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Category Manager – Motor & Drives and Aluminium
The ASSA ABLOY Group is the global leader in access
solutions. The Group operates worldwide with 48.500 employees and sales of 8,2
billion euros. The Group has leading positions in areas such as efficient door
openings, trusted identities and entrance automation. ASSA ABLOY'S innovations
enable safe, secure and convenient access to physical and digital places. Every
day, we help billions of people experience a more open world.
ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems is growing, and in the
process of doing so, we are looking for someone to increase our Sourcing
Savings and Supplier Management capacity.
We are now looking for a Category Manager – Motor &
Drives and Aluminium
The Category Manager is responsible for developing
and executing the sourcing strategy for assigned sourcing categories within our
Pedestrian Door Segment. The ultimate goal for the Category Manager is to leverage
the benefits within our segment as well as with other ASSA ABLOY businesses whilst
supporting various manufacturing locations. In essence, it means that your
project management skills will be put to the test and require you to navigate a
complex business landscape while maintaining good relationships with
stakeholders across the entire organization.
For the right candidate, we offer a fun and exciting job,
where you can have a major impact on the future direction of the Pedestrian Door Segment. We will put our trust in you, and we expect you to bring your best!
In addition to setting the overall sourcing strategy
for the business segment, you will be delivering year-on-year cost reduction-
and improvement targets through clearly communicated plans. You will also be a
driving force for change and fostering a cross functional continuous
improvement culture through your collaborative mind-set and by contributing to
the establishment of best practices so that we can achieve a world-class Supply
Further responsibilities will include, but are not limited
and execution of clear- and aligned plans with specific deliverables (Quality,
Delivery and Cost optimization) while being able to show transparency of results.
and tracking improvements across the Supply Chain
responsible for Supplier selection-, negotiation & qualification to meet
projects specifications as well as cost-, quality- and lead-time objectives.
We are looking for someone with excellent project
management skills and who has working experience from a similar position,
preferably in a similar company. A proven track record of various cost reduction
activities, implementation of new suppliers and a good understanding of
technology and manufacturing will be required.
As a person, we believe
it is important that you are a highly goal-oriented and motivated person who
possesses excellent communication- and organizational skills, as we are a complex
and global organization.
You have experience with sourcing for technically complex industrial
products (e.g. Electronics, Motors, Power train components, OEM components and Aluminium parts)
Fluency in English and
the ability to travel occasionally will be required.
The position is located at the ASSA ABLOY Entrance
Systems office in Landskrona, Sweden. You will report directly to the
Pedestrian Door Segment Sourcing Director.