Project Purchaser

Sundbyberg, Stockholm, Sweden

Would you like to be one of the key players in a team ensuring Profoto’s exciting new product launches? Do you thrive handling multiple tasks and deadlines in an ever changing environment where you manage numerous internal and external contacts and are considered the “doer”?

Then working as a Project Purchaser at Profoto is the role for you.

What we are looking for

As Project Purchaser at Profoto you will be a part of a team working closely together with Category Management, R&D, Sales & Operations, Contract Manufacturers and Product Management. The project purchaser is managing the sourcing related activities in the product development projects and is an integral part of the team ensuring timely and successful product launches.

As this position is new at Profoto it comes with great opportunities to influence and develop ways of working, processes and utilization of the new ERP-system to establish relevant KPIs and supplier monitoring.

You will be located in Profoto’s modern HQ in Sundbyberg just outside Stockholm. The position will require some business travels to suppliers in Europe and Asia (~20 days per year).

Key responsibilities

  • coordinate project purchasing activities such as call off and delivery monitoring to assure TTM deadlines until serial production
  • handle supplier capacity planning
  • create and maintain product cost calculations
  • perform project cost calculations
  • handle RFI and RFQ activities
  • handle EOL planning
  • support and coordinate category management actions/activities to achieve strategic objectives

Your profile

  • At least 5 years of applicable work experience
  • Minimum college education (Engineering, Business Administration, Economy)
  • Experience from working with HW products and related development and production activities
  • Fluent in written and spoken Swedish and English

As a person you always strive to find a better solution to everything you do. You are structured, organized and quality oriented. It also comes natural for you to assume a personal responsibility for the tasks at hand. You thrive in an environment where you interact and coordinate task with colleagues, suppliers and other stakeholders.

Experience from Project Purchasing and SRM is highly valued. Areas closely linked to Engineering, Production, Cost and Quality assurance are also meriting as well as experience in working with contract manufacturers.

If you have experience from Lean Product Development and can bring ERP system utilization knowledge that will also be valued.

Want to join Profoto – The Light Shaping Company?

If you see yourself as the Project Purchaser at Profoto, please send an application with your CV, personal letter and education records from university and high school to our recruiter Lars Janesköld at

Only applications containing the required documents will be processed.

Last day for application is 2018-09-30.

About us

Profoto is more than a brand. Profoto is more than the world-leading light shaping products we make. 

Profoto is dedicated to making every image the best it can possibly be by helping the creator bring the very best quality of light to the image. And when you consider there are literally billions of images taken every single day, you start to truly understand the full extent of our commitment to light shaping excellence. 

That dedication and passion have been imprinted in our DNA from the very beginning. 

50 years ago, our founders Conny Dufgran and Eckhard Heine resolved to make the very best flash for the very best photographers, and they succeeded. That’s a standard that we don’t only aim to maintain, but to surpass. 

Because we believe that light is the indispensable heart of all image creation, no matter what the camera, no matter what the situation, the ability to create amazing images is directly linked to the ability to master light shaping.

That core principle is the key to enabling a world filled with incredible images and the purpose of every single light shaping tool we make. 

Company facts

CEO: Anders Hedebark
: Sundbyberg, Stockholm
: Tokyo, Hamburg, Paris, London, New York and Toronto
: 120+


If you have any questions about this position, please contact:

Lars Janesköld
+46 (0)70-692 43 12