Are you experienced in Purchasing with project management skills and will thrive in a central position in a global company with strong growth? Then you should apply for this job!
Thule Group continues to grow and we are in the most ambitious period in the company’s history in terms of product development investments in our traditional categories as well as in our newer categories, such as strollers.
To enable this expansion we are now strengthening our Project Purchasing Team with one additional member.
As our new Project Purchaser you will play a key part in our development process of new products from a very early stage – creating value by providing insights on new material & technical innovations into our project development teams as well as preparing our Category Managers for the needs of our future product ranges.
Among your work tasks you will contribute to assure that new development projects are delivered on time, at the agreed quality and within the targeted cost. You will create, evaluate and negotiate supplier offers in close cooperation with Category Managers and Site Purchasers, as well as cooperating with our suppliers to find improvements in our development projects.
This position requires travel both domestic and international.
For information: When recruiting for this position we are working together with Dfind Science & Engineering. If you have any further questions please contact the recruiting consultant Fredrik Stigbäck, 073-340 32 23. More information and please apply via https://www.dfind.se/science-engineering
Company: Thule Group AB
Last day of application: 27 May, 2018
To be successful in this role you possess project management skills and experience from technical sourcing and/or engineering project management in an international business environment. You thrive in a fast paced organization and like to be challenged, and vice versa challenge the ones around you to reach your full potential.
Naturally you have excellent negotiation skills together with the ability to easily communicate and cooperate as well as analyzing data. We expect you to have an academic degree in Business Administration, Engineering or Supply Chain Management and proficiency in English.
We believe in strong team work both within your own team but also across teams. We strive to be an open and curious organization, sharing our knowledge and inspiring one another. Within Thule Group you will find people who have a passion for the products we make and the outdoor company we are. We share the same values and we like to have fun. All of our employees have a joint responsibility to maintain that spirit and contribute to it.
The position is placed in Hillerstorp where our development center also is situated, you will be reporting to Purchasing Director.
Organization and Business description:
Thule Group is a world leader in products that make it easy to bring along the things you care for – easily, securely and in style – when living an active life. Under the motto Active Life, Simplified. we offer products within Sport&Cargo Carriers (as roof racks, roof boxes, carriers for cycling, water and winter sports that are transported by car), Active with Kids (as bike trailers, strollers and child bike seats), Packs, Bags & Luggage (as Luggage & Duffel bags, Laptop Backpacks, Camera bags, Technical Backpacks), RV Products (as awnings, bike carriers and tents for RVs),
Thule Group has approximately 2,400 employees at 9 production facilities and 35 sales offices worldwide. Its products are sold in more than 140 markets and sales in 2017 amounted to SEK 5.87 billion.
For more information please visit www.thulegroup.com