Global Category Manager to SKF - Adiga Recruitment - Inköpar- och marknadsjobb i Göteborg
Global Category Manager to SKF
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SKF is a global knowledge engineering company working throughout the world in diverse applications; from wind farms and offshore oil rigs to high-speed trains, washing machines and millions of motor-cycles, trucks and cars.

Our 48 400 employees in 130 countries enjoy exceptional career opportunities, solid team work and the chance to make a real difference.

Group Purchasing has a vital role for the success of SKF. Successful Purchasing is key to handle the todays and future business challenges and our global teams contribute with the development and management of a world-class supplier base to deliver value to our customers. 

On behalf of SKF, we are now looking for a Global Category Manager - Indirect Materials and Services within Maintenance, Repairs and Operations.

Within the implementation of the new high performing Purchasing Organization at SKF, we are looking for a qualified global category manager to run strategic sourcing projects for MRO Standard spare parts and hand tools.

The position globally manages product & service categories within Maintenance Repairs and Operations (MRO) and reports directly to the Global strategic purchasing manager MRO. You drive strategic sourcing projects with cross functional teams. You develop & communicate & implement a category strategy with the Business units. Furthermore you will coordinate all purchasing activities in your category network and drive supplier improvement thru fact-based analysis (financial, quality, manufacturing, etc.).

Key responsibilities:

* Develop strong category strategies incl. category target setting - based on a deep understanding of SKF Product Lines needs and insights into the supply market characteristics
* Analyze category spend data to find opportunities for cost reduction, e.g. supplier consolidation, specification rationalization, variant reduction, low cost country sourcing etc.
* Develop the annual cost reduction, innovation & improvement plan
* Organize and project lead strategic sourcing projects
* Manage strategic sourcing projects applying SKF strategic sourcing methodology
* Participate in/lead fact based negotiations
* Drive supplier onboarding and the supplier switch process. Work in close collaboration with Product Lines to secure local acceptance of new contracts
* Measure and manage supplier performance in all QCDIM (Quality, Cost, Delivery, Innovation, Management) aspects
* Manage Supplier Relationships for selected preferred suppliers
* Manage internal stakeholder relationships
* Manage demand (indirect material) - Analyze internal consumption patterns and proactively develop new consumption policies.


* University degree within relevant field of knowledge
* Solid knowledge of total cost and strategic sourcing
* Knowledge of purchasing processes
* Project management experience
* Willingness and the ability to travel frequently.

Personal Requirements:
To be suitable for this position we believe that you are result oriented with a strong business focus and stakeholder involvement. You have the ability to put strategy into action and have strong decision making skills. Experience of communicating in different levels of a global organization is a requirement, as well as good negotiation skills. You are also analytical and structured in your way of working.  

Additional information
The position holder will be part of the MRO team and reports to Global Strategic Purchasing Manager MRO. Preferably the function holder will be located at one of SKF's European sites.

We collaborate with Adiga AB in this recruitment. For questions regarding the recruitment process please contact recruitment consultant, Emma Lorensson at , +46 (0)72 528 12 52 or Camilla Alfjärd at , +46 (0)70-520 42 47

To apply
If you are interested and meet the above requirements, please submit your application, including cover letter, no later than 9th of November 2016. Incoming applications will be handled subsequently.

We look forward to read your application!

Adiga AB started in 2010 as an engineering consulting firm working towards the industry, with main focus on construction- and development projects. Over the years we have been growing and today we are working within the areas Automotive, Control Systems, Industry, Purchasing and Recruitment. This vacancy is positioned within the Recruitment area, which means you will be employed by our customer.

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Emma Lorensson
Camilla Alfjärd

Adiga Recruitment

Adiga Recruitment
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