible for managing end-to-end Purchase Order Management for marketing expenses of our regional brands to order services from suppliers by submitting purchase orders to the purchasing platform, confirming Good Receipt, requesting credit notes, and creating new supplier master data records.

  • The role requires a problem-solving mindset, being the primary point of contact for regional marketing and resolving issues on a daily basis.

  • Collaboration with procurement to ensure a detailed back end purchasing process and handling issues by connecting with different functions or suppliers, clearly communicating the appropriate process is critical to the success of the role!

  • The success of the role depends upon cooperation with procurement to develop a detailed back-end purchasing process and communicating effectively with other departments or suppliers to resolve issues.

  • As the role is responsible for tracking budgets, it will coordinate with multiple managers in central office and local markets to report quarterly and year-end results on time.

  • It will be the coordinator's responsibility to deliver transparent tracking tools to business partners. Additionally, he/she will analyse data to regularly report on the development of our spend structure.

how to succeed

Qualifications / Experience / Skills:

  • Similar experience in highly complex organization and international environment

  • Strong record of reliability and accuracy in leading complex purchasing processes are crucial

  • Sense of urgency and handling different priorities

  • Ability to work independently

  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task successfully

  • Affinity with Accounting and Procurement processes

  • Fluent in English

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Good knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel

  • Knowledge of SAP & Ariba is a strong asset

What’s in it for you?  

As the biggest health company in the world, we find it important to put the needs and well-being of our customers and employees first. Our recipe for success consists of crafting an inclusive work environment where everybody feels welcome and respected. 

At Johnson & Johnson, we blend heart, science and ingenuity to profoundly change the trajectory of health for humanity.  


This role offers a very competitive hourly rate. This contract will run for 12 months and has a strong chance of extension. 

you are welcome here

Johnson & Johnson is working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences are valued and each and every one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are.

about Johnson & Johnson

Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 130 years. As a skilled contractor, you’ll play a key part in the thinking, strategy, dynamism - and impact - of this iconic global healthcare company as they touch the lives of nearly a billion people every day. Contribute to the next healthcare breakthrough with your next project at Johnson & Johnson. 

application process

We are looking to process the first round of applications within the next 2 working days.

We do not accept applications via email. 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) have been part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Our commitment to respect the dignity and diversity of all is embedded in our Credo.

We know that the success of our business depends on having the best talent in a workforce that reflects the diverse markets we serve around the world and an inclusive culture that values different perspectives and life experiences. That is why we are working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are valued and each one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson means “You Belong”.

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