Höganäs is the world’s leading manufacturer of iron and metal powders. Together with our customers we develop tomorrow’s automotive components, products for brazing, electric motors and systems for sustainable energy production. During 2016 the turnover was SEK 7,265 million.
Höganäs, founded in 1797, is owned by Lindéngruppen and FAM.
Strategic Purchaser to Höganäs
We are looking for a Strategic Purchaser who would like to be part of our team!
As Strategic Purchaser you are part of the Direct Materials team and report to Purchasing Manager Direct Materials. You are fully responsible for sourcing of packaging, refractories and production consumables to Höganäs' Swedish units (Höganäs and Halmstad).
The role covers:
Identifying and leading strategic sourcing initiatives within the scope of the portfolio.
Optimizing the supplier base to meet Höganäs' current and future needs.
Evaluate and develop Höganäs' business in line with the company principles and values.
Close agreements and negotiate prices to reach lowest overall cost of ownership.
Engage in the team’s responsibilities and success.
You will be part of a team of three other purchasers and the workplace is in Höganäs.
You have relevant university degree in economics/logistic or equal, with a minimum of 5 years working experience.
You also have excellent communication skills and handle Swedish and English both written and spoken. As a person you have wide commercial and business interest.
You are a team player who actively engages people by sharing, helping or asking for help when needed. You are proactive, transparent, performance and result oriented. You have high integrity and ethical standards.
Technical knowledge in the field of the responsibility and good computer literacy (ERP systems, Microsoft etc.) is required.
Traveling to some extent is required, 15-30 days/year.
Portfolio responsibilities can change over time.
Manager Purchasing Håkan Hellberg