Öhlins Racing is a Swedish company with global operations. For over 40 years we have produced advanced suspension systems, and over the years more than 300 world championship titles have been won with the help of our technology. Since January 2019 Öhlins Racing is a subsidiary of Tenneco. Tenneco is an American enterprise which is one of the leading companies within design, manufacturing and distribution of ride performance products and technologies. Today Öhlins Racing develops and manufactures front forks, shock absorbers and steering dampers for racing and street use for motorcycles, cars and mountain bikes. Our co-workers have many different professional skills and backgrounds. What unites us is a passion for world-class innovation and technology.
We are looking for a purchaser who wants to be part of developing products and business of creating the future suspension systems and thereby helping our customers ride faster, safer and in more comfort.
The purchasing teams consists today of 15+ staff in four countries (including SDE/SQA), and in the role of commodity/project purchaser you will report directly to the Purchasing Senior Manager. If you want to work in a global and class leading company with possibilities to form our process, products, strategies and supply chain, this is the job for you.
As project/commodity purchaser you will have a large commercial responsibility in creating new and improved business cases, where your technical and commercial knowledge has direct impact. You will manage your own commodities and projects towards set targets. You will represent the purchasing team in each development project as responsible for the BOM and in addition responsible for the development of a selection of strategic suppliers. A selection of responsibilities:
- Source and chose new or existing suppliers in development and application projects.
- Together with supplier, SDE and R&D reach the optimal manufacturing method.
- Strong focus on cost savings; negotiation, VA/VE, resourcing, MOQ, lead-time, etc.
- Supplier development towards specified requirements.
- Supplier Management; escalated supply chain issues, Score cards, etc.
The position will be placed at the office in Upplands Väsby. Travelling is to be expected
As many of our components are built to print, it is necessary that you can, based on drawings and specifications, create a picture of how each components should be produced for best quality and cost.
As we see an increase in mechatronic systems it is meriting if you have a background in that area. You have several years of qualified purchasing experience, preferably in the automotive sector. We expect that you have a degree B.Sc. or M.Sc within relevant area. You speak Swedish and English fluently.
We put a high focus on your personality. You are/have:
- Self-motivated and target focused.
- Natural ability to structure and control your tasks.
- Responsible and have ability to raise and finish initiatives.
- Very good cooperation skills and used to working cross-functionally.
- Like to work in a semi-agile/Lean environment.
- Commercially driven
As the majority of the employees at Öhlins are men, we welcome female applicants.
If you have any questions about the position, please contact Purchasing Manager, Carl Hesse, 08-590 025 81.
Your application is needed on August 23rd at the latest. Running selection will be applied.