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Purchasing Category Manager

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 11.6.2018

Job Description

We are looking for a Category Manager to lead our Positioner Factory Purchasing team in Vantaa.

As a Category Manager, you will be independently responsible for the procurement of electronics category for the Metso’s Plant for digital valve controller manufacturing.

You will be working closely with electronic manufacturers in Europe and in Asia, but also with Metso R&D and manufacturing. You are responsible for the contract management of subcontractors and you negotiate new contracts when needed. You will also monitor the component supply chain to ensure the reliability of delivery.

You manage the team that consists of a purchaser and a supply chain development engineer. You will report to the Factory Manager.


To Succeed

To succeed as a Category Manager, you should have already 4-5 years’ experience in electronics procurement. You should also have excellent understanding of embedded electronics technology, electronic components EOL and manufacturing processes. Ideally, you have participated in agreement negotiations earlier and are familiar with contract management.

Your workstyle is self-reliant, accountable and determined. You have a strategic mindset and you don’t hesitate in reaching ambitious targets. Your collaboration and communication skills are great and you have convincing negotiating and influencing skills. You speak English fluently but can work in Finnish too.

We also value

  • Bachelor/Master’s degree (e.g. in technology, economics or similar)
  • Understanding precision mechanics
  • Out of the box mindset
  • Ability to travel at times, approx. 25% of the work time.


We Offer

We offer you an interesting, independent and responsible role in procurement in a global business environment. You will get support from a great team of professional colleagues, a thorough introduction to the role and naturally all the benefits of a big company.


Additional information

The task begins as soon as we find a suitable candidate. In case you have any questions, please contact Factory Manager Ilkka Penttilä, tel: +358 40 594 8330, on June 18th 15:00-17:00 or June 20th 15:00-17:00 EEST.

Please send your resume and application with salary expectation via Metso Careers page latest by July 1, 2018.


Metso is a smoke-free workplace in Finland.