Sourcing Category Manager

Sep 22
Tampere, Turku
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Sourcing Category Manager

Sandvik has solid Indirect Procurement country organizations, team Finland being one of them. There is now an open Category Manager position available in our team. Are you interested?

Indirect Procurement team Finland is an active part of a decentralized organization in which we play an integral role as a category driven, efficient and a resilient procurement organization. We are currently working with activities in the field of sustainability, compliance and risk management as well tool development. The role is permanent and located in Tampere or Turku.

Your role

As a Sourcing Category Manager, you have category responsibilities and a clear role in implementing other sourcing related processes. The role includes a lot of stakeholder and supplier cooperation as well as contract management. You ensure the fulfillment of procurement policies and processes, as well as compliance with ethical standards, relevant laws and regulations.

Your background and what we find important

You have a suitable educational background (e.g. Bachelor in Sourcing, Marketing, Supply Chain, Business or Engineering) in a relevant field and minimum five years’ practical experience. You have good negotiation skills and you create and maintain good relations with both internal and external stakeholders. You are organized and have passion to further develop the current way of working.

Good knowledge of sourcing and contracting processes is required. Your oral and written communication skills in Finnish and English are excellent. Your previous experience in professional services related projects – either as a sourcing representative or as a business owner – is regarded as a merit. You need to have team spirit and enthusiasm with an analytical mindset and a passion for reaching the business’ goals.

What’s in it for you?

We offer you an interesting role in an international business environment, great colleagues and opportunities for your professional development. At Sandvik, we encourage an inclusive working environment and strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background will lead to a better environment for our employees, our business and thereby, our customers. Visit our stories hub, LinkedIn, Facebook and We Make the Shift - Advancing the World through Engineering to get to know us better.

Contact Information

For further information about this position, please contact: Annemaria Putkinen, Country Manager, Indirect Procurement, tel. +358 40 5184019 (afternoons 3:00-4:00 pm).

For further information regarding the recruitment process, please contact: Sandvik's HR Services, Finland, tel. +358 800 1 44444 (8:00 am-4:00 pm).

How to join our Procurement team?

Submit your application by Wednesday September 22nd, 2021.

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Your application should consist of an introductory letter including your salary request and a CV. If you wish to add a cover letter to your application, please make sure to attach the file when uploading your resume.

Job ID: R0031895

About our company

Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and sustainability. We hold world-leading positions in selected areas – tools and tooling systems for metal cutting; equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining industry and rock excavation within the construction industry; products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as products for industrial heating. In 2020, the Group had approximately 37.000 employees and revenues of about 86 billion SEK in more than 160 countries within continuing operations.

Deadline: Sep 22
Job-ID: R0031895

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