SETS - Thule Sweden AB, Hillerstorp

Thule Group is a world leader in products that make it easy to bring along the things you care for – easily, securely and in style – when living an active life. Under the motto Active Life, Simplified. we offer products within Sport&Cargo Carriers (as roof racks, roof boxes, carriers for cycling, water and winter sports that are transported by car), Active with Kids (as bike trailers, strollers and child bike seats), RV Products (as awnings, bike carriers and tents for RVs), Sport&Travel Bags (as hiking packs and travel luggage) and Bags for Electronic Devices (as computer and camera bags).

Thule Group has approximately 2,400 employees at 8 production facilities and 35 sales offices worldwide. Its products are sold in more than 140 markets and sales in 2016 amounted to SEK 5.3 billion.

Site Purchaser

As Site Purchaser at Thule Group you are the main point of contact for your dedicated supplier base. You are to make sure that our overall purchasing strategies are implemented and to lead the supplier agenda covering quality, delivery performance, sustainability and cost development as well as assuring that your suppliers are delivering and performing into our new development projects. As Site Purchaser you will also be leading the site purchasing team activities (together with SQA’s and Planning) and setting the direction for supplier action plans. In this position you will drive commercial negotiations and agreement settlements with suppliers in alignment with our category purchasing strategies and in close collaboration with category managers and other internal stakeholders. 

The ideal candidate for this position is a driving force with a selling personality. You are a self-motivated and results oriented person with excellent negotiating and decision making skills. Your ability to easily communicate together with your high level of integrity and business acumen  are other appreciated ingredients in your personal profile. We expect you to have an academic degree in Business Administration, Engineering or Supply Chain Management as well as experience and proven success from operational and/or tactical sourcing in an international environment. Proficiency in English is a given.

The position is placed in Hillerstorp where our development center also is situated, you will be reporting to Purchasing Director Christoffer Havkranz who is able to answer further questions regarding this position, 0370-25690.

If you believe you would enjoy working in such an environment and feel that the professional tasks will be challenging, please submit your application no later than October 1st.

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As soon as possible
Salary Set salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Hillerstorp
County Jönköpings län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2017/144
Published 08.Sep.2017
Last application date 01.Oct.2017 11:59 PM CET