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Purchasing managers - Sourcing Finland, Imatra, Sunila and Heinola-Lahti mills
Stora Enso Oyj

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 8.11.2018

Stora Enso Sourcing and Logistics is looking for

Purchasing managers - Sourcing Finland, Imatra, Sunila and Heinola-Lahti mills.

Stora Enso Sourcing and Logistics is looking for a clear, visible and courageous person to lead, develop and operationally run local mill sourcing operations in order to meet business requirements, with the target to support daily business, reduce procurement spend as well as develop the function towards best practice; leading to the overall target, Source the Best Partners.

The Purchasing Manager will form an integral part of the Purchasing function in the achievement of Business objectives. The candidate will take a proactive approach in reviewing current systems and procedures, making recommendations and implementing changes according One Sourcing Way.

You will report to the Director Sourcing Finland. Locations are in Imatra, Sunila and Heinola or Lahti mill and the responsibility is to lead local Sourcing taking on the role as the clear business partner as well as proactive contribute to the success of the Sourcing Finland team.

Key success factors:

  • Excellent cooperation with key stakeholders in operations/divisions and within Sourcing organization to develop effective cost reduction strategies and implementation plans.
  • To attract, retain and develop talents to build a distinctive Sourcing Finland organization. 

Key tasks:

  • Run Sourcing to assigned targets, business needs and market opportunities.
  • Act as a focal contact point of view towards stakeholders and collect mill information and needs to lead buyers and global categories.
  • Meet purchase requests from business units in timely and professional manner, and suggest improvements as needed to make best commercial purchases while meeting business needs.
  • Develop and execute local sourcing plan together with lead buyers and stakeholders in line with our strategy, targets, guidelines and policies.
  • Run sourcing activities, including tendering, negotiations and supplier selection for local contracts and one off investment purchases. Implement and execute contracts in local level ensuring usage and execution, development according to needs and help with potential claims.
  • Lead assigned operational purchasing operations within decided policies, processes, time, cost and savings.
  • Act as a member of local mill and maintenance management teams. 

Lead and coach own team

  • Lead and coach sourcing team to facilitate learning and development.
  • Challenge current ways of working, suggest changes and implement agreed best practices to continually improve processes and methods. 

Manage performance of own functional budget as well as own targets

  • Develop and implement yearly target breakdown linked to business as well as individual performance plans.
  • Make and keep budget and forecasts for own unit. 

Key performance indicators include Sourcing savings, Development of Sourcing spend, Sustainability of suppliers and Leadership Index within personnel survey.


Formal competencies and experience:

  • 5+ years experiences within purchasing/strategic purchasing and/or supply chain management.
  • Collage/University degree in relevant area (engineering/technical or economics/finance).
  • Good knowledge in written and spoken Finnish and English.
  • Experience in team leading and working in matrix organizations. 
  • Solid team player with ability to work independently and in an international context.
  • Solid analytical skills. Able to define and understand the most critical issues and to set and manage structure. 
  • Proactive, result oriented, willing to take initiative and responsibility.
  • Stora Enso value “Do what’s right” must be strongly reflected in your high personal integrity and accountability.
  • Process and applications skills: SAP MM or similar, MS Office, Outlook. 

Personal Skills:

Visible: Is visible through contacts and travel to our sourcing and business units as well as suppliers. Can both help to solve day to day issues as well as making steps to reach larger picture.

Courageous: Dares to challenge existing ways of working when opportunities for improvements exist. Pragmatic to make things work in reality, rather than perfect but not implemented.

Clear: Easily communicates in all types of situations and makes people feel listened to. Builds trust and openness by understanding current business and best practice.

Welcome to apply via www.storaenso.com/careers, latest by 25.11.2018.

For more information

Director Sourcing Finland Pasi Laukkanen, tel. +358 40 7667 329. Contact times 14.11 16-17.30, 15.11 8-8.30, 20.11 15-16 and 22.11 9-11