Supply Chain Manager

Supply Chain Manager


Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a pioneering technology leader that is helping to increase access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. We help keep your lights on, the factories running, our hospitals and schools open. Come as you are and prepare to get better as you learn from others. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and plug into a team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Innovation
The Grid and Power Quality Solution (GPQS) is a Product Group within the Business Line Grid Integration that incorporates integrated systems, solutions and services for our Substations and FACTS applications.
The Supply Chain Management organization at GPQS is strengthening its ability to perform professionally and add competitive value services within procurement and logistics. The SCM organization in Sweden is responsible for an annual spend of over 120 MUSD.
The overall SCM Manager objective is to lead a team of specialists to execute procurement and logistics strategies that support the business by optimizing costs, quality, and reliability of suppliers. This will be achieved by focusing on the early involvement of SCM at the tender stage to professionally manage supplier related risks and opportunities, by establishing competitive channels to the supply base via local, regional and global category teams as well as providing market relevant information for strategic decision making.
Your responsibilities
Ensure effective and efficient implementation of SCM strategy activities throughout the organization by increasing the SCM competence;
Ensure to be fully embedded – at all levels - in the value chain of the organization by owning and managing SCM core activities such as Strategic Sourcing, TT&L (Transport, Trade & Logistics), Tactical Purchasing and Contracted Services;
Support the business to achieve significant competitive advantage by designing and implementing cost-out programs to reach financial targets (Cost Reduction, Cash Management, Productivity);
Manage the Supply Quality by ensuring on time deliveries through professional expediting and supplier best-in-class quality promotion;
Contribute to the development and implementation of SCM standards, tools and processes sustainable to the size of your business;
Ensure that SCM team are trained and safely working to ensure compliance with Health, Safety and Environment requirements;
Demonstrate strong sense of ownership and collaborative problem-solving mindset across disciplines in a complex global organization;

Your requirements
To successfully take on this position, you probably have extensive experience in the industrial environment and Supply Chain Management.
You possess good technical knowledge in power transmission and distribution technologies.
You have a University degree in a relevant field: Engineering, Economics, Supply Chain Management or Law.
As you will be working in a global environment, you have extensive international experience and are, in addition to Swedish, also fluent in English, written and spoken alike.
You are an analytical leader and a team player with an independent and solution oriented working style, as well as strong communicative and collaborative skills.
Previous experience in a multicultural environment and high degree of inter-cultural sensitivity help you lead and motivate by influence.
Through extensive experience in negotiations you achieve commitment as well as results.

More about us
Ready for a new exciting challenge? Welcome with your application by 19th of November.
Recruiting Manager Lilian Nagaoka, +46 107-38 63 94, will answer your questions about the position. Union representatives – Sveriges Ingenjörer: Stefan Andersson, +46 107-38 08 21, Unionen: Karin Ulvemark, +46 107-38 08 21, Ledarna: Lenny Larsson, +46 21 32 85 48. All other questions can be directed to Talent Partner Helena Stefansdottir, +46 107-38 53 98.
Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a global technology leader with a combined heritage of almost 250 years, employing around 36,000 people in 90 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, the business serves utility, industry and infrastructure customers across the value chain, and emerging areas like sustainable mobility, smart cities, energy storage and data centers. With a proven track record, global footprint and unparalleled installed base, Hitachi ABB Power Grids balances social, environmental and economic values, and is committed to powering good for a sustainable energy future, with pioneering and digital technologies, as the partner of choice for enabling a stronger, smarter and greener grid.


  • Arbetsplats: Hitachi ABB Power Grids AB Västerås
  • 1 plats
  • Tillsvidare
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 30 oktober 2020
  • Ansök senast: 19 november 2020


Mäster Åhls gata 16
Västerås, 72212

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