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Senior Purchaser – Powertrain Components

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Senior Purchaser – Powertrain Components

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Are you attracted to work within a commercial and international environment and have strategic and analytical skills as well as a technical interest and understanding? Do you also think sustainability in business as well as work environment is important? Then this is for you!

Right now we are ramping up our new top class powertrain platform and will continue with several interesting and challenging product development projects and launches in the coming years. For example within electrified vehicles (BEV) and alternative fuels as well as China localization projects.

We are now looking for a Senior Project Purchaser to the Powertrain Components team, with responsibility of new product launches of Turbo chargers and Oil Pumps.


As a Project Senior Purchaser you are responsible for the purchasing work and to find the best commercial solution related to introducing new parts and components into series production, from the pre-development phase to industrialisation phase and finally launching into high volume production.

You work very close with R&D and our suppliers to optimize design, to ensure manufacturability and timely implementation into the Scania production – while meeting the project cost targets. The Project Purchaser lead the discussion with suppliers all the way from concept development until the start of production. Normal work tasks have a wide span and include; Supplier scouting, send RFQ’s, organize technical discussions and follow up of time lines, cost analysis, negotiations, contract writing and nomination of suppliers. The role entails a lot of cross functional work with R&D, Production, Quality and other brands in the Traton Group.

As a Senior Purchaser you are also expected to use your broader expertise and competence to guide and support colleagues within the group and commodity and indirectly give leverage to the entire groups’ and commodities’ output.

We expect you to act as a role model in terms of Purchasing ways of working and actively give advice, guide, support and share knowledge.

Your Profile

You have at least 5 years of experience in strategic purchasing, in a technical environment, and an academic degree in business economics, engineering, or similar. Earlier experience of powertrain components is an advantage as well as Scania’s experience. You have a driver’s license.

You have a strategic mindset and way of working. You also have a commercial mindset and are skilled and confident in negotiations. You are confident in guiding and supporting others in these areas. You are stress-resilient, can analyze complex situations, and work in a structured way to be able to run several purchasing assignments in parallel and independently. You are results- and goal-oriented, take your own initiative to enhance organizational performance, and react quickly to avoid and handle crises or deviations. You are skilled in communication with the ability to adapt your communication to diverse audiences and organizational levels. Advanced level in written and spoken English is mandatory, and good knowledge of Swedish is an advantage.

Since the role puts high demand on cross-functional work and alignment you appreciate working in a team and actively work to foster teamwork.

We offer

Employees are our most important assets, so we invest in training and developing our employees both on the job and also through courses. Scania offers many different ways to have an exciting career in Sweden or Internationally, at Purchasing or other functions, specialist or leadership – it’s up to you!

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

We offer a team with members of different genders, backgrounds, competencies, 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!

The Scania Purchasing office is located in Södertälje and here you will be working in modern office landscapes that offer project areas, silent rooms, and a lounge where you can enjoy a coffee with your colleagues during a meeting or a break. Scania is also promoting flexibility and supports work from home to a large extent.

For further information

Please contact Fredrik Michelin, Head of Project Purchasing Engine Components +468-553 508 08 or [email protected]


Your application should include a CV and cover letter. Selections and interviews will take place on an ongoing basis throughout the application period. Please apply no later than 2023-09-18.

About Scania

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 2022, we delivered 80,238 trucks, 4,994 buses as well as 13,400 industrial and marine power systems to our customers. Net sales totalled to over SEK 170 billion, of which 21 percent were services related. Founded in 1891, Scania now operates in more than 100 countries and employs some 57,000 people. Research and development are mainly concentrated in Sweden. Production takes place in Europe and Latin America with regional product centres in Africa, Asia and Eurasia. Scania is part of TRATON GROUP. For more information visit: www.scania.com

Employment Type: Permanent
Job Id: 25019

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