Basic

Sascha Walleser

Owner, Managing Director, Walthan GmbH

Murgenthal, Switzerland

Skills

Global Sourcing
Internationale Erfahrung
Unternehmergeist
Internationales Netzwerk
interessanten Know-How / Gedankenaustausch
Erfahrungsaustausch
RFQ Management
Strategic Sourcing und Global Procurement
Commodity Management
Teamwork

Timeline

Professional experience for Sascha Walleser

  • Current , since 2019

    Managing Director

    Walthan GmbH

    Define and execute sourcing and supply strategies for mechanical parts and components, supplier development from the prototype up to the serial production; price or contract negotiations with the supplier; escalation management for overdue deliveries; leading Market Research and Analysis as well developing global sourcing potentials based on customers requirements; supplier visits and audits of new and existing suppliers including development; most recent projects records are available upon request.

  • 2016 - 2019

    Strategic Sourcing Manager

    Tornos SA

    Head of Strategic Sourcing with staffs and budgetary responsibilities for direct and indirect expenditures; defining and executing of the sourcing and supply strategies for different types of commodities especially for mechanical parts and components; reporting of relevant KPI’s to the Head of Global Supply Chain Management; Strategic Supplier Management and driving of cost optimization and value engineering activities together with R&D for mechanical parts;

  • 2015 - 2016

    Purchasing Manager

    ETEL SA, Heidenhain Corporation

    Head of Strategic Purchasing with 7 subordinates and budgetary structuring responsibility for total direct spend of CHF 45 million; leadership in driving an intercultural Team and reporting of relevant KPI’s to the COO, strategic Supplier Management, driving of cost reduction activities; developing and implementing of sourcing and supply strategies for different types of commodities e.g. mechanical parts and components, electrical components, plastics etc.

  • 1 year and 10 months, Mar 2013 - Dec 2014

    Global Sourcing Commodity Manager

    Leica Microsystems GmbH, Danaher Corporation

    Responsible for various commodities (mechanical, plastics, electrical) with a total spend of USD 37 million – suppliers were located around the world; price or contract negotiations with the suppliers; escalation management for overdue deliveries; defining and executing the sourcing and supply strategy for different commodities; reporting of relevant KPI’s to the Team leader of Global Sourcing; strategic Supplier Management in driving cost reduction activities.

  • 2 years and 5 months, Apr 2010 - Aug 2012

    Corporate Manager Sourcing Far East

    IKA Works (Asia) Sdn Bhd

    Head of Sourcing with 7 subordinates and budget responsibility for direct spend, reporting of relevant KPI’s to the Managing Director; responsible for IKA subsidiaries in China / India for Procurement of direct spend including recruitment of new employees. Setting up a supply base for mechanical parts from the sketch; driving of cost reduction and value engineering activities from existing suppliers; Supplier visits and audits including know how passing of new and existing suppliers for the whole IKA group

  • 2 years, Apr 2008 - Mar 2010

    Corporate Manager Sourcing

    IKA Werke GmbH & Co. KG

    Head of Purchasing / Sourcing with subordinates and budget responsibility for direct / indirect spend; reporting of relevant KPI’s to the Corporate Director Sourcing; driving cost reduction (design to cost) activities with R&D in collaboration with the suppliers; supplier rating and analyzing the existing suppliers by price, service, punctuality and quality; developing global sourcing potentials for mechanical parts / electrical components to leverage the synergistic effects for the entire IKA group.

  • 1 year and 5 months, Dec 2006 - Apr 2008

    Corporate Manager Production Logistics

    IKA Werke GmbH & Co. KG

    Head of Materials Management with subordinates and budget responsibility, responsible for efficient storage, receipt of goods, the delivery of finished products and the yearly inventory check, ensuring with the team that the required quantities of various items are available at the right time, team Member to set up the Procurement Department at the subsidiary in China which was about 50% of the working time. (including recruitment and trainings for new employees)

  • 3 years and 6 months, Jun 2003 - Nov 2006

    Production management

    IKA Werke GmbH & Co. KG

    Planning of production processes, development of human and material resources; monitoring the production processes and adjusting if necessary, to comply with the specified deadlines given from the customer, outsourcing of mechanical parts to third parties due to lacks of capacity; creation of pre-/ post-calculations for machinery and equipment; team Member to set up the Procurement department at the subsidiary in China which was about 50% of the working time.

  • 4 years and 5 months, Jan 1999 - May 2003

    Operator of CNC turning and milling machine

    IKA Werke GmbH & Co. KG

  • 1 year and 11 months, Feb 1997 - Dec 1998

    Operator of revolving transfer machine

    Mesa-Parts Lenzkirch

  • 3 years and 6 months, Sep 1992 - Feb 1996

    Trainee as an industrial mechanic engineer

    IKA Werke GmbH & Co. KG

Educational background for Sascha Walleser

  • 3 years and 8 months, Apr 2006 - Nov 2009

    Business Administration

    Steinbeis Hochschule

    in Berlin, Germany

  • 3 years and 3 months, Sep 2004 - Nov 2007

    Business Administration

    Verwaltungs- & Wirtschaftsakademie (VWA)

    in Freiburg, Germany

  • 1 year and 11 months, Sep 2002 - Jul 2004

    Industrial Engineering

    REFA Bundesverband e.V.

    in Darmstadt and Dortmund, Germany

Languages

  • German

    First language

  • English

    Fluent

  • French

    Basic

Wants

Neue Kontakte für verschiedene Bereiche
Erfahrungsaustausch zum Thema Global Sourcing
Workshops zum Thema Global Sourcing in LCR
Global Sourcing
Strategischer Einkauf
Procurement

Interests

gutes Essen
Reisen
FC Bayern München
Fussball allgemein
Formel 1
Messen
Workshops
Kontakte
Global Sourcing
Global Procurement

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