Product Line Buyer to SKF


You will be a member of the Gothenburg Purchasing Team for direct material at Group Purchasing which serves as a link between Category Managers and Factory Gothenburg.As a Product Line Buyer you will drive projects to improve SKF s Supplier base together with Category and Factory. Skills within Purchasing are a pre-requisite for the position. We believe you are in the beginning of your career with a couple of years working experience.

Job responsibilities:
Execute operational purchasing for the Product Line to support factories
Perform Product Line purchasing to defined strategies
To be a project leader in implementing sourcing projects
Support the factory in order to resolve issues
To search for new ideas
Analyze spend data to find opportunities for cost reduction, e.g. supplier consolidation, specification rationalization, variant reduction, best cost country sourcing etc. 
Measure and manage supplier performance in all Quality, Cost, Delivery, Innovation and Management (QCDIM) aspects 
Manage Supplier Relationships (SRM) for selected suppliers
Manage internal stakeholder relationships

Your background
Relevant university degree in engineering, economics, purchasing or 
Fluent in written and spoken Swedish and English
Purchasing experience is preferred
Good skills in project management is preferred
Ability to travel occasionally 0-15 days/year

Your personal qualities
Analytical with a proactive mindset
Flexible, keeps options open and reacts effectively and quickly to unexpected opportunities and difficulties 
Identifies and deals with obstacles that delay decisions
Identifies bottle necks in processes and suggests improvement actions
Reacts flexibly even when there is a lack of information
Proactively takes responsibility and initiatives - within the framework of empowerment

We offer:

A unique opportunity to develop your purchasing skills and evolve your network
An opportunity to develop product and process knowledge
Contacts with suppliers, factory and group.

The position holder will report to Purchasing Group Manager Product Line and should be located in Gothenburg, Sweden on a local contract.

About SKF
About Group Purchasing:The Group Purchasing plays a vital role to the success of SKF by providing our businesses with a world-class global supplier base. We are a global community collaborating across borders on both a strategic and operational level. As a professional partner to SKF businesses, we participate throughout the complete value chain of sales, product development, sourcing and aftermarket processes. We contribute to the bottom line result of SKF and deliver value by using a business oriented approach. Our multifaceted expertise secures SKF with a top performing purchasing organization.SKF works to reduce friction, make things run faster, longer, cleaner and more safely. Doing this in the most effective, productive and sustainable way has made the SKF Group a leading global supplier of products, solutions and services within rolling bearings, seals, mechatronics, services and lubrication systems. Services include technical support, maintenance services, condition monitoring, asset efficiency optimization, engineering consultancy and training.About Randstad :Randstad Professionals works with recruitment in the technology and IT segments. Our specialised recruiting consultants, with an engineering background and in-depth HR expertise, ensure the quality and precision of every part of the recruiting process. Randstad has more than 600,000 employees in more than 40 countries, making it the second largest recruiting and staffing company in the world. Randstad’s philosophy can be summarised with the words “good to know you”, which expresses our availability, our willingness to listen and our commitment to good collaboration at every stage.To Apply:In this recruitment process, we are collaborating with Randstad Professionals. If you have questions regarding the position you are welcome to contact Recruitment Specialist Susanne Lindman at 072 9889429 or by e-mail submit your application and CV as soon as possible but no later than December 11, to Randstad via the link below.

Kontaktpersoner på detta företaget

Susanne Lindman
Marie Gutke

Recruitment Specialist Susanne Lindman


  • Arbetsplats: SKF Göteborg
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  • Publicerat: 25 november 2016


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