Senior Strategic Purchaser

Vacancies 14 May 2019

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Anna-Maria Törshagen [C] -
Per Karlsson +46 (586) 83206
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Join the purchasing team and assure the supply of products for our customers.

Your role

You will be a member of the procurement team responsible for Mechanics and Non-Metallic Components. You will act as a Senior Strategic Purchaser with part of your role focusing on category management mainly within the mechanical category. The category team consists of 15 members located in Karlskoga and Linköping. The role will give you opportunities to build an extensive network, both internally and externally.

Task will include:

  • Category Management (Mechanics) for business area Dynamics.
  • Managing your own supplier base.
  • Supporting the Business Areas projects and programs with commercial responsibility and to continuously evaluate the market competitiveness of the current supplier portfolio.
  • Be responsible for negotiating, actively managing and further developing our supplier agreements.
  • Establish and continuously develop strategies for your supplier base and category. Drive cross-functional teams focusing on effectiveness and cost savings.
  •  Assure that the Saab purchasing strategy, purchasing policy and procedures are fulfilled.

Your profile 

To succeed in this role, you are a business oriented person with great communication skills. You are used to efficiently collaborating with team members as well as other stakeholders. You are structured and have an analytical mindset enabling you to adapt to circumstances.

Required skills:

  • University degree in Engineering or Economics.
  • Experience from strategic purchasing.
  • Minimum five years of relevant experience.
  • Excellent communication skills in Swedish and English, verbal and written.

Desired skills

  • Experience from project management.
  • Experience from leading others.

This position requires that you will be approved in a security screening in accordance with the Swedish Protective Security Act.

What you will be a part of

Dynamics, a business area within the Saab concern, offers support weapons, missiles, torpedoes, unmanned underwater vehicles and camouflage systems to the defense market. The role is part of the Mechanics and Non-Metallic Components procurement department which is part of the procurement organization of Saab Dynamics. The department is located in Karlskoga and handles a wide field of technology for ground combat and missiles products.

Recruiting manager

Per Karlsson

Mobile : +46 73 4463206

We apply ongoing selection for this recruitment which means that the position may be filled prior to the job ads expiration date. If you feel confident that you match the profile described above - please forward you application as soon as possible.

We welcome your application in both English and Swedish.

If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a challenging setting, Saab may well have the conditions for you to grow. We pride ourselves on a nurturing environment, where everyone is different yet we share the same goal – to help protect people.

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