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Project Manager, IE Sourcing

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 9.2.2021

Konecranes has three main business areas - Port Solutions, Industrial Equipment and Service. Business area Industrial Equipment(IE) develops, manufactures, sells and delivers a variety of light lifting equipment and overhead cranes as well as their components to industrial customers globally. Our organization is spread over 50 countries and we deliver more than 5000 cranes to customers annually, being supported by several crane manufacturing units and a solid network of subcontractors. We aim at advancing both growth and profitability of the business as well as at ensuring high level of customer satisfaction. To ensure this, we are seeking to hire an energized Project Manager, IE Sourcing

As a Project Manager you will work in close collaboration with engineering, quality, materials management and suppliers.

Your responsibilities include sourcing activities, product piloting, negotiation and feedback execution and supplier performance activities towards the supplier network. You are an experienced professional, preferably with mechanics manufacturing background and relevant sourcing experience, and have already a long experience in working as a part of cross functional team.  
Main responsibilities:

  • Lead and co-ordinate procurement daily work with stakeholder functions (e.g engineering, material management and quality)
  • Balancing targets between stakeholders and the projects
  • Supplier screening and RFQ process execution
  • Organize sampling and prototype parts manufacturing
  • Contract negotiations, contract optimization
  • Active vendor management and communication of supplier base
  • Delivery time follow-ups and development
  • Quality / feedback management and execution
  • Cost analysis and investment follow-up
  • Project planning and progress reporting


  • Master’s (or Bachelor) degree, preferably major in mechanical engineering or mechanical related; or economics
  • Preferably 5 years working experience in similar position
  • Experience in sourcing, supplier selection, contracting and continuous improvement plans towards the supplier network
  • Ability to develop strategic and tactical plans in collaboration with stakeholders
  • Excellent negotiation and presentation skills
  • Experience in mechanical manufacturing, or in other manufacturing area
  • Ability to understand technical drawings and work closely with engineering
  • Ability to work in changing multicultural environment and to take actions accordingly
  • Persistence to drive improvement and achieve results
  • Good networking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Previous project management experience is seen as an advantage
  • Willingness to travel, when necessary

Location: Finland
Additional information: More information about this position can be obtained from, Jari Laitiainen, Sourcing Manager Finland,
BA IE jari.laitiainen@konecranes.com
Jari is available via phone +358503428781 on limited times, please call on Monday, February 22nd between 15:00-16:00 EET or
Tuesday, February 23rd during 13:00-14:00 EET 
Please fill out the application latest by February 28 , 2021 via careers.konecranes.com