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For our client we are looking for a Supply Specialist.
As a Supply Specialist, you will be part of our clients team in Västerås. They develop, manufacture and market robots with associated control systems, software, arc welding products, track motions and motor packages. In Sweden, we are approximately 600 employees who are located in Västerås and Gothenburg. More than 90 percent of our production is exported and all the major automotive manufacturers are among our customers. The automotive industry and their subcontractors, as well as other industries such as the food industry, are the main users of robot-based automation. Welding, machine service, handling of material, grinding, packaging, and assembling are the most common application areas. The sales of robots and robot systems are managed by local companies as well as by freestanding system integrators and OEM companies and these are the firms we call our business partners.
You will be working in the strategic supply team inside Service. You will be responsible for one or more commodities and ensure that these are driven in a strategic and professional way. Some of your objectives will be to secure best total cost and continues material availability according demand by creating a long-term strategy and good relationships with our suppliers and internal functions. You will also support in our operative purchasing work and handle quotations from our suppliers regarding purchased material. Negotiations and contract signing will also be recurring tasks of yours. In addition, you will participate in our operational development to achieve increased competitiveness, involve to new product creation process to handle total life time view for supply chain point of view, optimized processes and supply chain to improve our performance. As part of our extensive network, you will work with suppliers from several countries and have great opportunities to grow professionally.
Among your main tasks will be:
Contract management and negotiation
Collaborative problem solving across disciplines within the area of responsibility
Participation to a development a high performing supply chain team inside your own commodity area
Monitor supplier performance and establish improvement plans as required
Supplier base management
New supplier and material implementation
New material development life cycle management from supply chain point of view
Budgeting annual cost savings targets, implementation and follow up
Participate on regional and global commodity teams as appropriate
Adhere to all company compliance initiatives
You have university degree from technology or economics or similar background with preferable at least a couple of years’ working experience for example from the SCM area, component technology, quality or product development.
You are responsible, attentive and service-oriented with analytic mindset. These qualities are combined with the drive and flexibility required to work together with the whole supply chain area, both internally and externally.
You are solution and results focused and always strive for continuous improvements though daily operations or by executing changes in project format. In addition to this, you are a team player who thrives in a position with many development opportunities.
Fluency in Swedish and English is preferable. Any additional language skills will of course be considered a merit.
Work load: 100%