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Senior Strategic Purchaser

Karlskoga, Sweden
Closing date
29 November 2020
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Join the purchasing team and assure the supply of products for our customers!

Your role

You will be a member of the procurement team responsible for Mechanics and Non-Metallic Components. You will act as a Senior Strategic Purchaser with part of your role focusing on being Point of Contact for a product category. The role will give you opportunities to build an extensive network, both internally and externally. Task will include:

Point of Contact for a product category towards corresponding business units and development- and production project managers.
Managing your own supplier base
Supporting the Business Areas projects and programs with commercial responsibility and to continuously evaluate the market competitiveness of the current supplier portfolio
Be responsible for negotiating, actively managing and further developing our supplier agreements
Establish and continuously develop strategies for your supplier base and category.
Manage cross-functional teams focusing on effectiveness and cost savings
Assure that the Saab purchasing strategy, purchasing policy and procedures are fulfilled.

Your profile

To thrive in this role, you are a business oriented person with great communication skills. You are used to efficiently collaborating with team members as well as other stakeholders. You are structured and have an analytical mindset enabling you to adapt to circumstances.

Required skills:
University degree in Engineering or Economics.
Experience from strategic purchasing.
Minimum five years of relevant experience.

Desired skills:

Experience from project management.
Experience from leading others.
Experience with IFS.

What you will be a part of

Dynamics, a business area within the Saab concern, offers support weapons, missiles, torpedoes, unmanned underwater vehicles and camouflage systems to the defense market. The role is part of the Mechanics and Non-Metallic Components procurement department which is part of the procurement organization of Saab Dynamics. The department is located in Karlskoga and handles a wide field of technology for ground combat and missiles products.

This position requires that you will be approved in a security screening in accordance with the Swedish Protective Security Act.

We apply ongoing selection for this recruitment which means that the position may be filled prior to the job ads expiration date. If you feel confident that you match the profile described above - please forward you application as soon as possible. We welcome your application in both English and Swedish.