Scania has one of the industry’s strongest brands and is one of the most profitable heavy vehicle manufacturers. Scania’s success is largely the result of continuously developing our employees, products, methods, suppliers and markets. Scania Purchasing is responsible for buying products and services for all of Scania’s units around the world. The global purchasing function is based in Södertälje. The Commodity group Structure and Maintenance is responsible for facility management, energy, maintenance and for purchasing of new construction and refurbishment for production facilities, office buildings, distributors and service workshops. We are now looking for a Sourcing manager to take over the responsibility of new construction and refurbishment of industrial projects for production facilities and office buildings.
As a Sourcing manager you will be responsible for effective cost solutions within these products and services. Your primary duties will involve the development of the supplier base, creating business plans, ensuring delivery capacity, enquiries, negotiations and agreements.
You will carry out work in close cooperation with our internal customers and clients. This means that you will have a wide network of contacts, both internally and externally. The position involves close cooperation with our purchasing colleagues within the Volkswagen Group.
The office is located in Södertälje, but work is also carried out at other locations, which means the position involves some travel to Scania’s various units and suppliers.
We are looking for a person with a strong commercial and results focus and with a sound ability to develop and maintain a broad network of contacts both internally and externally. You will probably have a few years’ experience of purchasing, preferably within the building and construction business or have acquired equivalent knowledge in another way.
Qualities that we regard as vital for a purchaser at Scania are:
We are looking for someone who enjoys varied duties, is creative and can work both independently and within a team. You should be capable of expressing yourself fluently in both spoken and written English and Swedish, and have a university degree in a technical, economic or legal field.
We offer an interesting and challenging job where there is plenty of scope for new ideas. Our corporate culture is characterised by openness, diversity and respect for the individual. Employees are our most important resource, so we invest in training our employees and giving them the opportunity to broaden their skills in order to be able to grow with us.
We offer Scania employees and their families free access to a complete fitness centre. If you live in Stockholm and work in Södertälje. we can offer you Scania Job Express, a direct bus that runs between Stockholm and Södertälje. You can also enjoy other benefits such as option to sign an agreement for an employee car, mutual bonus, occupational pension, flexible working hours, lunch benefits at reduced prices and much more.
If you think you fit this description and like the idea of joining a commercial and international environment with great opportunities for professional development, then we would love to hear from you. We look forward to receiving your application.
For further information
Please contact Saskia Günther (Commodity Manager, Commodity Structure and Maintenance), +46 (0)8 553 505 72.
Your application should include a CV, cover letter and copies of any certificates.
Selections will be made on an ongoing basis.
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