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Experienced Leader with logistics background

Location
Linköping, Sweden
Closing date
29 January 2022
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Join an innovative part of Saab on our profitable growth journey! Saab TransponderTech is looking for a committed and communicative leader to complete our management team. Whereas more than 90% of all goods are transported by sea, the maritime sector is entering into a new era with groundbreaking VDES technology paving the way for huge benefits for both the economy and the environment. Saab TransponderTech is ‘Leading in VDES technology for increased maritime safety and greener shipping.

Your role

As manager for Supply Chain and Customer Support within Saab TransponderTech, you will be leading a group which has a key role in the company's daily operations. Your team is responsible for our order function, production planning, logistics and export control, as well as contract management, customer support, and purchasing.

The main tasks are to:

  • Lead the Supply Chain and Customer Support team

  • Be a member of the TransponderTech management team

  • Optimize interfaces with other functions in the company such as Marketing & Sales and Product Development

  • Develop processes, methods and tools related to your area of responsibility

  • Strengthen our professional customer interfaces within the order function and customer support

  • Work operationally within your domain of expertise

Please see our latest promotion videos to learn more about VDES and some of our products:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xvTKKAVIPo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GaYe7TwyixM

Your profile

Everyone at Saab TransponderTech, including the management team, is to a large extent operational. We therefore see it as important with the expertise you bring to the company, in addition to your leadership qualities.

Required skills:

  • Fluent in Swedish

  • Excellent communication skills in English, verbal and written

  • Leadership experience from working as a line manager

Desired skills:

  • Relevant educational background or similar knowledge gained by experience

  • Technical interest and experience from working with high tech products

  • Logistics background

  • Good understanding of supply chain, export and customs control and our ERP system IFS

You are a team-player with previous management experience. You are a good communicator, who develops the people in your team through delegation, empowerment and coaching, and takes responsibility for the results.

Do you want to get to know our business and our people a little bit better? Here you can find some stories told by our employees.

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 a part of

You will be part of a dynamic and enthusiastic team of about 40 people located at Saab's site in Hackefors, Linköping. The product portfolio consists of AIS and VDES radio transceivers and networks for land, ships, aircraft and satellites, as well as advanced navigation and presentation systems. The site includes all functions required by a small independant company within the company, from marketing and sales, to product development, production planning, customer support and logistics. Saab TransponderTech is part of Busines Area Surveillance, and market leading with customers world-wide, and we operate on a commercial market with relatively short sales cycles.

Our employees are our most important assets, therefore it is important that you share Saab’s values and work with culture related areas both on a strategic level and on a more hands-on level. You are a strong promotor for our Surveillance Together As One culture. At Saab TransponderTech we believe in value-based leadership. Our individual differences is a valuable asset for the company and diversity is one of our core values.

Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement. Your application may be in Swedish or English. 

Last application date 2022-01-30.

If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a challenging team setting, Saab may well have the perfect 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.