Normet is on a strong growth path and now strengthening the Strategic Sourcing team.
As a Sourcing Manager, you play a key role in developing and scaling up Normet’s supply chain for our growing global business. You will own the sourcing strategy in your responsibility area, drive required changes, and secure business performance by creating and implementing sourcing action plans. You are responsible for developing existing and future suppliers in short and long term aiming at continuous Total Cost Improvement. You drive for stable quality and service levels at all times in combination with a competitive price. In this position you will actively work with supplier development, supplier evaluation, contract negotiations, and new product development on the global scene. Your job includes also maintaining and developing commercial relationships with selected suppliers. In short, your task is to manage all aspects of supply base in your responsibility area, working together with your stakeholders to reach optimal results for our business in terms of Technology, Quality, Supply, and Cost.
You have a M.Sc./B.Sc. degree or corresponding competence as well as work experience from sourcing, procurement or supply chain management. Project management skills and international business experience are considered as additional qualifications. Preferably you have gained experience in best cost country sourcing and working in manufacturing industry. Category experience especially in electrical components and systems is valued in this position.
To be successful in this role, you will need to work across the organization in cooperation with Normet colleagues and stakeholders. You are a team player but not afraid of taking initiative or constructively challenging old ways of working. You are self-driven, result oriented and you cope well also in pressure situations and under uncertainty. You have the ability to build trust and add value in business relationships by excellent communication, negotiation and language skills (English).
In this position you will be a member in the Strategic Sourcing team which co-operates closely with operative purchasing. You will be reporting to VP Strategic Sourcing. The position is based in Iisalmi or Espoo, Finland (other locations negotiable), and will require international travelling.
We offer you a dynamic and positive working environment with devoted professionals and excellent possibilities for professional growth in our global organization.
Interested in the excellent opportunity for developing your career? Please send your resume and application letter in English with salary request no later than 12.8.2018 at www.mercuriurval.fi, ref FI-12920. For more information about the position, please contact Mercuri Urval´s Consultant Niklas Sutela, +35840 772 8270 or Ari Rantala +35840 822 7042.
Normet is a global, fast growing and innovative technology company with a passion to offer continuous improvement to underground construction and mining processes for increased safety, productivity and profitability. Normet services its clients by providing complete technical solutions that create value through saving costs and shortening process cycle times. From conception to production to application, their solutions are developed based on the welfare of people and on the care of the environment.
Normet has become one of the market leaders in its product segments globally. Normet’s headquarters are located in Iisalmi, Finland and it operates globally with over 1000 business professionals in 42 locations in 28 countries. Normet Group's turnover in 2016 totalled over EUR 200 million. Please, see www.normet.com.