Strategic Sourcing Manager

Posted date: Dec 22, 2020

Location: Göteborg, O, SE

Company: Ericsson


As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with more than 54,000 patents to our name, we’ve made it our business to make a mark. When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead and perform at your best, shaping the future of technology.


This is a place where you're welcomed as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team.


Are you in?


Come, and be where it begins.


Our Exciting Opportunity:


We are strengthening our team of Sourcing professionals in Gothenburg with one additionally driven colleague with a commercial mind-set. Today we are an 8 person strong dedicated, highly qualified and commercially focused team working with a wide variety of categories from electro mechanics to electronics.


Ericsson is the world leader in 5G that will transform the lives for millions of people and companies around the world and you will be a part of this journey. The position will mainly focus on electronics components in the board power/standard electronics' domain why experience in this field is an advantage.


We are working in a dynamic international environment with suppliers and colleagues around the globe.


We are located in the beautiful Lindholmen office and it will require that you work out of the office most of the time.


You will:


  • Lead all aspects of, prepare & execute the RFx process
  • Evaluate and select suppliers
  • Conduct supplier discussions
  • Ensure supplier agreement implementation
  • Contribute to the long term business


To be successful in the role you must have:


  • Excellent English skills
  • The ability to drive your own results
  • Leadership skills (getting results through others)
  • Communication skills
  • Curious mind-set
  • People skills
  • A Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Sourcing Practice, Process & Strategy Knowledge
  • Change & Improvement Management Skills
  • Commercial Acumen & Skills
  • Financial Acumen & Skills
  • Local Laws & Regulations Knowledge



What´s in it for you?


Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of fearless decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it. You won’t develop for the status quo, but will build what replaces it.


Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, in a place where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls.


You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless.


What happens once you apply?


To prepare yourself for next steps, please explore here: https://www.ericsson.com/en/careers/job-opportunities/hiring-process

Main Location: Goteborg, Sweden.

This role reports directly to the Head of Transport Products.

In case of any additional questions, please contact the Recruiter - Lukasz Rokitowski: lukasz.rokitowski@ericsson.com

Deadline to apply: 21st of January 2021




Do you believe that an organization fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration to execute with speed creates better business value? Do you value a culture of humanness, where fact based decisions are important and our people are encouraged to speak up? Do you believe that diverse, inclusive teams drive performance and innovation? At Ericsson, we do. 

We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, religion, political opinion, nationality, ethnic background, social origin, social status, indigenous status, disability, age, union membership or employee representation and any other characteristic protected by local law or Ericsson’s Code of Business Ethics.

Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || || Göteborg || SharedServ

Req ID: 482562 

Job Segment: Strategic Sourcing, Manager, Operations, Strategy, Management