SCA · Publicerad 21 sept

Company description:

Job description:


Global Hygiene Supply, within SCA, is looking for a Technical Material Buyer to support Lilla Edet Mill in the Nordic region.

The Technical Material Buyer provides direct support to the Sourcing Managers, leads cost out projects across all Hub sitesHe or she provides and ensures full compliance to SCA P2P process.

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.

Within GHS, the ambition of Global Sourcing is to be recognized as the driver for best total costs for SCA. Global Sourcing will thereby drive down total costs by managing a sustainable and competitive supply base utilizing appropriate sourcing strategies, processes and resources which support the needs of the business. We offer you a challenging job in a global company with many strong international brands.

The position is located in Lilla Edet, Sweden and you will report to the Sourcing Manager whitin Lilla Edet.

Main Tasks
  • Execute design to cost opportunities for all hub streams across all Hub sites, ensuring working capital efficiency
  • Comply with SCA procedures, purchasing policy and financial instructions
  • Support Hub Sourcing managers in the execution of tenders, supplier qualification, supplier selection, risk management
  • Work closely with all stakeholders to drive continuous improvement through cost saving projects, organizing trials, implementing supplier changes and tracking savings
  • Maintain and develop knowledge database, aligning reporting capability across the hub and co-ordination of systems improvements, driving initiatives such as E- procurement
  • Review and monitor sourcing operational needs when interfacing with suppliers, ensuring effective communication of best practices and supporting roll out of these initiatives (Hub level)
  • Review and maintain records of approved suppliers in line with SCA risk policy
  • Ensure that the interests of SCA are managed in a professional and ethical manner throughout all interactions with suppliers, ensuring full compliance with SCA Supplier Standard
  • Ensure, where appropriate, the integration of common product types across all sites of SCA and ensure a harmonized approach across all hub engineering storerooms
  • Supply regular updates and KPI's to Sourcing managers to ensure effective communication of cost saving activities (Actual v's target)

Required profile:

Key Competencies
  • Experience within a sourcing role is mandatory minimum 1-2 years´experience.
  • Must understand the purchasing process and be familiar with purchasing terminology
  • Diploma Level or equivalent education level.
  • Competent in MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel & Powerpoint
  • SAP Experience is desirable.
  • Experience from handling negotiations
  • Ability to understand blueprints
  • Effective communication skills (written and oral)
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Methodical approach to planning & organization.
  • Good commercial awareness skills
  • Fluent in English and Swedish, oral and written
Furthermore, you are driven and have a convincing and coaching attitude, eager to be a spokesperson for implementing processes and new ways of working.

What we offer:

Additional Information

Please provide your application in English, via our jobportal.

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Joachim Carlbom, Sourcing Manager, +46 520 65 91 79.

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

SCA at a glance

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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