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Operative Purchaser to Surveillance Huskvarna

Huskvarna, Sweden
Closing date: 31 August 2022

Are you a communicative, thorough and driven teamplayer with experience from supply or sourcing? Then you are just what we are looking for to strengthen our growing Procurement organization. We can offer you an exciting and challenging position as an Operative Purchaser within one of our eight category teams.

The category has the entire responsibility for procurement across Saab Surveillance’s four sites in Gothenburg, Huskvarna, Järfälla and Arboga. The category teams each consists of one Category Procurement Manager and - Strategic and Operative purchasers. The teams consists of 10-15 persons located on the different sites.

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 

As an operative purchaser, you have the responsibility to ensure delivery of essentially planned needs to our production, which is characterized by a large project focus. You will be part of a team that purchases material for both prototypes and smaller series production of technically complex solutions. This places great demands on quality, flexibility, teamwork and rapid action by both suppliers and buyers. Your most important interfaces, except of course the suppliers, will be planning and several different Project Offices.

Your ongoing tasks will mainly be as follows:

  • Purchase of materials and services based on planned needs
  • Ordering and delivery monitoring
  • Obtain a cost estimate
  • Ongoing feedback to customer managers and managing supplier follow-up
  • Flow Optimization

We believe that you have a background of working within supply or sourcing, preferably as an operative purchaser. You should enjoy a high pulse in a production environment and have a good understanding of what factors govern purchasing in the Supply Chain. You should also be able to independently drive to ensure good delivery precision.

In order to succeed and thrive with us, we also believe that you are a prestigious and solution-oriented person who can art to act in the present while maintaining focus on the goal image. You need to be responsible, proactive and have a positive attitude.

Since Saab Surveillance in going through a big organization change, you need to be able to be dynamic in the sense to make correct balances even when all instructions and interfaces are not completely clear.

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.

We are looking forward to hear from you!

If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a learning culture, 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 keep people and society safe.