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Strategic Buyer Power & Industry Components

Location: Ludvika, Dalarnas län, Sweden
Job ID: R0042635
Date Posted: Feb 24, 2024
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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Are you up for the role as our speaking partner between suppliers and internal functions? 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. At the same time you will also support in solving day-to-day issues to minimize any disturbances in our Supply Chain.

Power & Industry Components has an exciting journey ahead and are expected to grow significantly the next coming years. This is a therefore unique opportunity to contribute to the growth of our business, and to help drive the success of our team.

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.
  • Runs regular supplier evaluations in collaboration with the respective local buyer and initiate improvement projects when required.
  • Identifies new suppliers in cooperation with relevant category team. Qualifies new suppliers in cooperation with Supplier Quality and Engineering specialists.
  • Coordinate, collaborate and support the Business in various SCM related topics.
  • Defines and establishes local standard agreements with all major suppliers, and periodically renew pricelists, standard purchase terms and conditions in line with Business directives and guidelines.
  • Runs 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.
  • As you will be part of a company that operates on a global arena, proficiency in English is required. Basic knowledge in Swedish is a plus.

More about us   

Are you ready for an exciting new challenge? Does the above description sound like you? Welcome to apply by 2024-02-25!Our selection process is continuous, and the position may be closed before the advertisement expires. So, if you are interested – don’t delay, apply today!  
Recruiting Manager Tobias Brisvåg, [email protected], will answer your questions about the position. Union representatives - Sveriges Ingenjörer: Philip Bengtsson +46107-38 25 17; Ledarna: Christer Fridlund, +46107-38 29 12; Unionen: Johan Frisk, +46107-38 39 68. All other questions can be directed to Senior Talent Acquisition Partner, Cajsa Fellerfeldt Eklund[email protected] 

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