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Electronics Components Buyer

LONG TERM CONTRACT

H55’s mission is to make air transport, quiet, clean and affordable. The company’s patented and certified electric propulsion and battery management technology supports several aircraft manufacturers and operators to use electric propulsion for both existing aircraft designs and future VTOL and e-Commuter concepts.

A Swiss company created in 2017 by the leadership team of Solar Impulse, André Borschberg, Sebastien Demont, and Gregory Blatt, H55 has accumulated design, development, certification, and electric flight experience. Its proven track record comes from developing 2 Solar Impulse airplanes, the only electric airplane with unlimited endurance, the Twister Aero1 acrobatic aircraft, and the Bristell Energic.

The core of H55’s proprietary technology is focused on an integrated power, propulsion and battery management system which includes battery packs, connectors, motor, motor controller, pilot interface and power controls. The company’s product offering includes a fully integrated, certified electric propulsion and battery management solutions, as well as a stand-alone energy storage and battery management systems.

H55 is financed by a reputable group of investors from Silicon Valley and Switzerland, and as such, is well positioned for its next stage of its development. The company’s short-term priorities include building up out of engineering team, putting into place production facilities, and creating a north American subsidiary.

At H55, you will work with a very forward-looking team who are changing the paradigms of air transportation. H55 is composed of highly experienced engineers, entrepreneurs and managers and is seeking like mind talented professionals who understand how to couple creativity and innovation with technical and business considerations.

Your Role

You will report to the Supply Chain Manager

In this role, you will support H55’s day-to-day purchasing activities, specifically for Electronics Components, both on a strategic basis and for project and production needs.

Specifically, you will be responsible to:

  • Manage purchase orders from RFQ to goods receipt, based on existing framework contracts and production requirements.
  • Manage goods receipt with incoming – inspection – conditioning – labeling – storage.
  • Manage and monitor supplier performance based on quality, on-time delivery, overall cost, innovation, and compliance criteria.
  • Alert and escalate all related risks and issues to H55 leadership.

Your experience

You will have a proven track record as a high-level purchasing engineer in electronics focused industries such as automotive, power electronics or aeronautics.

Specifically, this includes:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in  purchasing, supply chain in electric/electronics engineering environment.  

Your profile

The ideal candidate is capable to operate both strategically and tactically in a fast-changing environment. This requires:

  • Proven negotiation and communication skills with external and internal partners.
  • Being comfortable in dealing with suppliers and contractors from a global supply chain.
  • Capable to work as a team player and to interact with people from diverse backgrounds and skill sets.
  • Fluent in English (written and oral) and French (oral).

Additional Information

  • Work Location: Sion, Switzerland
  • Entry Date: immediately

Applications sent to

Mrs Emmanuelle Doux

jobs@h55.ch

Only qualified applications will be considered.

H55 is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of nationality, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on competence, performance, and business needs.

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