Sourcing Manager for Switches & Sensors

Sourcing Manager for Switches & Sensors

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

Are you attracted to the prospect of working as a Sourcing Manager within Commodity Purchasing in a dynamic, commercial and international environment? Do you have a strong commercial mindset and do you like to take the lead in cross-functional teams? Then Scania Global Purchasing could be the next step in your career.

Who we are

The team members of Commodity Purchasing Autonomous & Connected Systems are working in a dynamic environment where the development of electronic components and systems for Scania-products are running fast with increased requirements on both - products and suppliers.

We are a fairly new team with lots of experience within purchasing and electronics who enjoys working closely together. We enjoy solving problems both within the team and with our cross-functions and always strive to find the best solutions for Scania. Our team has diverse backgrounds, competencies and skills where we are establishing the frame for how we should work together to enable all the knowledge in the best way. We strive for a climate where opinions and knowledge is openly shared within the team without any sense of prestige.


As a Sourcing Manager in Commodity you are accountable for the strategies and targets within one of Scania purchasing’s most dynamic segments with high turnover, complex parts & technologies and great commercial cost improvement opportunities. This is a great opportunity for the right person to further develop their skills.

You will have a lead role in the purchasing 3-ring for the segment of switches & remote controls with a team of quality managers and project purchasers where you will support and align activities to ensure that the strategies are implemented.

In your daily work you will also negotiate terms and conditions with suppliers, coordinate and align activities closely with purchasing colleagues in the TRATON and Volkswagen group, perform strategic nominations of new business together with your project purchasing colleagues as well as working to align and improve processes within the area of Connected & Autonomous systems.

Furthermore, during 50% of your time, you will have the opportunity to learn from and work with a Senior Sourcing Manager, responsible for ADAS components (Camera and Radar systems) and sensors for powertrain and transmission. You will support the Purchaser in operational tasks such as handling deviations in series business for these extremely complex segments.

Your profile

You are a person who likes to take the lead in working with others and is interested in developing your skills further. You are analytical, structured, take own initiatives and are able to handle multiple cases. You have a strong commercial but also technical interest and love to work with supplier relationship management and succeed in negotiations.

You have at least 2 year of purchasing experience and an academic degree in industrial engineering, economics or comparable. You are social and enjoy working in a team towards a common goal.

You like to work with cross functions and be a representative of Purchasing towards internal functions and suppliers. You are self-driven and ambitious and make your department reach set business goals.

As the role involves communication with global suppliers, you are fluent in writing and speaking English. Other language skills are an advantage.

We offer

We offer an interesting and challenging job with a high pace. Our corporate culture is characterised by openness, diversity and respect for the individual. Employees are our most important resource, so we invest in training our employees and giving them the opportunity to broaden their skills in order to be able to grow with us.

We offer a team where the employees are happy to work at Scania, proud to represent our company and enjoy working together.

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 functions within the Volkswagen group, specialist or leadership - you choose!


Please contact: Felix Poidinger, Manager Commodity Autonomous & Connected Systems, +46 700 86 9994.


Your application should include a CV, a cover letter and copies of any relevant certificates.
Selections and interviews will take place on an ongoing basis throughout the application period.
Mer info
Område Södertälje
Yrkesroll Ekonomi, Inköpare
Typ av anställning Heltid
Sista ansökningsdag 29 nov 2019 (9 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 2018, we delivered 88,000 trucks, 8,500 buses as well as 12,800 industrial and marine engines to our customers. Net sales totalled to over SEK 137 billion, of which about 20 percent were services-related. Founded in 1891, Scania now operates in more than 100 countries and employs some 52,000 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 centres in Africa, Asia and Eurasia. Scania is part of TRATON SE. For more information visit: