Project Purchasing ManagerSundbyberg, Stockholm
Do you want to join a growing organization that provides world-class products to the world's best image creators? Would you like to be one of the key players in a team ensuring Profoto’s exciting new product launches? Do you enjoy working in an ever- changing environment where you manage numerous internal and external contacts and are considered the “doer”?
Profoto continues to grow and we are now looking for a Project Purchasing Manager to our head office in Stockholm.
What we are looking for
As the Project Purchasing Manager at Profoto you will work in the Operations & Quality department. You will work closely together with Category Management, R&D, Sales & Operations, Contract Manufacturers and Product Management.
As this position is relatively new at Profoto, it comes with great opportunities to influence and develop ways of working, processes and utilization of the new ERP-system.
You will be located in Profoto’s modern HQ in Sundbyberg just outside Stockholm. The position may require some business travels to suppliers in Europe and Asia (~20 days per year).
The Project Purchasing Manager is acting as a coordinator, managing sourcing-related activities in the product development projects and is an integral part of the team ensuring timely and successful product launches.
The areas of responsibility includes:
- Managing sourcing activities during a project phase
- Support and coordination of category management actions/activities to achieve strategic objectives
- Manage RFQ activities
- Manage call off and delivery monitoring to ensure timely deliveries during the project phase
- Create and maintain COGS calculations
- Provide input on supplier performance to Category Management
- Monitor and mitigate risks during the project phase
- Minimum a Bachelor’s degree (Engineering, Business Administration, Economy)
- At least 5 years of applicable work experience (including working with hardware products and related development and production activities)
- Excellent communications skills and fluency in English and preferably also in Swedish
- Business acumen and negotiation skills
- Relevant purchasing system knowlegde
It will be meritous if you have experience from working in areas closely linked to engineering, production, cost and quality assurance as well as experience in working with contract manufacturers. Good ERP system knowledge and utilization is also valued.
You are a team player with a positivie attitude. You are structured, organized and quality- oriented. As a person you always strive to find a better solution to everything you do. You thrive in an environment where you interact and coordinate task with colleagues, suppliers and other stakeholders. You have a strong interest in technology and product development. You enjoy working in a fast- paced environment with high achiving coworkers.
Want to join Profoto - The Light Shaping Company?
If you feel you have what it takes to become the Project Purchasing Manager, please send an application with your CV, personal letter, and education records from university and high school to our HR Manager Carina Agnekull at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Only applications containing the required documents will be processed. If you have any questions, please contact Carina Agnekull via email.
Last day to apply is September 30th. Interviews will take place on a continuous basis, so apply today!
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 a part of our DNA from the very beginning.
What we offer
Innovation has secured our position as the leading choice for the world's best photographers. So, our culture is creative, entrepreneurial, forward thinking and agile. That's why we're looking for the very best and the very brightest to help make us better. Talented and driven people who are keen to enter a growing and fast paced environment where responsibility is given early.
As a result, we've created a company where high achievers will be given every opportunity to grow, develop, and contribute on an international stage. That's massively important for us because ultimately - your success is our success.
CEO: Anders Hedebark
Headquarters: Sundbyberg, Stockholm
Offices: Tokyo, Hamburg, Paris, London, New York, Toronto and Shanghai