Section manager Strategic purchasing
Kiruna, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Section manager, mine
Work model On location
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Job Posting End Date / last application date:

2024-02-14

About the service:

We are looking for a committed and development-oriented Section Manager to lead Strategic Purchasing within the Iron Ore Business Area. An exciting opportunity for you who want to be involved in developing the purchasing work within LKAB's operations today and our upcoming historic transformation.

Purchasing is part of the purchasing and finance staff within the Iron Ore business area and is organized into three sections; Strategic-, Tactical & operational-, and Support & sustainable purchases. As Section Manager for Strategic Purchasing, you are responsible for leading and developing your business, which today consists of approx. 11 employees spread across our various locations. You are part of the management group for Purchasing and report to the department manager for Purchasing, in the management group you are expected to contribute from a holistic perspective to the joint management and change work for the department.

The purchasing work is based on a category-based working method. Your duties mean that you, together with your employees, are responsible for cross-functionally and in close cooperation with the business to ensure sustainable supply chains and develop the external supply by developing, implementing and following up purchasing strategies. You have overall responsibility for procurement, contract and supplier follow-up with a focus on generating added value, minimizing risk and reducing costs. Your work includes proactively working to develop our joint working methods and the supplier base to contribute to ensuring that today's operations and our future transition are carried out in accordance with the existing plans and goals.

Through your leadership, you must contribute to the section being characterized by an inclusive and positive work climate, and as a guiding star is our leadership vision, which involves a coaching and relationship-oriented leadership that is based on trust. The role includes creating and following up relevant goals for the section and the employees in order to contribute to the development of the employees and LKAB.

Place of stationing is at one of our operating locations Kiruna, Malmberget or Luleå. Travel in the service is common.

Your qualifications:

We are looking for someone who has several years of experience working with business relationships with an advantage in the form of category-based strategic purchasing work. You are used to leading and developing businesses and organizations, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders, and have a genuine interest in leadership. You are driven by building relationships, engaging, lifting and leading people and motivating them to realize their own and the business's goals. You have good communication skills and are used to taking personal responsibility, are easy to structure and have a business-like appearance. In order to continue developing the section and the purchasing work as a whole, we would like you to have a strategic and holistic approach, process and efficiency thinking, as well as experience in building strong cross-functional work groups.

Great emphasis is placed on personal suitability. We would like you to have a university or college education, for example in economics, technology, law or other education combined with experience in the field.

For all positions at LKAB, a driving license with authorization B is required.

Other information:

At LKAB, we value and strive for diversity and an even gender distribution within the departments.

Welcome with your application containing CV and personal letter no later than 2024 -02-14.

For more information about the position, please contact Head of Purchasing Robert Palo tel: +4692038029, e-mail: robert.palo@lkab.com.

Union contacts:
Malmberget/Luleå

Unionen Södra: Katarina Paganus 0 97076298

SACO club Södra: Annika Taavoniku 0970-79532

Leaders South: Annica Kaati 0970-76765

Kiruna/Svappavaara

Unionen Norra: Sakari Alanko 0980-725 08

The academic association: Peter Johansson 0980-71879

Leaders: Ingegerd Kyrö 0980–71050

We Offer

Our unique operations require employees with unique knowledge. Regardless of the position, we help and support one another – across departmental and organizational boundaries – throughout the group. It is important to us that you want to contribute to the warm and inclusive culture that is the basis for our success. We are all driven by a strong commitment and want to create value for our customers. We like challenges and welcome new ideas. We build trust by taking responsibility, and with us safety always comes first. Our values ​​are thus Commitment, Innovation and Responsibility. In addition to becoming part of our broad organization with plenty of opportunities for learning and development in your day-to-day work, we offer all employees an attractive range of benefits.

 

At LKAB, we value and strive for diversity and gender balance within the departments. Apply by clicking the link at the top of the page. Attach a personal cover letter and your CV. Interviews and selections take place on an ongoing basis, so do not wait to submit your application. We're looking forward to hearing from you!

 

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Why you should work with us!

We are leading the transformation of our industry towards a sustainable future. Our co-workers, a new world standard for mining, sponge iron and critical minerals will be key as we make our production carbon-free by 2045.

Global greenhouse gas emissions must be reduced significantly and within a short period of time. Tackling the climate problem will require a transformation – a significant challenge as global energy consumption is heavily linked to fossil fuels. It requires systemic changes that will take time and require a high degree of collaboration between industry and policy makers.

Based on our vision and mission, the strategy for LKAB charts the way forward towards zero carbon dioxide emissions from our own processes and products by 2045. It also secures our long-term competitiveness.

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Global greenhouse gas emissions must be reduced significantly and within a short period of time. Tackling the climate problem will require a transformation – a significant challenge as global energy consumption is heavily linked to fossil fuels. It requires systemic changes that will take time and require a high degree of collaboration between industry and policy makers.
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