Global Strategic Purchaser

May 31
Sweden, Poland, Germany
Sandviken, Gimo, Katowice, Renningen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Schmalkalden, Thuringia
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At Sandvik Coromant, we encourage new ideas, provide you with great opportunities for development, and are always looking for talented people who would like to extend their potential. We leverage our shared passion, diversity, and cooperative spirit to shape the future of our industry – as well as the path of your career.

We’re now looking for someone to join our Sandvik Coromant Procurement team – joining us in this position you get to work with development and in close collaboration with internal customers and stakeholders, as well as external suppliers. We believe in a healthy, team-spirited working environment, where both personal and innovative development co-exist. Do you share our approach? Then please keep reading!

Your mission
In this role, you develop subcategories related to Machine Equipment; Services and MRO (Maintenance Repair and Operations) and sourcing plans that align with our company targets. You’re an important node for the Global Category Manager teams in establishing and managing relationships with key stakeholders and the onboarding of our suppliers. In addition, you lead, prepare, propose and participate in sourcing projects and cases which includes supplier selection and creation of contracts.

You report to our Head of Category Management and work closely with Global Category Manager and cross-functional teams. This necessitates concrete communication and cooperation with our R&D teams and together with our business as well as production units.

The right candidate can choose to work from Sandvik Coromant Head Office in Sandviken, Sweden, or any of the locations where Sandvik Coromant has production units, as well as Schmalkalden or Renningen in Germany and Katowice, Poland. Flexible working conditions are possible part-time and national as well as international travel and are included in the job.

Your profile
We’re looking for someone with a relevant degree or equivalent practical experience working in a similar role. You’re a proven, skillful negotiator and have a passion for purchasing. Preferably, you have experience in project management and an interest in systems. We find it highly beneficial if you have a Silf certification or equivalent diploma. As we act on the global scene, you master the English language, both verbally and written. It’s also beneficial to this position if you’re proficient in Swedish or any other language.

Your personality is of utmost importance to us – you're an outgoing person with an analytical and strategic approach. Trustful relationships are something of value to you, and through communication, you build and strengthen internal and external connections. Complementing this is your drive for results and your willingness to adapt in an ever-changing setting.

Here is what your leader, Sara, has to say about the team
"Working with me as a manager – I encourage team spirit, an including environment of psychological safety and the ability to develop both as an individual in this expert role with indirect leadership and supporting long-term development within the company. You as an individual will be very important to create category strategy, supporting company targets, be a role model, act as a mentor and drive changes."

Our culture
At Sandvik Coromant, we believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background leads to a better environment for our employees, our business and our customers. We’re looking forward to meeting you!
How to apply
Send your application no later than May 31, 2022.
Read more about Sandvik Group and apply at (Job ID: R0040299). 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
Are you curious to know more about this position? Contact your future manager:
Sara Jacobsson, recruiting manager, +46 (0)26 26 65 15
Union contacts
Thomas Lilja, Unionen, +46 (0)26 26 66 59
Kerstin Norlén, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0)70 616 42 83

Peter Olsson-Andrée, Ledarna, +46 (0)26 26 19 84
For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HR Services at +46 (0)26 261 444.
Recruitment Specialist
Magnus Pålsson

Sandvik Coromant is part of the 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 customer partnership ensure the development of machining technologies that change, lead and drive the future of manufacturing. Sandvik Coromant owns over 1700 patents worldwide, employs around 7700 staff, and is represented in more than 150 countries.

Deadline: May 31
Job-ID: R0040299

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