Buyer for Project Purchasing Powertrain

Buyer for Project Purchasing Powertrain

Scania is now undergoing a transformation from being a supplier of trucks, buses and engines to a supplier of complete and sustainable transport solutions.

Scania Purchasing is responsible for purchasing products and services for all of Scania's units in the world and to some extent also for other brands within the Traton Group. This position belongs to Powertrain Purchasing, the department that focuses on parts for engines, gearboxes and axles. We are currently in a phase of many exiting product development projects, e.g. within electrification, and we are therefore looking for a Buyer to join our team.

Your tasks

As a Buyer you will have many contact points both within Purchasing, but also towards other functions such as R&D, production and our external suppliers.

You will be responsible for securing prototype material for our development projects which includes;
  • Sending out request for quotations and negotiations with suppliers to secure best cost and project budget for prototypes.
  • Secure order confirmation and transport booking.
  • Independently secure that material is delivered in time according to the project’s deadlines and test plans, incl. following up delivery schedule from suppliers, handle and prevent late deliveries.
  • Secure right quality of ordered prototypes and together with R&D handle and prevent quality deviations.
  • Administrative tasks, such as order placements, invoice management.
An important part of the assignment is also to support our Project Sourcing Managers in our purchasing process for serial material, where we work in cross-functional teams. This includes;
  • Prepare and send out requests for quotations, secure suppliers quotes according to the deadline as well as compile and analyse received quotes.
  • Collect and compile input from all concerned cross-functions before nomination decision.
Your profile

We are looking for you with a bachelor or master's degree in business economics, engineering or similar. You have a strong technical and commercial interest. Previous experience from purchasing, material handling or casting/machining industry is an advantage. Advanced level in written and spoken English is mandatory, and good knowledge in Swedish is an advantage. Driver’s licence is mandatory.

To be successful in this role you need to be result- and goal-oriented, take your own initiative, feel responsibility for your deliveries and deliver on time to the right quality. You are confident when it comes to expressing clear requirements towards others. You work in a proactive way to be able to offer the best possible support to your purchasing colleagues and Scania as a whole.

You are stress-resilient, analytical and work in a structured way to be able to run several purchasing assignments in parallel and independently. As the position also involves several interfaces both internally and externally, you like to collaborate and you work in a proactive way to support and involve others. As a person, you are positive and contribute to good team spirit in the groups you work in, even though the pace of work is sometimes high.

We strive to be a dynamic workplace with an open-minded attitude and focus on continuous improvements. It is therefore of great importance that you have a positive attitude towards new ways of working, as well as a critical examination of existing ones.

We offer

Scania´s corporate culture is characterised by respect for the individual, continuous improvements and putting the customer, both internally and externally, first. Employees are our most important resource, so we invest in training and developing our employees both on the job but also through courses. Scania offers many different ways to an exciting career in Sweden or internationally, at Purchasing or other functions, specialist or leadership - you choose!

As an employee you also have access to commuter bus Stockholm-Södertälje, yearly wellness grant, benefits such as personnel car, result bonus, flexible working hours etc.

We offer a team with members of different genders, backgrounds, competences and skills. We have a high team spirit and value doing things together both during and after working hours. We strive for a climate where opinions and knowledge are openly shared within the team, without any sense of prestige. We believe that every team member has something unique to bring to our team - we look forward to hearing what your contribution will be!

For further information

Please contact Maria Isaksson, Head of Project Purchasing Castings +468-553 838 47.


Your application must include a cover letter, CV and transcripts. Apply as soon as you can but absolutely latest 18th of April. Selections and interviews take place on an ongoing basis during the application period.
Mer info
Område Södertälje
Yrkesroll Ekonomi, Inköpare
Typ av anställning Heltid
Sista ansökningsdag 18 apr 2021 (4 dagar kvar)

Om arbetsgivaren

Scania is a world-leading provider of transport solutions, including trucks and buses for heavy transport applications combined with an extensive product-related service offering. Scania offers vehicle financing, insurance and rental services to enable our customers to focus on their core business. Scania is also a leading provider of industrial and marine engines. In 2019, we delivered 91,700 trucks, 7,800 buses as well as 10,200 industrial and marine engines to our customers. Net sales totalled to over SEK 152 billion, of which about 20 percent were services-related. Founded in 1891, Scania now operates in more than 100 countries and employs some 51,000 people. Research and development are concentrated in Sweden, with branches in Brazil and India. Production takes place in Europe, Latin America and Asia, with regional production centers in Africa, Asia and Eurasia. Scania is part of TRATON SE.