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Sourcing Manager

We are now looking for a Sourcing Manager to join our Global Sourcing function in Services Business Area. The selected person will be part of regional European Sourcing Team and will be responsible for a selected Category (Components, Fabrication & Machining or Castings & Forgings).  The purpose of this role is to improve product profitability and support business growth by developing a cost-competitive, high-quality, and innovative supplier base and by driving improvement in availability and lead times.


In this role, you will develop Category Sourcing strategy according to the business priorities and requirements, translate this high-level plan into a roadmap, and drive the execution of the defined actions. You will be working on supply base development, supplier negotiation, supplier performance management and delivery of results and improvements according to the plan. You will have multiple Stakeholders, including BL Sourcing, Tactical Sourcing, other BA Sourcing, Global Logistics Operations, external suppliers, and supplier quality teams. In this interesting role you will have the ownership of significant spend.  Location for this role will be Tampere, Espoo, or Lappeenranta.

More specifically you will be responsible for:

Strategic Sourcing

  • Translates BA´s business requirements and market understanding into sourcing strategies, development actions and implementation roadmaps
  • Owns BA procurement performance, spend and delivery against the agreed targets in area
  • Drives product sourcing to execute sourcing strategies to deliver improvements and ensures Sourcing early involvement in proposal planning in close collaboration with Business Partners
  • Exploring and implementing BCC sourcing opportunities
  • Developing current & new suppliers, and driving availability, on time arrival and lead time improvements with the supplier
  • Leads cost reduction exercises in conjunction with relevant stakeholders
  • Monitoring agreed sourcing KPIs and driving improvement in them
  • Supports quality department and ensures customer quality requirements are met and suppliers fulfil our requirements  


Business Partnering

  • Ensuring that procurement actions support the business requirements and ambitions
  • Ensure alignment between local operational procurement teams, tactical sourcing team and other BA
  • Manages project sourcing and ensures close collaboration with Delivery
  • Represents sourcing in the BA with close collaboration to internal and external stakeholders of the BA


Supplier Relationship Management

  • Owns supplier relationships for key strategic suppliers in categories under BU responsibility and negotiations with them. Running supplier negotiations with these suppliers, and managing their performance
  • Ensures sourcing processes and tools, guidelines and policies are implemented in the BA


Key measures/KPIs

The success in this position is measured by key sourcing KPIs:

  • Develop BA’s Suppliers performance; On-time-delivery and lead-times
  • Sourcing Savings
  • Quality costs
  • Supplier Payment term
  • Supplier lead times
  • BCC%
  • Contract Coverage
  • Price list coverage
  • Supplier sustainability incl. Supplier Code of conduct coverage
  • Other procurement KPIs


You will report to Marko Aho, Head of Sourcing, Europe, Services Business Area.


To succeed


To be successful in this challenging position role you should have:

  • Proven track record in delivering tangible sourcing improvements either in a business or procurement role
  • Technical knowledge and expertise in a relevant technology/manufacturing area
  • Knowledge of key commodities – Commercial Components, Fabricated & Machined parts, Castings & Forgings - is an advantage
  • Ability to think strategic, and act hands-on
  • Great influencing skills, proactive and independent approach
  • Strong drive and performance orientation skills required
  • Relevant education supporting the role
  • 5+ years’ work experience in supply, procurement or/and business line
  • Ability and desire to travel internationally

We offer you a fantastic opportunity to work in one of key Sourcing roles in BA Services, impact business performance with your actions, and chance to collaborate with our experts and network across the globe. 


Additional Information

For further details about the position, please contact


To apply please leave your application by 22nd of May 2022. Please note that we will start interviews immediately after posting this job thus, send your application today!

Sourcing Manager

Kokopäiväinen, Vakituinen

Julkaistu 13.05.2022

Yrityksen liikevaihto: 
Yli 100 000 000 €

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