Junior buyer in Purchasing Electronics

Junior buyer in Purchasing Electronics

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 of products and services to all entities of Scania around the world. The purchasing responsibility is centralized to Södertälje.

Our corporate culture is characterized by openness, diversity and respect for the individual. Employees are our most important assets. We therefore invest in training our employees and giving them the opportunity to broaden their skills in order to be able to grow together with us. If you want to be a part of a team where the employees are loyal to Scania and proud to represent our company, you will make a perfect fit. The constellation of the team is quite new where the members have different backgrounds, competences and skills where we together establish the frame for how we should work together to enable all the knowledge in the best way. If you will join us, you are expected to be interested in sharing your views without any sense of prestige. For the right person who takes responsibility for their own development Scania offers many different ways to an exciting career in Sweden or Internationally, at Purchasing or other Function, Specialist or leadership - you choose!

Description of the role
We offer an interesting and challenging job with a high pace in the team of electronics within the segment of Cable Harness. It is one of the most complex products with high focus from our organization and act as the nerve system of our Trucks and buses. The major changes in the harness is connected to development of our common components within Truck and bus as well as mega trends like Connectivity, Autonomous and Electrification. All closely linked to our journey towards becoming a Global Champion in the market.

In your role as a buyer you will manage the operational job as a purchaser in daily contacts with suppliers, engineer, quality and logistic functions. You will get the opportunity to work in a team of experienced purchasers, participating in the strategic purchasing work as well as negotiations. You will work in cross-functional teams in an international environment with contacts in all Europe and the rest of the world.

Work tasks
  • Introduce new functionality in new or existing products in cooperation with Scania engineers and project managers
  • Manage the operational purchasing work within the segment with support from strategic purchasers
  • Structure and manage purchasing systems
  • Ensure that payments are performed according to contracts
  • Conduct supplier meetings
  • Learn how to run cost rationalization projects towards given targets
  • Learn how to apply price models and negotiate with suppliers to fulfill our demands
  • Participate and learn how to set and implement segment strategies
Your profile
Probably you are a graduate student or have a couple of years of work experience. You manage technical question but has a great interest to convert this into commercial negotiations and thrive to learn how to do business. To succeed you need to be structured, have a good knowledge in Excel and has the interest to learn how this can be used in a commercial context. You are communicative and dare to challenge yourself, but also our us internally as well as our supply base in a positive way.

As a person you are result oriented with ability to maintain a wide contact network. You will manage many tasks in parallel and enjoy working in a team. Most of all you have a strong ambition to develop within purchasing.

You manage English verbally in writing with excellence.

We look forward to your application!

For more information please contact

Commodity Manager Gustav Teng +46 8 553 522 31 or Project Manager Sara Wansölin +46 8 553 861 93
Mer info
Område Södertälje
Yrkesroll Transport & Logistik
Typ av anställning Heltid, Projekt- / Visstidsanställd
Hemsida http://www.scania.com
Sista ansökningsdag 28 juni (3 dagar kvar)

Om arbetsgivaren

Scania is a world-leading provider of transport solutions. Together with our partners and customers we are driving the shift towards a sustainable transport system. In 2016, we delivered 73,100 trucks, 8,300 buses as well as 7,800 industrial and marine engines to our customers. Net sales totaled nearly SEK 104 billion, of which about 20 percent were services-related. Founded in 1891, Scania now operates in more than 100 countries and employs some 46,000 people. Research and development are concentrated to 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 Volkswagen Truck & Bus GmbH. For more information visit www.scania.com.