Purchasing Manager

We are looking for new member to our team i Motala

Job posting: Purchasing Manager, Holms Industri AB

Holms Industri AB is a Swedish entity founded 1927, the main operation is located in Motala with a modern and efficient manufacturing. The company has a long industrial history in Sweden spanning from early days in horse shoes and spades to the current product portfolio containing world class offerings within sweeping attachments, snow plows and sand spreading buckets. The turnover is approximately 11 MUSD thereof 60% are exported outside Sweden, the operation employs 48 persons whereof three are employed in the wholly owned sales company Holms Inc. in the USA. For further details please visit www.holms.com

Our current Purchasing Manager has decided to leave the company to move on in his carrier and we are therefore searching for his replacement. The role takes full responsibility for the company’s sourcing of production material as well as non-production related materials and services. Obviously, the main focuses lays in effective sourcing for our production which annually drives a purchasing volume of 40 MSEK, this volume is increasing over time since the company is on a strategic growth journey.

The challenge ahead is to further develop our network of suppliers to drive cost effective sourcing. Given is to achieve competitive pricing but we highly value quality, delivery accuracy, optimised logistics and co-operation for development when we assess and select suppliers. We are searching a candidate who can accelerate our performance in effective sourcing.

The right candidate has a professional past/history in similar industrial sourcing/purchasing management. You have an adequate academic education and you can prove a successful track record from a similar role previously in your carrier. You are commercial driven, target oriented, highly focused and prepared to work hard to achieve results. At the same time, you are open minded, prestige less and social talented. You must be broad in your approach since the job spans from strategic planning for future success to hands on daily work with purchasing orders and contacts with suppliers.

The job is based in Motala Sweden and you must be able to travel occasionally. You command written and spoken Swedish and English.

The role reports to the Production Director and to the President depending on area of responsibility

If you feel that this exciting opportunity would fit you, please send your application including CV and personal letter to jobb@holms.com

Carl Gindahl
President and CEO