Our ambitions are as great today as they were more than 150 years ago. We are global, with a leading position in many markets, yet we still embrace our original values of integrity, trustworthiness, long-term involvement and thoughtfulness. Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology (SMRT) is a leading supplier of equipment and tools, services, support and technical solutions for the mining industry and niches such as quarrying, tunneling, demolition and dimensional stone.
Product Area (PA) Crushing and Screening within SMRT is now looking for a strong and communicative Regional Logistics Manager, to strengthen our delivery in the regions US, Canada and Mexico. We offer you an exciting position located in Atlanta, US with the opportunity to utilize and develop an even more customer focused, efficient and sustainable logistics foundation for the PA Crushing and Screening in the Sales Areas - and to grow with your experience in the process. You can look forward to an interesting career, working in an international team with colleagues all over the world - setting the industry standard for the field.
Job Summary
As a Regional Logistics Manager you are responsible for optimization and the regional logistics performance within Production Area (PA) Crushing and Screening in the Sales Area – this to tighten our relationship with our customers. You set up and ensure well-functioning and cost-efficient flows and networks for our equipment and crushers' wear-and-spare parts, and you develop our systems and strategies. An important part of your role is to define and implement a solid inventory strategy and synchronize the Regional Inventory Management with the Global Inventory objectives. An equally important aspect is creating an understanding of the customers' perspective and needs within our flows by taking action and following up initiatives.
You meet our customer requirements and captures business opportunities by ensuring tight collaboration with the Sales Areas and the Logistics team – true committed to increase both the aftermarket business and our flexibility towards our customers. You also ensure well-developed work flows between the head logistic center in Svedala, Sweden and our local logistic centers. International travel is required for this position, around 50-60% of your working days.
Your profile
We are looking for someone with a degree in Business Administration or Industrial Economics. You have four to five years documented working experience from the areas Logistics or Supply Chain and proven skills in communication, being responsive and structured. An MBA within Supply Chain is advantageous for this position, and you need to have good knowledge of MS Office software and Windows and experience from ERP Logistics systems. Excellent communication skills in English and Spanish, in both speaking and writing, are prerequisite for the position. Extra language skills that are beneficial for the regions are advantageous.
We recognize and value your passion and personality; characterized by your analytical ability and being structured and well organized. You make decisions with confidence and are strong in the area of developing systems and strategies. Your genuine interest in people and communication makes you both a great leader and team player - that ensures successful stakeholder management, and you are also truly passionate regarding trustworthy and successful customer relations. You are persistent when needed and, with good negotiation skills and a touch of sales talent, you work smoothly with our sales units, customers and suppliers.
We are a company with an open-minded culture, actively working to create a workplace that is characterized by diversity and inclusion.
To be considered as a candidate for the program, you must have a US citizenship, a valid passport, and a valid permanent working visa.
We are a company with an open-minded culture, actively working to create a workplace that is characterized by diversity and inclusion.
Your benefits
Sandvik offers a comprehensive and competitive total compensation and benefit package. In addition, we provide opportunities for professional competence development and training, as well as opportunities for career advancement.
Only US citizens and candidates legally authorized to work in the US will be considered.
Contact information
For further information about this position, please contact:
Miguel Rocha, recruiting manager, +46 (0)84 561 362

Your application needs to be written in English and sent to us no later than January 31, 2017. Read more about Sandvik and apply at www.sandvik.se/career, Job ID: 349031
For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HR Services, +46 (0)26 261 444.
Recruitment Specialist
Åke Haraldsson
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: 31 Jan
Job-ID: 349031