Global Category Leader, Production and Assembly

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Are you looking for challenging assignments in an international environment? Do you want to take part in, and be a driving force behind, a new, exciting effort to develop our Category Management model for Direct Purchasing?

Sandvik Machining Solutions (SMS) is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a global market-leading manufacturer of tools and tooling systems for advanced industrial metal cutting. Products are manufactured in cemented carbide and other hard materials, such as diamond, cubic boron nitride and special ceramics.

The total purchasing volume for SMS is approximately 11 billion SEK per annum. For Direct Purchasing, we are organizing our Category Management model into four major Level 1 Categories, one of which is Production and Assembly Materials. The content of this category includes tool steel, fasteners, drivers, assembly materials, packaging and starting material for the manufacturing of CBN and PCD inserts and tools.

We are now looking for a Global Category Leader (GCL) for fasteners, drivers and assembly materials.

Key performance areas
As a GCL you will develop a strategic business plan for the category and maintain it on both short and long term. The business plan is to be clear in its objectives and activities and you will lead the improvements in co-operation with the main stakeholders. To develop and maintain the supplier base is also essential.

You are expected to apply all relevant tools from the internal purchasing process. You will also have global responsibility to ensure correct usage of the Sandvik Category connected to Sandvik Spend, enabling a high quality understanding of the spend. Securing appropriate agreements for the category is also within the responsibility of the GCL.

In this position you are also responsible for interaction with the users and stakeholders, such as PUs, the supply functions and the respective R&D functions at the Product Areas.

The position will require travelling.

Your profile
We are looking for someone with a degree within technology and/or business, combined with five years' experience of a commercial leadership role. You have a genuine interest in production matters, and proven negotiation skills in an international environment are a prerequisite for this position. We have a network-based model, which means that your ability to lead multifunctional international teams is important. You are also fluent in English, both verbally and in writing.

As a person you combine result orientation with a strategic mind-set and a high degree of personal integrity. Furthermore, you have excellent communication skills and the ability to sell in new ideas, both internally and externally.

Contact information
For further information about this position, please contact:
Roger Westlund, Global Category Manager, Production and Assembly Materials, SMS, +46 (0)70 297 45 81
Camilla Philipsson, HR Advisor, +46 (0)26 266 196

Union contacts
Thomas Eriksson, Unionen, +46 (0)70 261 04 82
Maths Scherman, Sveriges Ingenjörer, +46 (0)26 266 734

Send your application no later than July 27, 2013. Read more about Sandvik and apply at, Job ID: 319837.

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HRdirect, +46 (0)20 261 444.

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Kontaktpersoner på detta företaget

Rekryterande chef Mikael Schuisky
+46 70 254 19 70
Rekryterande chef Anders Pettersson
026-26 93 06
Rekryterande Chef Anders Öhlund


> Sista ansökningsdatum: 27 July 2013
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