Strategic Buyer, Getinge, Solna
Sometime in life, we all need to seek healthcare. Getinge have a long tradition of creating innovations that improve people’s quality of life – and save lives. Getinge thinks it is the most important job in the world.
The strategic purchasing function within Product Area Critical Care at Getinge group in Stockholm, Solna, is looking for a Sourcing Area Manager (SAM) for Indirect Services.
The Product Area Critical Care at Getinge with a yearly revenue of 4,2 billion SEK (2021). Critical Care includes the product groups Advanced Patient Monitoring, Ventilation and Anesthesia. Development and production sites in Solna, Sweden and Feldkirchen, Germany and sales and service units as part of Getinge´s Global Sales organization.
The Medtech business offers you an interesting and exciting environment with strong growth opportunities. Getinge is dedicated and passionate about helping their customers to save lives and ensure excellent care.
You will lead Indirect services, which means to ensure that the Solna site has an indirect service and 3rd party product supplier base that enables the business to achieve its objectives within quality, supply capability/service and cost.
The overall objective is to improve productivity, quality and efficiency in services and existing contracts, at right cost and in time, render judgments and make timely decisions in alignment with business objectives, strategies and tactics. This also involves encouraging active teamwork across the functions.
Areas of responsibilities:
• Supplier management of suppliers specific to the Solna site and if agreed of global suppliers on behalf of Getinge Group
• Sourcing events in indirect services
• Category Management including identify and run cost down initiatives
• For indirect services within Getinge lead the annual negotiations for selected categories
The position is located at Getinge’s office in Solna.
Is this you?
You have a University degree within supply chain, engineering or equivalent education, and several years’ experience from sourcing. We believe that the right candidate will set the strategic direction based on market conditions and risk, raise innovation ideas in an early design phase and developing partnership with suppliers. Being in the Medtech industry it is important to ensure legal compliance in all processes. Further, knowledge in cost-analyses and quality value engineering are important. Getinge appreciates the ability to balance the openness in negotiations with suppliers are vital for success. Good knowledge of the SAP-system and MS-office is an advantage. Experience from working within the Medtech business is rewarding.
Fluency in Swedish and English are mandatory.
In this recruitment, your personal attritbutes will be of great importance! You have a strong record and are eager to move forward and always striving to improve – and gladly share this ambition and energy with others. We believe you are:
• Curious with an eagerness to continue to learn and develop
• Strong interpersonal skills and integrity
• Ability to influence both internal and external stakeholders
• Patience and confidence to take lead on and prosecute the improvement processes within your area
• Ability to work independently without strict guidelines in a dynamic environment
• The improvement processes within your area
Key Words: negociation, purchase, Contract Management, Sourcing, upphandling, Inköp, förhandling, strategisk inköpare, sourcing area manager
Getinge AB is a Swedish public limited company listed on NASDAQ, Stockholm. Getinge was founded in 1904 in the small town of Getinge, Sweden. Getinge is providing hospitals and life science institutions with products and solutions aiming to improve clinical results and optimize workflows. Getinge’s offering includes solutions for intensive care, cardiovascular procedures, operating rooms, sterile reprocessing, and life science. The company has more than 10,000 employees worldwide, operations in 38 countries and sales in more than 135 countries. The production is conducted at facilities in France, China, Germany, Poland, Sweden, Turkey, Netherlands and the US. In 2020 the revenue was 29,8. billion SEK.
Together we can make a difference
At Getinge we are dedicated and passionate about helping our customers save lives and ensure excellent care. A career at Getinge provides career opportunities that both inspire and challenge. Here, you can make a difference every day.