Scania is now undergoing a transformation from being a supplier of trucks, buses and engines to a supplier of complete and sustainable transport solutions.
Scania is looking for an experienced Sourcing Manager to join our Purchasing team. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment, at one of the most successful transport companies in the world.
Commercial Operations within purchasing was created to accelerate the integration of purchasing activities within Scania´s worldwide sales and service organisation. The department is continuously developing new ways of working and can offer a very challenging and entrepreneurial environment. One of our main tasks is to leverage volumes and spend across countries and Business Units.
The tasks ahead of us is challenging with tough goals of savings and value creation to be achieved by bundling volumes, standardization between different countries, and at the same time improve service to our customers. We are now looking for a Sourcing Manager to join our Central team in Södertälje.
Working as a strategic purchaser you will be responsible for the development and implementation of purchasing activities throughout Scania and our Business Units. The very interesting procurement area, Superstructure, that you will be working with has large potential in many aspects and high attention of progress.
In this role you will come up with your own sourcing activities by analysing data and have close dialogue with local purchasers and internal customers in order to understand what is needed and where most leverage can be found. You will negotiate commercial agreement and also be responsible for supplier quality, service and cost development. You will also be part of challenging and developing the way Scania works with superstructure in the supply chain.
We are looking for a team player who is commercial, creative and result oriented with a high level of initiative and self-motivation. You are a positive and service minded person that enjoys varied tasks. Another important quality for achieving success in this role is the ability to develop and maintain a broad network of contacts, why you need to be fluent in both written and spoken English. Experience of superstructure and technical knowledge is meritorious but not an absolute demand. Preferably you have a university degree and +3 years of commercial experience.
The work requires travelling to some extent.
If you think you fit this description and like the idea of joining a commercial and international environment with great opportunities for professional development, then we would love to hear from you!
For further information please contact
Anna Falkenius, , Purchasing Manager Commercial Operations, SWB, +46 (0)8 553 80 484
Your application should include a cover letter, CV and copies of any certificates.
We look forward to receiving your application!