SCA · Publicerad 20 sept

Company description:

Job description:


We are looking for a Global Sourcing Manager to reinforce our merchandise and outsourced products organization.

The Global Hygiene Supply (GHS) organization contributes to making SCA a highly successful global hygiene company by having the safest, most efficient and lowest cost product supply base.

Global Hygiene Supply Tissue enables the delivery of business needs through world-class supply chain performance tailored to the local needs by leveraging on the global scale, solutions, capabilities and best practices.

To achieve the above we are looking for an highly motivated Global Sourcing Manager with an engineering mindset and sourcing skills!

Preferred location is Gothenburg.

Main Tasks

The Global Sourcing Manager delivers cost efficiency and additional value in sourcing programs. The position holder develops and executes supply stream strategies by having a clear view on business demands and supplier market.

Other areas of responsibility are :
  • Conduct spend analysis and make opportunity analysis.
  • Driving a total cost approach by delivering cost savings, cash flow and added-value improvements.
  • Assuring access to new innovative services from suppliers supporting total cost-in-use reduction.
  • Performing risk management analysis
  • Owning the commercial relationship with strategic suppliers, lead sourcing process and negotiate agreements
  • Providing expertise knowledge about global supplier market
  • Benchmarking prices and ensuring cost transparency on a regular basis
  • Close cooperation and alignment with internal stakeholders, ensuring implementation and deployment of programs and strategies.

Required profile:

Key Competencies
  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent).
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in sourcing, with demonstrated strategic sourcing competence and/or transferable knowledge. Experience from outsourced production or from raw material sourcing is a merit.
  • A proven track record of success either in a sourcing organization or commercial organization, with close relations to customers and suppliers.
  • Excellent communication skills in English (written and verbal) in an international environment; strong networking ability.
  • Strong analytical skills with advanced Microsoft Office skills. SAP and/or Ariba knowledge a plus.
  • Fluent English
We are looking for someone who has the capabilities below:
  • Customer Partnership
  • Supplier Management and Analysis
  • Total Cost of Ownership
  • Contract Management
What we offer:

Additional Information

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Jessica Nordlinder, Global Sourcing Director Indirect Sourcing,

SCA kindly but firmly declines direct contact with recruiting and staffing agencies, as well as job advertising sellers.

Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget
SCA is a leading global hygiene and forest products company. The Group develops and produces sustainable personal care, tissue and forest products. Sales are conducted in about 100 countries under many strong brands, including the leading global brands TENA and Tork, and regional brands, such as Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa. As Europe's largest private forest owner, SCA places considerable emphasis on sustainable forest management. The Group has about 44,000 employees. Sales in 2015 amounted to approximately SEK 115bn (EUR 12.3bn). SCA was founded in 1929, has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, and is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. For more information, visit
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