Operative Purchaser to Saab Job at Saab in Linköping

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Exina Karmanik +46 (10) 2168267

Emma Bergmar +46 (10) 2168799

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Are you service minded, solution oriented with passion for creating and caring supplier relationships you might be the right person for us. Regional Aircraft at SAAB is now looking for a new operative purchaser to join our team in Linköping.

Your role

As a operative purchaser you work in close collaboration with the Project and Sales organization as well as Design team. The main focus is to secure deliveries in time from suppliers by preparing purchase scope and handle day-to-day purchases within spares and/or repairs to SAAB 340/2000 aircraft customers. The role includes:

Handle day-to-day requirements, place orders and expedite

Clarify and prepare scope of upcoming requests

Together with strategic buyer and quality team evaluate supplier performance and qualify suppliers

Identify, develop and secure the supplier base to meet the organization’s future requirements

Take an active part in developing the department going forward

This position includes full supply chain responsibility from quotation to purchase as well as monitoring our suppliers. You will play an important role to develop both large and small suppliers through cooperation, continuous dialogue and performance reviews. You will be a part of implementing improved ways of working according to Saabs processes.

Your profile

Solutions focused, driven and experienced within procurement. When collaborating with stakeholders, you are confident with the ability to build relationships, influence and provide advice to key decision makers. You focus on achieving success in both individual and team projects.

Required skills:
YH or Bachelor’s degree in procurement or logistics or similar build-up of skills and experience.

Experience of operative procurement

Great cooperative and flexible ability

Excellent communication skills in Swedish and English, verbal and written

Great ability for service

A technical interest/knowledge can be of advantage

This position requires that you will be approved in a security screening in accordance with the Swedish Protective Security Act.

What you will be a part of

Regional Aircraft is a department within Aviation Services focused on supporting a large fleet of Saab manufactured passenger and cargo aircraft all around the world. Regional Aircraft is the Type Certificate holder and OEM for Saab 340 and Saab 2000.

Regional Aircraft is operating on a truly international arena with customers and suppliers from all over the world. Our main operation are based in Linköping but we also have an office in USA outside of Washington and we employ around 110 people. Saab is committed to support our fleet of aircraft and Regional aircraft is tasked within Saab to carry out this commitment towards the customers, aircraft owners, authorities and supplier. You will be a part of the Supply Chain team that consists of 15 strategic and operative purchasers.

A typical day working within Regional Aircraft is fast paced, customer driven and most importantly fun.

Observe that you can send us your application in either Swedish or English.

Last date for application: 2020-03-29

If you are interested in what benefits you can take part of as an employee at Saab in Sweden, you can read more about them here.

If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a challenging team setting, Saab may well have the perfect conditions for you to grow. We pride ourselves on a nurturing environment, where everyone is different yet we share the same goal – to help protect people.

About Company

Company: Saab

Company Location:  Linköping

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