SSAB - Procurement Manager - Commercial Procurement Lead
Luleå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Purchaser
Work model On location
Application due date 30 August 2024
Are you the one?

Are you passionate about transformative projects and eager to shape the future of sustainable steel production? SSAB is looking for ambitious Procurement Managers to join our exciting journey. At SSAB, we are committed to sustainability and aim to eliminate all CO2 emissions by 2030. Location Luleå or Stockholm

Becoming part of the SSAB family means joining a journey. A journey that we believe is essential for the sustainability of this planet. Steel has been one of the most important materials for developing our society and it will continue to be so. In the roofs over our heads, in the bridges connecting our cities and in the cars of tomorrow. At SSAB we are proud of our history and leadership in high-strength steel. But we are also aware that the production of steel is one of the largest emitters of greenhouse gases in the world. That has to change. That is why we have developed the world’s first fossil free steel production and has committed to becoming largely fossil-free by around 2030. As part of SSAB you will be instrumental in realizing this goal and push for the green transformation of the whole steel industry.

Available Roles:

Procurement Manager – Process Equipment

Procurement Manager – Engineering

Procurement Manager – Consultans

With an investment of €4.5 billion approved by our Board of Directors, Luleå is set to become our next site for fossil-free steel production. The new Luleå mill will boost a capacity of 2.5 million tons per year, featuring state-of-the-art facilities including electric arc furnaces, advanced secondary metallurgy, a direct strip rolling mill, and a cold rolling complex. This transformation will support the mobility segment with premium products, driving our mission towards a sustainable future.

At SSAB, we are dedicated to fostering a culture of sustainable learning and leadership. We aim to attract and retain individuals with the right attitude skills, and competence to help us deliver fossil-free steel to the world, paving the way for a greener tomorrow.

Main responsibilities

  • Procurement Strategy Leadership: Define and oversee the deployment of procurement strategies and tactics, with a focus on market analysis, supply chain capacity, risk assessment, procurement packaging, contract models and the pursuit of cost optimization.
  • Supplier Engagement and Oversight: Initiate pre-qualification for suppliers and contractors, navigate RFx procedures, assess proposals, and sustain partnerships with suppliers.
  • Manage the contracting process, ensuring compliance with laws, regulations, and company policies in collaboration with legal, finance, technical, project and contract management teams.
  • Lead negotiations and negotiation teams.
  • Project Collaboration: Work closely with project managers and Project Buyers to ensure deadlines and project schedules are met, contributing to procurement procedure updates and best practices.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Cultivate and sustain robust partnerships with internal and external stakeholders, developing and delivering content to guide decision-making processes.


About You

  • A Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in a relevant □eld (e.g., Construction, Business, Engineering, Supply Chain Management).
  • 5+ years of experience in project procurement activities, particularly on large, multi-year investment projects.
  • Experience working with EPC/M type of contract
  • Proven capability in guiding teams, mediating agreements, and interactively engaging, with a background in handling supplier partnerships.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint for data analysis and reporting.
  • Fluent in English, orally and written

Our offer

At SSAB we strive for a diverse and inclusive environment. We use our values – driven, true and ahead – in making everyday decisions, keeping the customer at the heart of what we do. This makes us all team players, each with the drive to improve. When joining SSAB you will become part of an organization of passionate problem solvers working together on important challenges. We will support your growth by providing a safe and friendly workplace that contributes to work-life balance. If you set out to achieve it, at SSAB you will have the possibility of broadening your skills and grow within your field or beyond.

We offer a wide range of appreciated benefits to our employees. Some examples of these are listed here:

Profit sharing

Life balance through reduction of working hours

Wellness grants

Recruitment process

1. Apply

2. Interview

3. Come and meet us

4. Assessments

5. Health Examinations

6. Reference Check

7. Sign

Background check may be a part of the recruitment process.

Got questions about this position?

Contact Oscar Petersson, Head of Project Procurement - Engineering & Equipment

Contact Oscar via mail - oscar.petersson@ssab.com

Contact Petra Fekete, Interim Talent Acquisition, Transformation Office

Contact Petra via mail - petra.fekete@ssab.com

Contact Petra via LinkedIn

We decline contacts from recruitment agencies and ad sellers regarding this advertisement.

Trade union information is provided by Akademikerföreningen, Unionen and Ledarna, which can be reached via our switchboard on phone +46 920 920 00.

Word from your future manager

"As a Procurement Manager on this groundbreaking project, you will drive strategy and ensure delivery within your area of expertise, working close with multiple contractors and stakeholders in order to deliver on time, on cost, with quality while always keeping safety first.

We are looking for a self-driven person that thrives in a fast-paced environment and understands the unique challenges that a project of this size will present.

You will join a team that values diversity of thought and encourages open communication, while always trying to help each other to achieve the common best result.

If you share SSAB's vision of a stronger and more sustainable world, I welcome you to join us on this exciting journey, where each day will present new opportunities to make meaningful contributions and create an impact."