Sourcing manager for bus body components

Sourcing manager for bus body components

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 has taken the lead in the journey towards a sustainable transport ecosystem. After the launch of the best Truck in the world, now it’s time to launch our best Bus Platform ever.

Purchasing Buses & Coaches is playing a key role in achieving a successful product.

Our team consists of 19 highly motivated individuals with most probably the biggest diversity of nationalities within Global Purchasing. Our people is located in Poland, Finland and Sweden. We purchase all material needed for Bus Body production in Lahti (Finland) and Slupsk (Poland).

We are now seeking one additional Sourcing Manager for one of the key positions in our team.

Role description / Your duties

Scania Busses contains many components with high technology content developed by suppliers. Some examples of this are Climate System, Door Systems and Gas Equipment. These components are also accounting for a very relevant portion of the Bus spend.

As a Sourcing Manager for Bus Body Components you will manage, challenge and develop your supplier base to ensure sourcing to the best technology, quality, delivery and cost with a focus on sustainability. You will be responsible to lead and further develop sourcing strategies and to create business plans.

You will work in close cooperation with R&D team at Scania and cooperate in sourcing activities with MAN and other partners, which means that you will have a wide network of contacts, both internally and externally.

The office is located in Södertälje, but the position will involve some travel to Scania production units and suppliers.

Your profile

We are looking for a person with a strong commercial interest and result focus, with a sound ability to develop and maintain a broad network of contacts both internally and externally and who dares to challenge the current way of working. You should have previous experience of purchasing and be able to work both independently and within the team.

Qualities that we regard as vital for this position are:
  • high motivation
  • ability to take initiatives
  • holistic approach and strategic mindset
  • ability to analyse complex situations
  • structured way of working
  • communicative / ability to adapt communication to different audiences
  • creative and solution orientated
  • ability and willingness to share experiences and guide colleagues
It will be a plus having previous experience in sourcing supplier developed components.

Due to the extensive international contacts you must be capable to express yourself fluently in both spoken and written English (Swedish and German is beneficial).

Sometimes in life there are opportunities that just happen once in many years. Now is one of these unique opportunities, Scania is creating its best bus range platform ever.

If you think you fit this description and like the idea of joining a commercial and international environment with great opportunities for professional development, then we would love to hear from you. We look forward to receiving your application.

For further information

Please contact Rubén Córdoba (Purchasing Manager, Buses & Coaches), +46 70 082 76 91

Application

Your application should include a CV, cover letter and copies of any certificates. Selections will be made on an ongoing basis. Apply via HR InLine/Job search by

May 6th . Job Id 20191540
Mer info
Område Södertälje
Yrkesroll Transport & Logistik
Typ av anställning Heltid, Tillsvidareanställd
Hemsida http://www.scania.com
Sista ansökningsdag 6 maj 2019 (13 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 2017, we delivered 82 500 trucks, 8 300 buses as well as 8 500 industrial and marine engines to our customers. Net sales totalled nearly SEK 120 billion, of which about 20 percent were services-related. Founded in 1891, Scania now operates in more than 100 countries and employs some 49 000 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 Group. For more information visit www.scania.com.