SE_Category Manager-C till Hitachi Energy Sweden AB (7769)

September 15, 2023
Roll Kategorichef
Kompetensområde Management
Startdatum 2023-09-25
Slutdatum 2024-09-23
Omfattning 100%
Ort Ludvika
Land Sweden
Sista svarsdatum 2023-10-06 (Offerter kommer att behandlas löpande)
Kontaktperson Anette Svensson ( | 073-091 19 23)
Referensnummer #9953
Övergripande uppdragsbeskrivning

We are now looking for a SE_Category Manager-C till Hitachi Energy Sweden AB to Hitachi Energy Sweden AB in Ludvika.

Develop, plan and implement Supply Chain Management (SCM) strategy focused on optimizing costs, quality, delivery and reliability of suppliers and supplied products for an assigned category or group of categories. Ensure execution in accordance with Company, SCM and Supply Base Management instructions and procedures. Leveraging the Continuous Improvement Process Sourcing (CIPS) process, implements effective sourcing strategies in line with business strategy ensuring that the supply base/suppliers have the capability and capacity to meet current and future business requirements. Ensures all relevant parties understand strategies and execute processes accordingly.

Additional Hiring Information for Supplier:
As a Strategic Buyer you will be part of a key function in driving and coordinating strategic sourcing activities together with our suppliers and internal interfaces such as design, sales, production and operational purchasing. You will work together with stakeholders to find more cost-efficient and reliable solutions and setups. You will be included in a small, tight team who supports each other in a high pasted environment with great atmosphere.

Your responsibilities

Maintain and develop the supply base with focus on quality, delivery and total cost.
Define and drive local sourcing strategies that align with the development and implementation of regional sourcing strategies in collaboration with the regional SCM Manager.
Run regular supplier evaluations in collaboration with the respective local buyer and initiate improvement projects when required.
Identify new suppliers in cooperation with relevant category team. Qualify new suppliers in cooperation with Supplier Quality and Engineering specialists.
Define and establish local standard agreements with all major suppliers, and periodically renew pricelists, standard purchase terms and conditions in line with Business directives and guidelines.
Run benchmark studies for the local factory team and for specific sourcing initiatives and designs and implements cost-out programs and/or processes to reach financial targets.

Your background
You are a curious person with the drive to challenge yourself and the organization for continuous improvement.
Good communication and networking skills as well as strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Professional experience in a supply chain function.
Strong sense of ownership and entrepreneurial attitude.
Well versed in MS tools – Excel, Power Point, SharePoint, Power BI, etc.
Good knowledge in Swedish and proficiency in English is required.

Need to be on site for start-up period and training, remote work can be possible after that in dialogue with manager

Levels with numbers (1-5): Increasing experience from 1=Very Junior up to 5=Very Experienced
Levels with letters (A-F): Increasing experience from F=Very Junior up to A=Very Experienced



IMPORTANT Carefully read the full description of the role, requirements and specific qualifications wanted, areas of responsibility, background requested and additional employment information for the supplier to ensure that your set of competencies matches the role.
Fluency in both written and spoken English is mandatory.
IMPORTANT Confirm that your offered price is a gross price according to the information below. From this price the fee (4.23%) will be deducted.
Provide consultant’s Date of Birth in the following format: YYYY – MM – DD.


The consultant is located in Sweden

Övriga krav

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Övrig information

Attach only ENGLISH CV in Word format under the Documents tab in the offer. PLEASE REMOVE company logos and photos.

PLEASE NOTE: From the offered hourly rate, the contractual fee of 4.23% will be deducted

If we end up in a contract the consultant must undergo a drug test before the assignment can start. The consultant then also must have a certificate for SSG-Entré and sign a NDA.

Need to be on site for start-up period and training, remote work can be possible after that in dialogue with manager

For further details and conditions, see the attached documents.


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