Project Supply Manager


At Tetra Pak we touch millions of lives every day, ensuring better nutrition and healthier lifestyles through safe packaging and food processing solutions. Guided by our global brand promise, PROTECTS WHAT´S GOOD, we strive to make a difference by protecting food, people and our futures. To do this we need more than smart technology. We need smart people too. People like you, who wants to work with people like us.
Within Supplier Management, SuM we are looking for two Project Supply Managers
Within FSB Supplier Management, Module Equipment & Drawn Components, Industrialisation Team primarily interfaces with the Development & Engineering organization to define and achieve its project targets. We are responsible for organizing, managing and driving technology/development related sourcing, which contributes to the delivery of new equipment’s to our customers at the right quality, time and cost.
These positions are office based in Lund.
What you will do
In this position you will be responsible for execution of the Supplier Management sourcing strategy in the product development projects driven in the Development & Engineering organization. This is a cross-functional leadership role which facilitates early supplier technical engagement and collaboration in the development activities. This role brides the engineering community with the supplier management community with the responsibility for project management and accountability for deadlines, results and metrics, sourcing, negotiation and cost estimation. In addition, you will be part of the governance for development projects at Program level. Reporting to the Industrialization Manager, you will be expected to lead and drive activities independently.
You will also
Acts as a liaison with engineering in releasing new products.
Lead early supplier technical engagement in cost improvement activities. Support development teams to meet product cost targets though cost estimations and negotiations.
Actively participate in project team meetings and represents the voice of the Supplier Management and Production.
Reduce product risk through proper sourcing strategy execution. Drive use of ‘Preferred’ suppliers. Provide the project team with supply chain risk assessments which include obsolescence, delivery, currency, logistics and other risks.
Project manages the communication and activities between the development team and the supplier management organization. (i.e. supplier selection, supplier negotiations, sourcing strategy development, non-disclosure agreements, supplier issue resolution, etc.) Facilitates the establishment of supply management parameter guidelines with buyers and planners. (i.e. production authorization agreements, lot size, lead time, logistics, packaging, etc.)
Measure and track sourcing strategy execution impact on the product and the business (i.e. product cost reductions achieved, percent of parts awarded to ‘Preferred’ suppliers, risk mitigation, etc.)
Collaborate with the Sourcing organization to provide market information to the NPI team (i.e. supplier technology roadmaps, price and availability trends, benchmarking results, etc.).
Interface and build strong working relationships within the organization.

Who you are
Demonstrated ability to manage projects / assignments requiring identification of objectives, resources and/or approaches.
Moderate understanding of sourcing, procurement, inventory, logistics and production principles.
Demonstrated excellent analytical skills in a dynamic new product introduction environment and ability to manage multiple projects at the same time.
Strong project manager comfortable in leading cross functional and multi-cultural teams.
Demonstrated ability to make difficult decisions and drive execution of correct supply chain solutions in the face of opposition.
Well-developed problem solving and project management skills.
Excellent presentation and communication skills (written and verbal) to various levels of the organization.
Advanced understanding and use of data management applications (i.e. MS Office)

You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent, and a minimum of 5 years new product introduction, industrialization engineering, sourcing, supply chain, project management or engineering services experience. Having SAP experience is highly desired. Project Management (PMP) certification is preferred, and you have knowledge of World Class Manufacturing. You are fluent in English both spoken and written.
You will need a good level of commercial, relational and negotiation skills. As a person you are a driver with strong communication skills, and you feel confident to cooperate with customers, suppliers, and colleagues at executive level to achieve common goals and maintain effective working relationships. You can convince others to see and believe your points, and you are analytical, methodical, and efficient.
We offer you
As our new Project Supply Manager, you will be part of a global leading company where our vision is to make food safe and available everywhere. We can offer you highly skilled and passionate colleagues and an international challenging and high paced work environment. You will work in a market leading company which offers continuous training and development opportunities. At Tetra Pak we believe in work-life balance, have sports and training facilities, and offer an attractive pension and insurance scheme, incl. health care arrangements.
Apply now!
If you are inspired to share our responsibility of protecting food to protecting the planet, apply through our careers page
This job posting expires on 25th September 2020.
To know more about the position contact Cristiana Sparvieri at +39 34 88 61 7067
Questions about your application contact Martin Fosser +46 46 36 4674
For trade union information contact Sveriges Ingenjörer Lars Haraldsson at +46 46 36 2533 and Unionen Ted Andersson at +46 46 36 4623


  • Arbetsplats: TETRA PAK LUND
  • 2 platser
  • Tillsvidare
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 11 september 2020
  • Ansök senast: 25 september 2020


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