Category Buyer

Category Buyer

ValueOne is looking for an experienced Category Buyer within purchasing of software and electronics for a 12 month consultant assignment at a manufacturing company on Gothenburg. The assignment is to be appointed early January 2023.

The role
As Category Manager you will lead and support cross-functional sourcing projects in the software and electronics area. This includes preparation, implementation, analysis, negotiation, supplier selection and contract management.

Main tasks:
  • Support, develop and implement supplier strategies.
  • Create and maintain commercial relationships with suppliers and stakeholders.
  • Perform market analysis.
  • Prioritize and identify optimal negotiation tactic.
  • Handle business in current production.
Experience and competencies
To succeed in this role, you have a Business or Technical University degree (or equivalent) as well as 2-5 years of experience from commercial and/or engineering work including commercial negotiations and legal knowledge. We expect you to be fluent in English, orally and in writing. Swedish is advantageous. Furthermore, strong negotiation and relationship building skills are required as well as a commercial and result driven mind set.

The person we are looking for should be a prestigeless, courageous team player who is curious and tech savvy. You can handle parallel projects and dare to challenge status quo when it comes to setting and reaching goals. Thanks to your creative mind, new ideas come easy to you and you are always motivated to find innovative solutions and opportunities.

We look forward to receiving your application. Please apply through our webpage at: as soon as possible. Feel free to contact Olof Widmark at +46 70-7868 099 or 010 332 29 20 with any questions regarding the listed position. Please note that to apply for this position you need to be an EU citizen or have a valid Swedish working permit.

ValueOne are specialists in supply chain management, purchasing and logistics. We offer our customers services in three business areas: interim logistics and procurement consultants, recruitment of buyers and logisticians, as well as development of our customers’ supply chain operations in terms of strategies, models, methods, processes, structure, and competence.
Mer info
Område Göteborgs stad
Yrkesroll Transport & Logistik, Inköp
Typ av anställning Heltid, Projekt- / Visstidsanställd
Sista ansökningsdag 9 jan 2023 (38 dagar kvar)