Project Leader, Supplier Readiness Management, Purchasing

Supplier Readiness Management, SNK, supports the Purchasing organization by proactively monitoring and supervising suppliers, to ensure on-time completion of series tooling and deliveries of parts. Your role contains working with suppliers as well as within the Scania and Volkswagen organization. Based on a structured process, you will initiate and take part in cross-functional meetings including external suppliers to set the basis for the group’s task to monitor, track and supervise suppliers and toolmakers on a regular basis and feedback the status to Scania. You will be responsible for structuring, organising and reporting the status of relevant projects and represent them within Scania’s organisation. You will report to the head of the Supplier Readiness Management team.

Main tasks:

  • Be responsible for (preventive) support of new product launches
  • Project management and tracking of deliverables for projects within SNK's scope of work on new product launches
  • Organising and conducting commitment meetings with suppliers and Scania departments
  • Understand/analyse critical paths in supplier timing plans
  • Project reporting and representing SNK in Purchase and cross-functional forums
  • Process development and improvement work
  • Webmaster for SNK intranet website
  • Special assignments outside of standard tasks (e.g. coordination tasks, alignment work with other areas/brands, presentations and trainings)
  • Escalation of issues to senior management, if required
  • Your profile

    You have good experience in project work and/or project management, ideally within Scania and/or the automotive sector. You have the ability to collaborate as well as build trust with others and you are clear in your communication.

    You will meet many new contacts in an international environment where different cultures meet. It is therefore essential that you create and maintain good relationships. You should have high integrity and good judgment.

    Good language skills in English are a requirement. Swedish and/or German skills are a plus.

    We offer

    We offer an interesting and challenging job, with plenty of scope for new ideas. Scania’s culture is characterised by openness, diversity and respect for the individual. Our people are our most important resource, so we invest in employee training. We will give you the opportunity to develop your skills so you can grow with us. We also offer our employees a generous benefits package.

    If you want to work somewhere that values participation and constant development, Scania is the place for you.

    For more information:

    Please contact Manuel Günther, Head of Supplier Readiness Management,

    +46 7390 16



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