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Category Procurement Manager

Huskvarna, Sweden
Closing date: 25 June 2024

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Category Procurement

As Manager within Category Procurement at Saab Surveillance, you are a line Manager for one of our teams consisting of Strategic and Operative Buyers within a certain product category. Your team has the responsibility for sourcing parts to all four Saab Surveillance sites: Järfälla, Gothenburg, Huskvarna and Arboga. The teams consist of a Category Procurement Manager, Strategic and Operative purchasers, spread out over our different locations.

The categories are:

  • Printed Circuitboard Assemblies
  • Printed Circuitboard and Components
  • Sensors, Communications and Microwave
  • Harnesses and electromechanical components
  • Systemmechanics, Composite and Additive Manufacturing
  • Metalworking Parts
  • Computer Products, Software and Indirect material
  • Mechanical standard components, chemicals and nonmetallic 

Your Role

In order to succeed and thrive with us, we believe that you are a prestigeless and solution-oriented. You are a leader who acts responsible, proactive and with a positive attitude. By coaching your employees, driving business performance and improvements in the Procurement process, you play a central role in contributing to our procurement targets.

Your role in short includes:

  • Personnel responsibility for the team assigned
  • Commercial responsibility for all supplier base 
  • Quality, delivery and cost performance from the suppliers
  • Establishing relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Agreement coverage, operational development of processes, methods and tools together with Procurement driver and Process owner
  • Securing business compliance towards internal and external business requirement

You will be travelling to the different Saab sites in Sweden and visit suppliers, both domestic and internationally.

Your profile

We believe that you have prior experience from a managerial position or extensive experience from strategic sourcing roles and are eager to develop your leadership skills. You have an educational background within engineering, logistics or economic.

As a person, you are positive, have high engagement and networking skills to establish cross-functional networks spread between all Saab Surveillance sites. You are business driven, able to prioritise your work and always keep your employees in mind. Since the role requires contact with our suppliers, you should be fluent in both Swedish and English.

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 part

Behind our innovations stand the people who make them possible. Brave pioneers and curious minds. Everyday heroes and inventive troubleshooters. Those who share deep knowledge and those who explore sky-high. And everyone in between. 

Joining us means making an impact together, contributing in our own unique ways. From crafting complex code and building impressive defence and security solutions to simply sharing a coffee with a colleague, every action counts. We encourage you to take on challenges, to create smart inventions and grow in our friendly and tech-savvy workspace. We have a solid mission to keep people and society safe.

Saab is a leading defence and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 22,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer and more sustainable world.

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. Read more about us here

We are looking forward to hear from you! Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement.

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