Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is a leading supplier of equipment and tools, services, support and technical solutions for the mining and construction industry. For decades, customers have counted on us to develop the most durable products on the market and with every machine we engineer, we prioritize safety and reliability, as well as having the right technology for each application. We don’t just supply equipment - we provide the peace of mind that our customers’ business will keep growing, by offering the world’s most comprehensive range of solutions for the area.
The department of Planning & Capacity Management at our site in Svedala is responsible for procurement and planning for production and aftermarket, and our team consists of purchasers, planners and order handlers. We are now looking for a solution-oriented and inspiring Global Inventory Planner and Purchaser for our truly global environment, with many possibilities to influence our future development.
Job Summary
As a Global Inventory Planner and Purchaser you are responsible for building, executing and proactively improving our supply plan for designated external suppliers and ensuring overall logistics, inventory delivery services and the balance between inventory and investments, in order to reach given targets. Taking ownership of our purchasing, including inventory volumes, and acting on current and future needs are important parts of the job, as is optimizing our inventory planning by following up on parameters such as KPIs. In this position, you have a key role in building and maintaining excellent relationships with external suppliers and internal stakeholders within Sandvik’s different functions, and you engage in improvements of processes related to our operations.
International travel is included in this position.
Your profile
We are looking for someone with a Master’s degree in Logistics, Business Administration or Engineering, or who has gained equivalent knowledge through previous work experience. You have experience and strong capabilities in purchasing and an understanding of inventory and supply for manufacturing, preferably in a global setting. Knowledge of Movex/M3 and an APICS Certification are considered advantageous. As we interact in an international market, you have excellent skills in English, both verbal and written.
We are sincerely interested in your passion and personality. You are a confident, structured coordinator and doer who enjoys being the go-to person when it comes to the operational parts of our planning and purchasing work. Synchronizing and collaborating with global stakeholders and engaging in continuous improvements are some of your strengths, and you take full ownership of the responsibilities within your area. As we depend on good relationships, you use your excellent communication and presentation skills to build trust within your networks; however, you do not hesitate to challenge our suppliers to reach high-quality results.
We are a company with an open-minded culture, actively working to create a workplace that is characterized by diversity and inclusion.
Contact information
For further information about this position, please contact:
Sofia Hedenström, recruiting manager, +46 (0)40 409 184
Union contacts - Sweden
Mats Tindberg, Unionen, +46 (0)40 409 220
Kent Hellström, Ledarna, +46 (0)40 409 181
Cecilia Theander, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0)40 409 231
Send your application no later than October 24, 2016. Read more about Sandvik and apply at www.sandvik.se/career, Job ID: 347082.
For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HR Services, +46 (0)26 261 444.
Recruitment Specialist
André Söderholm
Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering advanced products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. We hold world-leading positions in selected areas – tools for metal cutting, equipment and tools for the mining and construction industries, stainless materials, special alloys, metallic and ceramic resistance materials as well as process systems. In 2015, the Group had about 46,000 employees and sales of about 91 billion SEK in more than 150 countries.
Deadline: 24 Oct
Job-ID: 347082