Sandvik Materials Technology (SMT) is a world-leading manufacturer of high value-added products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys, as well as metallic and ceramic resistance materials for the most demanding industries.
Balancing between costs on one side and service levels on the other, is a daily challenge for the supply team. Represented in 130 countries, this requires continuous improvements and a team of dedicated people, working closely together for truly competitive solutions. We focus on a global delivery model, in which we are category driven, efficient and a resilient purchasing organization. We adapt quickly to change, work proactively, and share and support the goals and strategies of the Business Areas, in order to contribute to their success. We are now looking for a Strategic Purchaser to be part of our team, with true passion for doing business.
This position is temporary from December 1, 2016 until January 31, 2018, and preferred location is in Sandviken.
Job Summary
As Strategic Purchaser you develop, implement and ensure compliance of category strategies and guidelines. You develop, maintain, follow-up and ensure implementation of category strategies in the Facility Management area. Ensuring compliance with internal and external policies, guidelines, regulations and laws, and creating and ensuring implementation of contracts related to your own sourcing projects are parts of your daily work. You identify, prepare, propose and select sourcing projects, and you also lead and participate in sourcing projects including supplier selection and creation of contracts. Your work is handled in accordance with common processes, systems and tools, as well as established delegation and authority matrices. Moreover, you collaborate within Indirect Purchasing to ensure sharing and implementation of best practices and execution of continuous improvements, and establish relationships with key stakeholders to ensure understanding of business needs.
Travel will be required in this role.
Your profile
We are looking for someone with a degree in Marketing, Supply Chain, Law, Finance, Business, Engineering or who has equivalent experience. You have a few years’ experience from commercial business and proven experience from category-driven purchasing, supply, production, sales or finance. Skills in
strategic purchasing and strategic sourcing are important in this role, as is good knowledge of purchasing contracts, while skills in facility management are preferred. Moreover, you have experience from team and stakeholder management and, as we act in a global setting, your English and Swedish skills are great, both written and verbal.
We are truly interested in your personality – you are a successful negotiator, results-oriented and thrive on identifying new business opportunities. With your flexible and thorough working style, you always have our customers in mind, and you easily communicate with colleagues and customers at all levels. You are also analytical and a true team player with great ability to co-operate.
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:
Stefan Kjellman, recruiting manager, +46 (0)26 264 540
Union contacts
Mikael Larsson, Unionen, +46 (0)26 263 166
Lars Carlborg, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0)26 263 985
Inga-Lena Hedqvist, Ledarna, +46 (0)26 264 073
Send your application no later than November 18, 2016. Read more about Sandvik and apply at www.sandvik.se/career, Job ID: 347499.
For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HR Services, +46 (0)26 261 444.
Recruitment Specialist
Irene Sveen
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: 18 Nov
Job-ID: 347499