Sourcing Specialist KONE
Sourcing Specialist KONE
Do you want to work in a major global organization that is market leader in its industry? Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Now KONE is looking for a Sourcing Specialist Direct Materials and Spares for the team in Scandinavia with location at KONE headquarter in Kista, Stockholm.
As a Sourcing Specialist for Scandinavia, you will support the Unit Sourcing Manager in executing sourcing plans in close collaboration with local operations. Your main responsibilities will be identifying local sourcing opportunities, manage supplier tenders, act as contract owner for selected suppliers and manage related supplier relationships. You will also support individual customer projects with their specific needs and support finding the optimal supplier set-up for these projects.
KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
To succeed in this role, you should have:
- B.Sc. or M.Sc. in business or in mechanical engineering or equivalent experience in relevant field
- Minimum 3-4 years of experience in sourcing, supply chain. Related category experience is an asset
- Analytical and strategic thinking, change management skills
- Strong negotiation skills, understanding strategic sourcing process is an asset
- Contracts management knowledge, Supplier performance and quality management as well as stakeholder management skills
- Capability to work effectively and drive change in a matrix environment with our business and front-line teams
- A team player attitude and strong performance under pressure
- Ability to manage projects independently
- Clear communication skills, fluent in both Scandinavian and English language.
- Ability to work in an international environment
- Willingness to travel in Scandinavian countries
We believe you are a person that ensure alignment and collaboration with Unit operations management and key stakeholders as well as participation and support for global category management teams. You manage unit requirements and translate into sourcing opportunities.
You will be responsible for regional and global level category plans and sourcing projects in a FL through additional local contract negotiations as needed. Update local instructions and policies, provide guidance and support the business in following preferred suppliers and ensuring compliance. Lead supplier negotiations, selection and contracts under responsibility area. You will also be responsible for creating an action plan for saving in Indirect spend on a Scandinavian level (Sweden, Norway & Denmark).
As a person you are experienced and visionary with the ability to communicate with confidence and clarity. You identify and break down barriers to open communication. You encourage team members to share and implement their ideas and understand the value of cooperation between functions.
For you it is important to keep yourself up-to-date on current developments in the industry and to always seeks opportunities for improvement.
At KONE, we are focused on creating an innovative and collaborative working culture where we value the contribution of each individual.
Employee engagement is a key focus area for us, and we encourage participation and the sharing of information and ideas. Sustainability is an integral part of our culture and the daily practice. We follow ethical business practices and we seek to develop a culture of working together where co-workers trust and respect each other and good performance is recognized. In being a great place to work, we are proud to offer a range of experiences and opportunities that will help you to achieve your career and personal goals and enable you to live a healthy and balanced life.
At KONE, our mission is to improve the flow of urban life. As a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, KONE provides elevators, escalators and automatic building doors, as well as solutions for maintenance and modernization, which add value to the life cycle of any building.
Through more effective People Flow®, we make people’s journeys safe, convenient and reliable, in taller, smarter buildings. Together with our partners and customers around the world, we help cities to become better places to live in. In 2018, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 9.1 billion and at the end of the year over 57,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.
HOW TO APPLY
In this process Kone is co-operating with Jurek Rekrytering & Bemanning. If you are interested you are welcome to apply to the position by sending us your CV and personal letter through Jurek Rekrytering & Bemanning´s website, www.jurek.se. If you have any questions regarding the role, please don´t hesitate to contact Jurek Marketing & Communication, Lotta Köhler or Martina Alexandersson at firstname.lastname@example.org.