SSAB - Operational Purchaser
Luleå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Purchaser
Work model On location
Application due date 31 July 2024
Are you the one?

If you like doing business, are looking for new challenges and are good at creating new contacts, we would like you to apply for this position as an operational buyer with us at SSAB. Here we work based on trust with our own responsibility. We also attach great importance to health and well-being.

The position is located in Luleå and is a one-year temporary position with an intended start of October 1, which can of course be discussed.

Becoming part of the SSAB family means going along on a journey. A journey that we believe is crucial for the future and sustainability of the planet. Steel has been one of the most important materials for our societal development and will continue to be so in the future. In our homes, in bridges that connect our cities and in the cars of tomorrow. At SSAB, we are proud of our history and our leadership in high-strength steel. At the same time, we are aware that steel production is one of the industries that emits the most greenhouse gases in the world. That must change. We have therefore developed the world's first fossil-free process for steel production and around 2030 we will be largely fossil-free. As part of SSAB, you will be important in realizing this goal and thus contribute to a green transformation of the entire steel industry.

About the service

As an operational buyer, you work with the operational purchasing process in a cost-effective manner. You ensure that the customer receives the right delivery at the right time in accordance with the applicable agreement and terms.

As an operational buyer, you manage a high flow of purchase orders. In this flow, it is important to handle any deviations from our suppliers and to have a continuous dialogue with our customers regarding ongoing orders as well as agreements and prices.

You also create quotation requests, negotiate and write agreements. It is also expected that you actively work to lower the cost level of purchased goods and services in order to best meet SSAB's needs.

Your main areas of responsibility

  • You work with the operational purchasing process in a cost-effective manner.
  • You ensure that the customer receives the right delivery at the right time in accordance with the applicable agreement and terms.
  • You manage a high flow of purchase orders. In this flow, it is important to handle any deviations from our suppliers and to have a continuous dialogue with our customers regarding ongoing orders as well as agreements and prices.
  • You also create quotation requests, negotiate and write agreements.
  • You work actively to lower the cost level of purchased goods and services in order to best meet SSAB's needs.


About you

  • You have education with a focus on purchasing or finance.
  • If you have experience for previous work in purchasing, this is advantageous.
  • You have good knowledge of Swedish and English in speech and writing.
  • You have the ability to analyze and prioritize based on an overall perspective and take your own initiative.
  • You have good communication skills and can easily cooperate with others.


Our offer

At SSAB, diversity and inclusion are part of our culture. We use our values ​​– driving, genuine and one step ahead – in our daily decision-making, always with the customer in focus. It makes us all team players, with a common drive to improve. When you start at SSAB, you become part of an organization with passionate problem solvers who work together on important challenges. We will support your growth by offering a safe and friendly workplace that contributes to work-life balance. At SSAB, you have the opportunity to broaden your knowledge and grow.

We offer a wide range of valued benefits to our employees. Here are some examples of that:

Profit sharing

Flexible conditions for shortening working hours

Health care allowance

The recruitment process

1. Apply

2. Interview

3. Tests

4. Reference taking

5. Health examination

6. Sign

Background checks may be carried out as part of the recruitment process.

Do you have questions regarding the service?

Feel free to contact recruiting manager, Joakim Svennberg via email - joakim.svennberg@ssab.com

We refrain from contacts from recruitment companies, advertising sellers and the like regarding this advertisement.

Trade union information is provided by the Academics' Association, the Union and the Leaders, which can be reached via our switchboard on tel. 0920-920 00.

A few words from your future boss

"Do you like doing business, have varied work and are good at making new contacts? Then the position with us is definitely something for you to look for. With us, community and joy are guiding stars as we believe that it gives the best results both for the company and you as an employee. I am in Borlänge, but as a group we have well-developed working methods so that you will still feel that I am a present manager!"

SSAB is a Nordic and US-based steel company that builds a stronger, lighter and more sustainable world through refined steel products and services. Together with our partners, SSAB has developed SSAB Fossil-free™ steel and plans to reinvent the value chain from the mine to the end customer, largely eliminating carbon dioxide emissions from our own operations. SSAB Zero™, a largely carbon-free steel based on recycled steel, further strengthens SSAB's leading position and our comprehensive sustainable offering regardless of the raw material. SSAB has employees in over 50 countries and production facilities in Sweden, Finland and the USA. SSAB is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and secondary listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Join us on the journey! www.ssab.com, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, X and YouTube.