We are looking for a Sourcing Specialist within Purchasing Outbound Logistics for an international company in Gothenburg. Start ASAP!
We are on an exciting journey, redefining the automotive experience by innovating to make people’s lives less complicated. We offer you a once-in-a-lifetime chance to make an impact in a company with unique opportunities to grow and make a true difference.
What´s in it for you
At Procurement, you are part of a global team with the mission to develop and maintain a world-class supplier base. Ensuring the supply of materials and services – at the right cost, quality and technology – is essential for the success of our Group. Ultimately, it's all about cooperating with people inside and outside the company to create a superior experience for the people who buy and drive our car.
We are now looking for an experienced buyer/sourcing specialist to join our Global Category Team in Purchasing Outbound Logistics. The teams responsibility covers the purchasing of finished vehicle transportation by Road, Rail & Ocean as well as other Logistics services. In the team, you will work in close cooperation with colleagues, internal stakeholders and external suppliers to secure delivery of our clients brand new cars – to the right cost, quality and service. Experience of complex sourcing projects and tenders is needed, and the candidate must be independent and hence be able to run projects from start to finish by his/her own.
This buyer role is connected closely to the road segment but there will most likely be opportunities to work also within the other transportation modes within Outbound Logistics.
You will report to Team Manager Logistics EMEA – and our client look forward to extending the team with yet another skilled and experienced buyer who enjoy working in a dynamic global environment.
Your key tasks
You will maximize the company's total value of ownership for your assigned commodity
You will support the development of sourcing strategy and plan for your assigned commodity
You will create and maintain commercial relations with suppliers and stakeholders.
You will lead/support cross-functional sourcing projects including activities of; preparation, execution, analysis, negotiation, supplier selection and contract signing.
You will work towards individual & team targets and perform administrative tasks related to the job.
Do you fit the profile?
- You have a university degree or equivalent experience
- You have minimum 3 years of experience from a relevant Purchasing role and above listed sourcing activities
- You are fluent in English, written and spoken
- Experience from logistics, project management or the automotive industry is meritorious
On a personal level
To be successful in the role you need to have a business mind-set, be target oriented, performance driven and taking commercial responsibility for assigned commodity.
Your curious and analytical set of mind enables you to challenge the existing setup
You enjoy working co-operatively in teams as well as independently driving and completing tasks
You need to be structured to manage complex sourcing projects and the many interfaces connected with this role
You are confident to act in an international environment
This is a full-time consultant position through Incluso in Gothenburg, 6 months contract to begin with, possibility for extension after that. Start ASAP!
Please submit your CV and cover letter as soon as possible since we will review the applications on an on-going basis.
For more information about this role, please contact Marianne Nilsson, recruiter at Incluso.
Please note that for this role we can only consider candidates already in possession of a valid Swedish work permit.