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Supply Manager, Saab Aeronautics

Linköping, Sweden
Closing date: 5 April 2023

We are looking for experienced Supply Managers to the Procurement organization within Aeronautics that primarily works with Gripen and T-7A Trainer. We work in an international environment with a broad 'flight portfolio' with products and services mainly in the military market.

Your role

As a Supply Manager at Aeronautics you are responsible for securing supply through the management of the supplier and related procurement activities, primarily linked to Gripen and T-7A Trainer.

You are in charge of all operational purchasing activities and supplier contacts related to a purchase order, such as Purchasing Requests, Request For Quotations, delivery monitoring, returns, claims, invoices etc,. An important part of your role is to monitor and improve the performance of the supplier.

You are involved in procurement activities in both new and existing projects in close collaboration with the Sourcing Manager and technical and engineering teams of Aeronautics. You are also expected to initiate and drive the continuous development within your scope of responsibility.

As a Supply Manager you will build a large professional network not only with our supplier base but also within our own organization. 

Your profile

You are committed and engaged, and your work is structured team worker.

You have great ability to build lasting, long-term relations with suppliers and our internal customers. It is important that you find it easy and enjoyable to collaborate, both with co-workers and with suppliers, and that you are persistent and persevering.

  • Preferred education is BSc, Higher Vocational Education in Procurement or an equivalent documented education.
  • You have basic commercial experience and solid knowledge of supply chain.
  • You need to have solid knowledge of working in an Enterprise Resource Planning system, such as IFS or similar, as well as MS office in general and particularly Excel.
  • You are fluent in both written and spoken Swedish and English. Familiarity with additional languages or international experience are both considered as advantages.

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. Read more about us here

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.

Procurement Aeronautics is responsible for external procurement and sourcing for Aeronautics products. We work in a highly international environment where the majority of our suppliers are foreign. A professional sourcing operation with developed business relations with our suppliers is crucial for the sustainability and profitability of Saab and our products.

Our success depends on the ability of Procurement to build professional and integrated relations with our suppliers. You will belong to 1 of the 3 Procurement departments responsible for qualified Strategic Sourcing of Systems and Equipment.

Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement. Observe that you can send us your application in either Swedish or English.

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.