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Strategic Buyer Components

Location: Ludvika, Dalarnas län, Sweden
Job ID: R0026651
Date Posted: Sep 23, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Components is a key business unit within Hitachi Energy, based in Ludvika, Sweden. We develop, sell and produces Bushings and Tap-Changers, both vital for all Power Transformers. We are part of delivering a safe way of transferring electricity while keeping losses at a minimum. As the world transitions towards an energy system where electricity will be the backbone, aiming to more than double our consumption of electricity worldwide until 2050, Components and Hitachi Energy are well positioned in making this happen.

Are you ready to roll up your sleeve and join us in making it happen?

If your answer is “YES”, we at Components are looking for a new Strategic Buyer, where you will be our speaking partner towards our suppliers. We are looking for a team player who is driven, structured and has a result-oriented mindset. In this role you will be located in Ludvika but have the opportunity to collaborate on a global arena with a wide range of stakeholders.

As a Strategic Buyer you will be part of a key function in driving and coordinating strategic sourcing activities together with our suppliers and internal interfaces such as design, sales, production and operational purchasing. You will work together with stakeholders to find more cost-efficient and reliable solutions and setups. You will be included in a small, tight team who supports each other in a high pasted environment with great atmosphere.

We are looking for a variety of people to join our team so don’t hesitate to apply even though you don’t meet all the requirements. We are interested in learning more about you and how you can contribute to our team.

Your responsibilities

  • Maintain and develop the supply base with focus on quality, delivery and total cost.
  • Define and drive local sourcing strategies that align with the development and implementation of regional sourcing strategies in collaboration with the regional SCM Manager.
  • Run regular supplier evaluations in collaboration with the respective local buyer and initiate improvement projects when required.
  • Identify new suppliers in cooperation with relevant category team. Qualify new suppliers in cooperation with Supplier Quality and Engineering specialists.
  • Define and establish local standard agreements with all major suppliers, and periodically renew pricelists, standard purchase terms and conditions in line with Business directives and guidelines.
  • Run benchmark studies for the local factory team and for specific sourcing initiatives and designs and implements cost-out programs and/or processes to reach financial targets.

Your background

  • You are a curious person with the drive to challenge yourself and the organization for continuous improvement.
  • Good communication and networking skills as well as strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Professional experience in a supply chain function.
  • Strong sense of ownership and entrepreneurial attitude.
  • Well versed in MS tools – Excel, Power Point, SharePoint, Power BI, etc.
  • Good knowledge in Swedish and proficiency in English is required.

More about us   

Are you ready for a new exciting challenge? Does the above description sound like you? Welcome to apply before 2023-09-27! Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, so don’t delay – apply today!

More information: Recruiting Manager, Carl Stureson, [email protected] will answer your questions about the position. Union representatives - Sveriges Ingenjörer: Karolina Czechowski, +46 730- 73 41 15; Ledarna: Christer Fridlund, +46 107-38 29 12; Unionen: Yvonne Norgren, +46 107-38 36 94.

All other questions can be directed to Senior Talent Acquisition Partner Cajsa Fellerfeldt Eklund, [email protected].

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