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Section Manager Procurement Quality

Linköping, Sweden
Closing date
3 July 2022
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We are expanding our department with a new and challenging role to take responsibility for our supplier quality management section and be an integrated part of the operational work, which previously have been a part of our procurement supply chain section.

Your role

As a team leader your skills in leading, coaching and support your own team and cooperation with other areas are very important. Manage and distribute work within the area of responsibility, budget and forecasts for the organization.

Actively playing a key role in the selection of new suppliers to ensure that all new suppliers are quality assured and hold the correct level of certification/standards.

Generate and maintain quality supplier performance/evaluation and measurement criteria in support of these forums.

Cooperating with other functions in quality related matters across the Business Area.

Initiate quality improvement initiatives within Procurement process and relevant supplier product and services.

Your profile

You communicate well in an international setting, knowledge and experience of working with civil airworthiness requirements, knowledge and experience of working with ISO 9001, EN9100 and ISO 14001. Good level of written and spoken English, knowledge of business practices and legislation, environmental legislation.

Ability to work both independently, in groups and across the organization's boundaries is important and highly valued Experience of working with quality subjects within production and or supplier environment.

You have experience in leading or participating in external and internal audits, and have a Quality mind-set and combine Quality thinking with operational actions and business understanding. 

You are well organized, with the ability to make decisions, find flexible solutions and creating engagement.

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

The Aeronautics business area is an innovative supplier of world-class aircraft systems, advanced aerostructures, and a wide range of support solutions within civil and military aviation. The business area researches, develops, and produces military aviation systems. We are building for the future through research and studies into innovative flight systems and the further development of our products.

By joining Aeronautics, you will be a part of a diverse, collaborative and supportive organisation with an emphasis on professional growth and work-life balance. You will work in an innovative and vibrant workplace, while having the opportunity to develop a long-term, fulfilling career.

Aviation Services, and Special Mission and Regional Aircraft (SMRA), a newly formed part of the Aeronautics Business Area within Saab, delivers extensive aircraft platform modifications, services and integrated support solutions for cost effective support of systems and platforms during the complete life cycle.

Our business aims to establish and support the customer capability to operate and maintain world class systems like GlobalEye, Helikopter maintenance programs, Saab 340 and 2000, special aircraft applications, mobile hangars, training.

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.

Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement.

Saab is a company with a strong people-orientation. We offer a friendly work environment where we support and help each other to be at our best. Continuous learning, career & talent development and employee well-being are examples of areas where we always put the strongest effort to offer great opportunities.