Stora Enso is a leading provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper globally. Our customers include packaging producers, brand owners, paper and board producers, publishers, retailers, print houses, converters, and joinery and construction companies. Stora Enso has some 26 000 employees in over 30 countries. Stora Enso shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Oy and Nasdaq Stockholm AB. Sourcing & Logistics contributes to Stora Enso's transformation and profitable growth by leveraging supplier competence and partnerships for innovation, customer value creation and new technical solutions. Our vision is to be the Preferred Sourcing and Logistics Partner today and tomorrow, creating value for Stora Enso by effectively and efficiently meeting the business needs for Sourced Products, Services and Logistics.
Stora Enso Sourcing and Logistics is looking for a clear, visible, courageous and ambitious candidate with high potential to assume the role of Lead buyer of raw material for Biocomposites in our Sourcing team in Wood Products Sourcing.
The primary location for this position is Hyltebruk, Sweden, where Stora Enso by innovative work currently is building a biocomposite center. We offer the selected candidate a unique opportunity to learn handson all about Sourcing, to contribute to the competitiveness and success of our company and to develop into a true Sourcing Professional as part of the Sourcing team with the overall target to Source the Best Partners.
The lead buyer is responsible for keeping the operation of biocomposite running smoothly by ensuring sourcing of raw material on a strategic, tactic and operational level. The lead buyer is a negotiator, administrator as well as supplier responsible for dedicated suppliers.
The lead buyer will report directly to SVP Sourcing Wood Products, and will also be a part of the sourcing team in Hylte.
Primary responsibility for the lead buyer is to formulate and execute strategies for all biocomposite raw material, with the target to deliver lower cost for the required quality, establish and develop close cooperation with suppliers, leading to the overall target; Source the Best Partners.
Based on the strategies, the lead buyer will establish and implement procurement plans together with the available internal resources in order to make best use of the existing supplier agreements.
Additionally key areas is to develop existing and future supplier base, which includes pre-qualifications in line with our Supplier Code of Conduct as well as to proactive lead continuous improvement efforts in close cooperation with selected key suppliers. The lead buyer will take a proactive approach in reviewing current systems and procedures, making recommendations and implementing changes according to One Sourcing Way - our standardized process for sourcing within Stora Enso. In addition, the lead buyer will participate in sourcing related issues
- Master Degree in polymer technology/chemical engineering, Economics/ Business, Sourcing or Operations management.
- 5+ years working experience in international sourcing
- Fluent in written and spoken English
- Knowledge in polymer technology, or chemical engineering background
- Knowledge of contract law and working knowledge of MS office and other IT systems
The ideal candidate is highly structured and systematic, works proactively and result-oriented and is willing and able to take initiative. Our Stora Enso values “Lead” and “Do What’s Right” must be strongly reflected in your high personal integrity and accountability. You need to have a solid financial understanding with an analytical mindset.
Other key requirements:
- Good managerial and leadership skills
- Strong communication and influencing skills. Ability to negotiate.
- Excellent team working skills and ability to work independently
- Flexibility and ability to adapt to a changing working environment
- Ability to work in multicultural teams
Location: Hyltebruk, Sweden
The position requires travelling.
The final application date is august 31th, please apply as soon as possible as selection and interviews are ongoing. Please note that we only accept applications via Stora Enso's Career Pages. Follow the link to apply: https://storaenso.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=008395&lang=en
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For further information regarding the job please contact Saki Boukas, SVP Wood Product Sourcing, firstname.lastname@example.org + 46 72- 357 86 60 during summer email works better.
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