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Global Strategic Buyer

Strategic Sourcing department at Alo consist of a team of strategic buyers and quality engineers who directly reports to the Director Strategic Sourcing and Supply Management of the Alo Group. The team works globally and have offices in Umeå Sweden, Matha France, Ningbo P.R China and Telford Tennessee USA.


As a Global Strategic Buyer you are responsible for one or more specific areas of commodities and suppliers. You are in charge of developing the commodities and supplier base in line with the established strategy. Main task and assignment is the process of running rationalization- and improvement projects with a focus on quality, delivery and cost. You will act as a Sourcing representative for development projects run by different functions within the Group.


In order to succeed, you are stimulated by taking own initiatives right from the start of analysis to the completed implementation. You have a high personal integrity and running the day to day tasks unhindered and independently.


A degree in Engineering or Economics, with some years working experience from Sourcing or Production Engineering is preferable. If you also have experience from hydraulics it is a merit. As this position involves regular international contacts, you will need to master English both written and spoken.


You will report to Umeå Sweden.


If you are interested in working for Global Strategic Sourcing and require further information, please contact: Yenny Fredriksson Director Strategic Sourcing and Master Planning


Any other enquiries, please contact: Britta Malmqvist, HR-department. Contact telephone number: +46 90 170500


Please apply latest by February 21 2018


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Ålö Brännland, Umeå

Brännland 300
901 37 Umeå Directions


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