Sourcing Manager APAC & GET

Job overview

  • Deadline: 17 Jul
  • Country: Australia
  • Location: Perth WA, Western Australia, Brisbane QLD, Queensland
  • Job-ID: R0019132
  • Job category: Sourcing
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Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a global leading supplier of equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries. Application areas include rock drilling, rock cutting, crushing and screening, loading and hauling, tunnelling, quarrying and breaking and demolition. In 2019, sales were approximately 45 billion SEK with about 14,000 employees within continuing operations.

The role

As the Sourcing Manager Australia and Shark GET for the Parts & Services Division, you deliver best-in-class strategic sourcing and are responsible for; leading a sourcing team, development of production suppliers for our GET and bucket business, taking the lead in the LOHA powertrain categories for the region (that includes Dana, Kessler and Volvo Penta), working in collaboration with BLM APAC and Regional Logistic Manager to support our end customers’ requirements.

Important parts of your mission are to achieve set performance targets by leveraging total cost and enhancing the overall effectiveness within your region. Together with the different Sourcing Category teams, and guided by supplier performance scorecards and performance reviews, you manage and develop a sustainable supplier base that supports our sourcing strategy. You are also accountable for negotiations concerning suppliers within the region.

It is your responsibility to define and implement local sourcing strategies and to secure implementation of sourcing projects. You also design, monitor and implement savings and define budget impact and you continuously update and manage sourcing information in different systems according to policies and procedures. Additionally, you are a coaching and inspiring leader who always aim to develop your team of sourcing specialists and with the ambition to create a working place that keep and attracts talent.

In this position you report directly to the Director of Sourcing for the Parts & Services Division.

This role will be based in Perth, Australia. The role will require travel between 20%-30%.

Your Profile:

You have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in the technical field or within business, and you have at least 10 years’ experience from working with supply chain management. You have a very good understanding of the European powertrain supply base and knowledge of Sandvik equipment (LOAH, UGD). Ideally you have exposure to mining markets and our Sandvik Production Units. Your project management skills are proven to be outstanding and you have experience from working with complex products and services as well as sourcing for aftermarket. You are well prepared for superior contract negotiation as you have the ability to identify, negotiate and establish robust cost effective supplier relationships. You also know how to manage a cross functional team in a matrix organization and as we act in a global setting, you need to be fluent in English, both verbally and in writing.

We place great interest in your personality, as well as your result oriented and persuasive business savvy manner. You have a strong sense of team spirit and are a good communicator; easily building productive relationships with stakeholders at all levels. In accordance with Sandvik’s leadership model, you act with integrity and have both the interest and the ability to lead and motivate people in a matrix environment, and naturally, you set ambitious targets, deliver on promises and follow through

We are a company with an open-minded culture, actively working to create a workplace that is characterized by diversity and inclusion.

Contact information:

For further information about this position, please contact:

Nicolas Peignot, Sourcing Director Parts & Services Division, recruiting manager, +316 1003 1468

Johan Swarts, HR Director Parts & Services Division +316 1003 1205

Send your application no later than 18 July 2020

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact Tanya Llado 07 3621 1821.

Deadline: 17 Jul
Job-ID: R0019132

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