Fiskars - Making the everyday extraordinary
Fiskars Group’s purpose is to make the everyday extraordinary. With our family of lifestyle brands including Fiskars, Gerber, Iittala, Royal Copenhagen, Waterford, and Wedgwood, we want to create a positive, lasting impact on our quality of life. Our products are available in more than 100 countries and we employ around 7,900 people in over 30 countries. Please visit us at www.fiskarsgroup.com for more information.
Fiskars Supply Chain provides a holistic end-to-end approach and efficiency and quality on a global scale. Unified supply chain continues to improve, balance and optimize the utilization of own and external capacity.
Supply Chain has an opportunity for a Sourcing Category Specialist who wants to make the Everyday Extraordinary!
You are an experienced sourcing professional with a strong business insight. You will be part of Functional Sourcing Category team supporting the implementation of various global sourcing category activities within the Functional business. Together with the team you are accountable for ensuring effective supplier base for the category and securing strong sourcing contribution to product management, new technology sourcing, concepting and new product development on tactical and operative levels. You collaborate effectively in virtual teams within sourcing organization and with the various other stakeholders across organizations and cultures to achieve category goals.
You have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of education. You have a minimum of 2 years of global sourcing experience in consumer goods industry including global negotiations and total cost ownership. You are familiar with category management, possess strong communication and negotiation skills and continuous improvement comes naturally to you. You enjoy working in an international environment and communicating with colleagues from different cultures. As this is a global role with teams in different continents and time zones, flexibility is a must. English will be your daily working language.
We offer you the opportunity to develop and grow in a dynamic, enthusiastic and highly professional team. Join our team and seize this extraordinary opportunity!
The job is based at our HQ in Helsinki, Finland. For further details on the job please contact Mikko Saarniaho, Sourcing Category Manager, by phone, +358 40 504 4757, best available on 11th October at 12.00-14.00 and 17th October at 12.00-14.00 (Finnish time).
Please send your application with salary expectations via the link below by 23th October 2019. We look forward to receiving your application.