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Indirect Sourcing Operational Buyer

  • Externa annonser
  • Remote

Hemsida Husqvarna

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About the department
Indirect Sourcing Business team is supporting Husqvarna Group globally in the areas of Temporary Labor, Travel, Professional Services and Sales & Marketing. The team of 7 people is based in Sweden and consists of Operational Buyers, Commodity Managers and a Team Manager.
We are now looking for an Operational Buyer supporting the areas of Sales & Marketing and Professional Services. The Operational Buyer role is responsible for providing best-in-class procurement support to Husqvarna Group stakeholders driving diverse procurement initiatives, supporting digitalization and process automation and contributing to the cost targets and objectives.
Indirect Sourcing is recognized for its stakeholder centric way of working, agility and ability to continuously add value to the Husqvarna Group. As an Operational Buyer you will work hand in hand with the Commodity Managers and your Stakeholders in order to ensure the execution of the operational tasks, new initiatives as well as drive savings initiatives and deliver added value.
About the position
As an operational buyer you excel at executing tasks in line with our sourcing policy and strategy, all while delivering top-notch projects and services. With a keen eye for quality, you diligently oversee the supplier base within your designated category. Your negotiation skills come into play across various locations, leveraging the power of the Coupa tool.
Your commitment to maximizing results and adhering to current agreements shines through as you prioritize the utilization of preferred supplier contracts. By doing so, you ensure optimal outcomes and maintain compliance with our contractual obligations.
Collaboration is key in your role, and you forge strong partnerships with internal stakeholders as well as operational buyers and commodity managers in Indirect sourcing. Together, you work in close alignment to implement and deploy impactful programs and initiatives, driving continuous improvement throughout the organization.
Examples of additional working tasks:
  • Provide and create content for Coupa users (forms and Catalogs).
  • Identify and execute saving initiatives and execute RFQ´s directly in Coupa.
  • Identify opportunities for negotiations based on company, suppliers and market data.
  • Align with requester on missing specification and clarify user requirements relating to How We buy guideline.
  • Actively exchange best practice in the buyer’s team and identify and execute improvement actions.
  • Support with data collection and analysis.
  • Deliver system support through the designated communication channels.
About you
We are looking for a person with University-/BA-/BS-College degree preferably in Business/ Economics (or equivalent work experience) and at least 2 years of experience of supporting internal and/or external stakeholders.
Other requirements:
  • Experience in supporting multi-functional projects in an international work environment, including remote locations
  • Pronounced negotiation skills
  • Fluent in Swedish and English
  • Computer skills (previous experiences in using ERP’s, Microsoft package)
  • Experience with indirect services (e.g. Sales & Marketing , Professional Services, Temp Labor, Travel, IT), either on buying or selling side of the business
As an individual you possess exceptional communication skills and thrive on collaborating with others, both external and a diverse range of internal stakeholders at all organizational levels. You are skilled at building lasting relationships and interacting with team members across the globe.
You take the initiative and assume ownership of your tasks as well as being motivated by delivering high service levels and results. You have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced and complex matrix organization, thinking strategically and seeing the bigger picture.
Location: Huskvarna, with the option to work in a hybrid model.
Application
Can you envision yourself being our next operational buyer? Please submit your application including resumé and personal letter already today. We do not accept applications via e-mail due to GDPR regulations. In this process we apply ongoing selection.
For more information about the position please contact hiring manager Staffan Eriksson

and if you have questions about the recruitment process, please contact Talent Acquisition Partner Kristin Sundlo

What happens after you have applied?
In this process selections and interviews are made on an ongoing basis, please send your application as soon as possible. If your profile matches the requirements of the vacant position and we believe that you are a potential candidate for the role, you will be invited for an initial interview. In preparation for the interview, you will receive information about the arrangement as well as other steps in the process, such as second interviews, assessments, references and introduction. If you aren’t chosen to proceed in the process, you will be informed of this at the latest when the position has been filled.
Husqvarna Group is a world-leading producer of outdoor power products for garden, park and forest care. Products include chainsaws, trimmers, robotic lawn mowers and ride-on lawn mowers. The Group is also the European leader in garden watering products and a world leader in cutting equipment and diamond tools for the construction and stone industries. The Group’s products and solutions are sold under the main brands Husqvarna & Gardena that serves professionals in more than 140 countries.
Last date to apply:

07 April 2024

  • Externa annonser
  • Remote

Hemsida Husqvarna

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