Outbound Sourcing Manager

Jan 23
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Sandvik Coromant is a market leading manufacturer of products for metal cutting. Globally, we employ many brilliant minds and we’re proud to create solutions that truly shape the future of manufacturing. For our business unit Solid Round Tools, we’re now looking for an experienced and business-driven Outbound Sourcing Manager. A position where you get a great chance to set new standards in managing suppliers and purchasing processes and be part of driving a modern and sustainable supply chain.

Are you ready to join us on an exciting transformation journey where new technology is vital in developing our business? Then this opening could be your next challenge!

Your mission
This is an interesting position with broad international networks and many contact points, spanning from internal stakeholders to external suppliers. You’re responsible for managing the outbound sourcing connected to the Solid Round Tools business. You do this by defining category strategies and supply plans aligned with our overall business strategy. By close collaboration with the Solid Round Tools organization, you set processes to enable our strategic direction. Your daily work includes lots of interactions, and you take the lead in evaluations, supplier selection, negotiations, and the creation of agreements. You proactively build expertise and gather business insights for the future, and you’re always on the lookout for synergies that gain competitive advantages and investigate how economic trends and shifting market dynamics could affect us. Other essential parts of your mission are to develop an efficient supplier base with sustainability, quality, delivery, and total cost on top of mind, and to keep track of contract compliance and supplier performance.

But that’s not all! You also lead exciting developing sourcing projects together with cross-functional teams. With your knowledge and experience, you help us make informed decisions in global sourcing strategies, working collaboratively with the SMS brands with outsourcing possibilities, resale, and the balance between make and buy.

We offer a flexible working location, and you can be based at any of our Sandvik Coromant offices around the globe. International travel is, under normal circumstances, a natural part of the position.

Your profile
We’re looking for a commercially focused sourcing professional with broad experience within the field. You have ideally been working several years in a global setting, managing a wide supplier network. You’re familiar with sourcing connected to resale and have successfully driven outsourcing activities. With a track record including product management, category-driven purchasing and sales or finance, you’ve got what it takes to advise in outsourcing and make/buy evaluations and decisions. You also know how to negotiate around these types of agreements, and you’re used to closing deals and managing multiple stakeholders. Any previous experience from the manufacturing industry and the area of metal cutting would be very beneficial. Your knowledge is supported by a relevant degree within Engineering, Business, Economics or similar, and as we’re such a global player, you also need excellent written and verbal skills in English.

As a person, you’re curious about development and modern ways of working, and you challenge us to think outside the box when you find it necessary. Connecting with people and listening to the needs of our business are key elements in this job, and you build trusting relations and focus on team success. As an experienced purchaser, you take lead in your assignments, and you have a strategic mindset and a doer’s approach. Together with us, you explore the market and proactively investigate our next move in order to bring the most of our supply chain!

About us

Sandvik Coromant is a market leading supplier of tools, tooling solutions and know-how for the metalworking industry, and we employ over 7 900 brilliant people all around the globe. Innovation is in our DNA and we’re proud to shape the future of manufacturing in close collaboration with our customers and partners. We believe in an inclusive, equal and open-minded culture, and we nurture our diversities to form a solid foundation for achieving great results. Do you want to know more about our business? Visit our website, LinkedIn or Facebook page.

Send your application no later than January 23, 2022.
Read more about Sandvik Group and apply at home.sandvik/career (Job ID: R0035695). As we aim for an open and fair recruitment process, we utilize assessment tools to safeguard objectivity. Shortly after the last application date, you’ll therefore be asked to take a personality and logic ability test.

Contact information
For further information about this position, please contact:
Mats Dahlund, Head of Global Supply Chain – Solid Round Tools, +46 (0)70 382 65 00

Union contacts

Thomas Lilja, Unionen, +46 (0)26 266 659

Göran Norell, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0)26 266 574

Peter Olsson-Andrée, Ledarna, +46 (0)26 261 984

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HR Services, +46 (0)26 261 444.

Recruitment Specialist

Magnus Pålsson

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Sandvik Coromant is a part of global industrial engineering group Sandvik and is at the forefront of developing manufacturing tools and machining solutions, with knowledge that drives the industry standards and innovations demanded by the metalworking industry now and in the next industrial era. Collaborations with educational institutions, extensive investment in research and development and strong partnerships with customers support the development of advanced machining technologies and systems that will change, lead and drive the future of manufacturing. Sandvik Coromant owns over 3100 patents worldwide, employs over 7 900 staff, and is represented in 130 countries.

Deadline: Jan 23
Job-ID: R0035695

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