Purchaser, Caterpillar Propulsion Production AB | B+C
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We are now looking for an experienced colleague to our Purchasing Department where you will have an important and critical role for our production and after sales department.

The position

As a Purchaser you will collaborate with suppliers to ensure execution to planned orders and schedules as well as resolve issues with suppliers to ensure material availability for facility production. You work closely with the facility production schedulers and operations personnel to support facility production and point of use material availability.

What will you do

In your role you will ensure the timely delivery of materials to the facility, collaborating with suppliers to coordinate deliveries, shipping schedules and work schedules to meet facility production plans. Using supplier collaboration technologies, collaborates with suppliers and operations to plan delivery of material for production.

As our Purchaser you actively collaborates with suppliers to perform root cause corrective actions to resolve quality and supplier performance issues. This work may require planning for alternate manufacturing methods and requires the ability to communicate effectively across multiple functions both in- and outside of the company.

Who you are

We believe that you are service minded and driven by achieving excellent results. You have the capability to work independently but also like to work and contribute in a team. You have good networking and communication skills and understand the importance of good service. To build and maintain successful relations comes natural to you.

As background you have relevant experience within purchasing and material planning. If you also have knowledge in negotiations and supplier agreements, it´s a bonus.

Preferably you have a post-secondary education or else a vast experience within purchasing. At Caterpillar we use Monitor as our ERP system and we expect you to have knowledge in that or similar and also have good knowledge in MS Office. A requirement for the role is that you are fluent in English and fluent Swedish will be a plus. You have good MS Office knowledge.

To be able to move between our three sites, located on Hönö and Öckerö, you need to have a driving license.

Care to join?

Of course you do! In this process Badenoch + Clark is our recruitment partner. Welcome to apply as soon as possible, but latest by September 25th. We would like to see your application including CV and a cover letter describing what motivates you with the position and why you are well suited for it. The selection and interview process will be ongoing so please don´t wait until just before the cut-off date.

Questions can be directed to Senior Recruitment Consultant Sarah Wallentin at Badenoch + Clark, +46 736 84 72 03.

About Caterpillar Propulsion The company started out as a small Swedish shipyard in 1912, and today Caterpillar Propulsion is a worldwide company. Caterpillar Propulsion develops and manufactures advanced propellers and propeller systems for ocean-going merchant ships and work boats worldwide - focusing on propellers with adjustable pitch, azimuth and tunnel thruster and steering, and thus delivering a complete solution to the customer. Our special expertise is innovative hydrodynamics, which guarantees our customers high reliability in tough conditions. Caterpillar Propulsion has production facilities in Sweden and Singapore and a number of marketing offices in other parts of the world. Today, Caterpillar Propulsion has about 170 employees in Sweden. www.catpropulsion.com

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