Tranpenad is on behalf of our client IAC Group Sweden in Skara searching for their next senio buyer. Send us your application today!


IAC Group Sweden is searching for their next senior buyer. The main purpuse of the role is to ensure that Indirect materials are purchased at the most competitive prices, within the required timescales and to the required specifications.


- Lead and coordinate cost reduction activities together with IAC plant purchasing organizations and stakeholders to achieve world class cost levels
- Lead and coordinate new sourcing together with IAC plant purchasing
- Observe developments in the Procurement Market and ensure IAC benefits or is protected from these developments via robust strategies.
- Identify potential new suppliers
- Manage and evaluate bids to identify best solution for IAC
- Ensure key KPI’s such as savings and objectives are monitored and reported in line with business requirements.
- In close coordination with the stakeholders and plants develop, coordinate and present supplier / procurement strategies ensuring key areas of the business (Quality, Cost and Delivery) are addressed.
- Observe developments in the Procurement Market and ensure IAC benefits or is protected from these developments via robust strategies.


IAC Group is looking for a skilled and self-motivated college with high drive and strong communication skills!

Experience & Qualifications

- Minimum 5 years’ experience purchasing Goods and Services within the indirect or equivalent area.
- Working as part of a multisite/location organization. Minimum bachelor’s degree in engineering, law or business


- Strong interpersonal and communication skills at all levels with an organization
- Skilled and confident negotiator
- Teamwork - able to actively participate and lead cross-functional teams
- Agile and able to organize self to balance changing and competing priorities
- Self-motivated
- Strong analytical skills using excel
- Willingness to Travel
- Able to work independently
- Attention to detail, goal-oriented and ability to work to a structured method.
- Hardworking and Committed
- Sense of urgency
- ‘Can do’ attitude
- Talent for analysis


Detailed understanding of purchasing tools and processes including:

- Cost tracking, cost breakdown and key elements of cost build up
- Negotiation techniques - preparation, planning and execution
- Development of contracts including legal understanding
- Strategy development
- Category management
- Supplier development and prospecting
- Supplier risk management


Any questions regarding the advertised role please contact [email protected].


Headquartered in Luxembourg, International Automotive Components (IAC) Group is a leading global supplier of automotive components and systems, including instrument panels, console systems, door panels, headliners and overhead systems to automakers around the world. The company’s 2017 sales were $4.4 billion. IAC Group operates more than 50 manufacturing facilities in 16 countries. The company has more than 60 total locations in 19 countries, including 18 design, technical and commercial centers, and employs more than 22,000 people globally. For more information, visit


Interviews will be held on an ongoing basis.

Detta är en jobbannons med titeln "Senior Buyer" hos företaget Tranpenad Bemanning i Stockholm AB och publicerades på den 18 februari 2021 klockan 14:35.

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