Category Manager Sourcing
Right now we are looking for a Category Manager – Hydraulic
Job description & mission
As a Category Manager, you will work with the purchasing process; from strategy and plan, to follow-up. Your responsibility will be to create the supplier strategy and to drive activities which meet the strategy.
Your main responsibility will be to manage relationships with suppliers to provide a stable product supply, year-over-year cost reduction, reduced lead times, and to work with delivery precision and quality. Another integral part of the job, is to secure that the supplier base fulfills corporate governance standards, including environmental and ethical standards of the Epiroc Group.
You will also work activerly to consolidate the supply base to the best performing suppliers. We work cross functionally within the organisation as well as with our Suppliers and other Epiroc divisions. You will also work actively to consolidate the supply base to the best performing suppliers.
Experience & knowledge requirements
- Work experience within strategic sourcing, sales or similar area
- Proven negotiation skills and business knowledge
- Experience in supply chain management
- Knowledge in ERP systems
- Fluent in English, verbally and in writing
A structured way of working is vital in this role. Focus on, and experience from, finding solutions and to solve problems is also key to be successful in this role. It is important with a technical interest and understanding.
You should be a pro-active and goal oriented individual. This position requires strong communication skills to negotiate with suppliers. We see that you are an outgoing person with great ability to build lasting business relations. In order to be successful, you must have a high level of personal drive, strong analytical skills and strategic thinking.
Country and city description
Do you want to know more about the job?
Please contact recruiting manager, Carin Bergendorff, General Manager Product Company Örebro,
Vice President Production. Telephone: 0196707803
Other questions, please contact Maria Roseen, Recruitment Specialist. Telephone: 0764965674
Epiroc is a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries. With
cutting-edge technology, Epiroc develops and produces innovative drill rigs, rock excavation and construction
equipment, and provides world-class service and consumables. The company was founded in Stockholm,
Sweden, and has passionate people supporting and collaborating with customers in more than 150 countries.
Learn more at www.epirocgroup.com.