We are looking for a business driven Strategic Purchaser within category Production Equipment that have experience of sourcing Production Equipment (Investments) and enjoys leading and interacting with stakeholders and suppliers.
You will be responsible for executing cross-functional sourcing projects within the category in order to improve performance, compliance and cost reduction. You will be working with all business areas within Saab focusing on business area Dynamics with production in Linköping and Karlskoga.
In your role you will create and develop commercial relationships with suppliers and stakeholders.
The main tasks are:
* Perform and lead sourcing projects of production equipment like for example machining equipment, automation equipment for production lines, forklifts, transporters and carriages, cranes and lifting equipment.
* Responsible of Supplier Governance and Contracts driving cost reduction, compliance and performance improvements.
* Lead collaboration and communication with cross-functional teams
* Lead the ways of working with improvements
* Experience of executing cross-functional sourcing projects preferably within indirect material.
* Relevant Bachelor degree in Engineering or Business Administration or equivalent
* Swedish and English, verbal and written
* Excellent collaboration and communication skills
* A holistic approach focusing on finding solutions in challenging situations.
* You are business- and performance drive. You also have a curious and analytical set of mind, which enables you to challenge the existing setup.
* Experience of Indirect Procurement within category Production Equipment
* Relevant Master degree in Engineering or Business Administration or equivalent
* Interest in continues improvements and digitalization
* Experience of leading commercial teams
This position requires that you pass a security vetting based on the current regulations around/of security protection. For positions requiring security clearance additional obligations on citizenship may apply.
What you will be a part of
Saab is a leading defence and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 18,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. Read more about us here
Saab designs, manufactures and maintains advanced systems in aeronautics, weapons, command and control, sensors and underwater systems. Saab is headquartered in Sweden. It has major operations all over the world and is part of the domestic defence capability of several nations.
We support all Business Areas in Sweden with their Procurement needs within Indirect material and services. The team you will join consists primarily of buyers and experts within areas such as Category Management, Supplier Relationship Management, Procure to Pay, Legal, Business analysts, PM&T and Business Solution Management. You will work with 41 experienced colleagues, whereas 25 are located in Linköping. If you are interested in what benefits you can take part of as an employee at Saab in Sweden, you can read more about them here
In our team we have an atmosphere characterized by unpretentiousness, we help each other and share our knowledge with a solution-orientated approach.
Furthermore we are in a strong ongoing digitalization journey in a next generation platform (Hansa) enabling efficient ways of working, stakeholder and supplier interaction, master data analysis and fact-based decisions.
Last application date: 2022-08-25. Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement. You can send us your application in either Swedish or English.
Saab is a company with a strong people-orientation. We offer a friendly work environment where we support and help each other to be at our best. Continuous learning, career & talent development and employee well-being are examples of areas where we always put the strongest effort to offer great opportunities.
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